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Make to Learn Invention Kits allow students to reconstruct working models of historic inventions. This design case describes the development of a series of Make to Learn Electric Motor Invention Kits that spans the time frame from development of the first patented electric motor in the United States to contemporary brushless motors. The design process is described and design decisions that led to the final sequence of electric motor kits are summarized.
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