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Course Name Maintaining & Troubleshooting AC Motor Drives
Category B Course No. EE 351

Course Description This forty hour, hands-on course covers Variable-Voltage, Variable- Frequency (VVVF) and Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) types of AC motor drives and applications. The course covers technology used by Allen-Bradley, Fincor, GE, Emerson, Baldor, Vee Arc and others.

Who Should Attend Electronic maintenance personnel and their supervisors who work with and troubleshoot AC motor drives.

Prerequisites Participants must have a thorough understanding of troubleshooting with oscilloscopes and multimeters. This knowledge can be obtained by completing the Hane workshop Industrial Electronics Maintenance Level One (EE 201).

Length 40 hours
Class Size Up to 12
CEU's Awarded 3.5
College Transfer Credits 2 credit hours recommended

Format Hands-on Workshop. One lab station for every two participants.

Learning Objectives Participants will learn to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of three-phase field rotation

  • Identify volts/hertz and boost effect on motor operation

  • Identify slip and load effects on speed

  • Locate faulty power control devices including: high current, DIODES, TRANSISTORS, SCR's and GTO's

  • Identify three-phase bridge operation and faults

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the operation of converters, inverters and controls

  • Perform tests in both PWM and VVVF drives

  • Troubleshoot both PWM and VVVF drives

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