# How do you adjust the speed of an electric motor?

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## How do you control the RPM of an electric motor?

Thus, the speed of a DC motor can control in three ways:

1. By varying the flux, and by varying the current through field winding.
2. By varying the armature voltage, and the armature resistance.
3. Through the supply voltage.

## How do you control the speed of a synchronous motor?

Speed of synchronous motors can be controlled using two methods called open loop and close loop control. Open loop contol is the simplest scalar control method where motor speed is controlled by independent frequency control of the converter.

## How do I make my AC motor variable speed?

AC motors are constant speed devices but their speed can vary if you change the input voltage or frequency or the windings that make the motor rotate. The most common and efficient way of changing the speed is to vary the frequency by using an inverter as the power supply.

## How do you control the speed of a single phase AC motor?

Capacitor run single phase induction motors are extensively used in low power applications, such as fans, pumps etc. Controlling the voltage applied to the stator of these motors is the main strategy used to control their speed.

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## Can you put a variable speed control on any motor?

To have electronically variable speed you will either need a universal/dc motor with PWM speed controller or a 3-phase inverter-duty induction motor with a variable-frequency inverter to control its speed.

## How can I control my PMSM motor speed?

Speed regulation of the PMSM is performed through the designing of Proportional Integral (PI), Proportional integral derivative (PID), Sliding mode controller and Sliding mode controller plus PID controller as a speed regulator which is the part of the PMSM drive.

## What is speed regulation?

The speed regulation of a motor is defined as the change in the speed from full-load to no-load and is expressed as a percentage of the full-load speed.