Reviewed October 1993

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Electric Motor Selection

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The following abstract describes a publication that is only available for purchase. A link to ordering information is on this page.

Albert Garcia
Department of Agricultural Engineering

This publication covers the decisions that go into selecting an electric motor. It distinguishes single-phase motors from three-phase and contains several charts to determine engine efficiency and dimensions. It also provides guidelines for selecting the proper horsepower engine.


  • NEMA efficiency marking standard
  • NEMA motor frame dimensions


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MP544 Electric Motor Selection | University of Missouri Extension