As the power requirements of single load Single Phase Ac Motor systems are often small, all our homes, offices are given a single-phase A.C. supply only. To get proper working circumstances using this single-phase supply, compatible motors have to be utilized. Besides being compatible, the motors have to be economical, dependable and easy to repair. One will discover most of these characteristics in one phase induction motor easily. Similar to three-phase motors but with some modifications, single-phase induction motors are a great choice for household appliances. Their simple design and low cost have attracted many applications.
Single-phase induction motors will be the basic motors which are powered by single -phase A.C. and where torque is produced due to induction of electricity caused by the alternating magnetic fields