Electrical Equipment: Motor Controllers and Operation

4.2 8 Reviews SKU: AOEMC00CENDuration: 120 Minutes

This course is designed to familiarize participants with basic concepts associated with what motor controllers do and how they do it. Typical steps for starting up, checking, and shutting down motors are also covered. After completing this course, participants should be able to explain how motor controllers control and protect motors. They should also be able to describe how to start up a motor, perform operating checks on a motor, and shut down a motor.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the purpose of a motor controller.
  • Describe the features of a typical AC motor controller contactor.
  • Describe how a motor controller can protect a motor.
  • Using an electrical diagram, identify the parts of a typical AC motor controller and describe the function of each part.
  • State the purpose of overload devices.
  • Explain the difference between thermal and magnetic overload devices.
  • Identify the parts of typical overload devices and describe their operation.
  • List typical steps for starting up a motor.
  • Describe normal operating checks associated with motor operation.
  • List typical steps for shutting down a motor.

Customer Reviews

3/23/2019

Excellent content presented in a logical method that is easy to understand.

“Excellent content presented in a logical method that is easy to understand.”

Jon-Anthony L. Verified Customer

2/22/2019

Average

This customer provided only a star rating and no written review.

Fergus J. Verified Customer

1/18/2019

material is dated, but still useful

“material is dated, but still useful”

Michael S. Verified Customer

1/2/2019

Great

This customer provided only a star rating and no written review.

Emely V. Verified Customer

12/17/2018

Clear and engaging

“Clear and engaging.”

James N. Verified Customer

12/14/2018

good info but lots of it difficult to remember all of it.

“Good info but lots of it difficult to remember all of it.”

Jesus P. Verified Customer

11/13/2018

Great Refresher Course!

“This was a great refresher course!”

Alex M. Verified Customer

11/4/2018

Interesting subject and great presentation multimedias. Good review questions and confirmation vid

“Interesting subject and great presentation multimedias. Good review questions and confirmation videos.”

Lee O. Verified Customer

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