An Overview of Brushless DC Motor

This is a beginner course to get a basic idea about Brushless DC Motor.
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Basics about Brushless DC Motor.
Various parts of BLDC Motor.
Operating Principle of BLDC Motor.
Various applications of BLDC Motor.


  • Learners from electrical background.
  • Those who are interested in motion control applications and special electrical machines even not from non-electrical background.


The discovery of Electric Motors was one of the most important stepping stones in the field of Electrical Engineering. There are various types of Electric motors available in the market. DC motors and AC motors are the major classifications in Electric Motors. During the advancement of Power Electronics and Drive Technology, Special Electrical Machines are introduced and Brushless DC motor is one among them.   

Brushless DC Motor is contributing a significant role in the field of Advanced  Drive Technology. So much researches are going on nowadays and its popularity is rapidly increasing. In terms of performance and price, BLDC Motor is now suitable for many of the applications. Machines which are ranging from simple devices to those machines with complex technology are taking the use of BLDC Motor for the conversion of electrical energy into mechanical energy. This course helps you out to get a better understanding of BLDC Motor. This course may be an initial step for the student to start their research over BLDC Motor and its wide range of applications. The course includes a brief idea about traditional Brushed DC Motor, The Need of Brushless DC Motor, Construction, Operating principle, and various Applications of Brushless DC Motor.

Who this course is for:

  • UG and PG students from Electrical background.
  • Beginners of Special Electrical Machines


Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering.
Merin John
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 39 Reviews
  • 845 Students
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I am currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at KK Wagh Institute of Engineering Education and Research, Maharashtra, India. I am having a teaching experience of three years.

I completed my Post Graduation in Industrial Drives and Control from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, and Under Graduation in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala.

I am interested in Power Electronics and Drives. 

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