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synchronous speed

noun, Electricity
1.
the speed at which an alternating-current machine must operate to generate electromotive force at a given frequency.
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  • The induction generator generates electricity when it is driven above synchronous speed.
  • The difference between actual operating speed and the synchronous speed of an induction motor is referred to as slip.
  • The drive motor should be designed for constant synchronous speed.

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