Direct Current Motors. Physics 12 . Joke of the day:. An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force. Direct Current Electric Motor.
An electric motor has two basic parts:
The stationary part (external magnets, power source, brushes)
The rotating part of the electric motor is called the rotor.
Commutator attached to rotor
Brushes attached to battery