# From which material field coils of DC generator are made of?

From which material field coils of DC generator are made of?

Field coils of DC generator are usually made of copper.

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Last Answer : In a synchronous machine, if the field flux axis ahead of the armature field axis in the direction of rotation, the machine is operating as synchronous generator

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Last Answer : A Resistance thermometer is used to measure the stator % winding temperature of the generator.

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