AC Motor Basics

4.5 4 Reviews SKU: ELACM0CENDuration: 60 Minutes

Electric motors provide the mechanical energy that is needed to operate a wide variety of equipment in an industrial facility. To make sure that the motors in their plant are operating properly, operators should be familiar with the fundamentals of motor operation and the basic operating characteristics of AC motors. In this course, the trainee will learn about the basic operation of an AC motor as well as its parts and functions.

Course Details


Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Principles of Operation
  • Describe a motor action in an AC motor.
  • AC Motor Parts
  • List the major parts of a typical AC motor.
  • List the two types of three-phase AC induction motors.
  • Speed Control
  • Discuss how the speed of a typical AC motor is controlled.

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