This 40 hour course provides a review of motor control circuits with emphasis on AC and DC motor control circuits, and ladder logic circuits where electrical relay logic is used to control equipment both of which are used in industry and facility applications. In addition it will familiarize the participant with the operation of programmable logic controllers (PLC's) and how they function and how they are used.
A basic knowledge of electricity is presumed.
TopicsAC and DC power +AC reversing magnetic starters +Basic three-phase power distribution systems +Control Circuit-diagrams +Electronic soft start +Identify input and output devices that connect to PLC's +Motor name plate data +Multiple speed controls +Over current protection for control circuits +PLC functions +Power factor and power factor correction +Reduced voltage control +Standard and ladder diagram symbols +Terminology +Transformers +Troubleshooting techniques +Two step part winding starter +Variable Frequency Drive(VFD) and Variable Speed Drive(VSD)
Maintenance technicians, electricians, facility maintenance employees, electrical maintenance personnel and automation technicians or for anyone in a mechanical or technical role.
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