Stepper Motors Questions and Answers

Stepper Motors Questions and Answers :

How does a Stepper Motor move?

A. Electrical Pulse
B. Continuous Applied Voltage
C. Alternates from A and B

A pulse can be produce by which means?

A. Microprocessor
B. Timing Logic
C. Toggle Switch
D. All of the above

Which of the following is not a type of stepper motor?

A. Variable Reluctance
B. Hybrid
C. Magnetic
D. Lead-Screw

Which of the following is not a component of a stepper motor?

A. Windings
B. Rotor and Stator
C. Commutator
D. Brush
E. Both C and D

What is the difference between full-step and half-step?

A. In full-step two phases are on and in half-step only one phase is on.
B. More resonance is evident in half-step
C. More power required for full-step
D. Half-step offers better resolution

What criteria’s are necessary to consider when selecting a stepper motor?

A. Mechanical Motion.
B. Inertial Load
C. Speed Requirements
D. All of the above

Which of the following is NOT an advantage of stepper motors?

A. Cost-efficient
B. Maintenance-free
C. No feedback
D. More complex circuitry

With a stator having 8 teeth and a rotor having 6 teeth, what step angle will an application be able to achieve?

A. 15°
B. 51°
C. 20°
D. 105°

If an application using a stepper motor required feedback, which device would be needed to accomplish this?

A. Counter
B. Encoder
C. Linear Guide
D. Commutator

List industries that use stepper motors in their applications:

• Aircraft
• Automotive
• Chemical
• Consumer Electronics and Office Equipment
• Gaming
• Industrial Medical
• Scientific Instruments
• Surveillance Systems

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