Electrical Motors Training Course

Gain knowledge in the basics of electric motors. You'll learn About us motor theory and how class standards apply to motors. Discover maintenance and troubleshooting techniques so you'll know how to keep motors running at optimal levels.

In hands-on exercises, you'll practice your skills in operating and troubleshooting three-phase and DC motors. Leave this course with a solid understanding of motors and how to maintain them.

Main topics of the course:

Basic Motor Theory:

  • Magnetism, construction, induction, rotation

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  • Voltage, phase, FLA, frequency
  • RPM, horsepower, duty, design, code letter
  • Service factor, insulation, temperature
  • Frame, connections, efficiency

Three-Phase Motors

  • Star, deltas and leads
  • Dual voltage connections
  • Squirrel cage, synchronous, wound rotor
  • Sizing conductors
  • Overload and short-circuit protection
  • Motor starters
  • Disconnects

DC Motors

  • Series, shunt, compound and permanent-magnet
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Motor inspection criteria
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Enclosure types
  • Accessories

Hands-On Lab Exercises

  • Three-phase motor, single phase motor and DC
  • Motor operations and troubleshooting
  • Multi meter checking voltages, current and resistance
  • Megohmmeter checking insulation breakdown
  • Tachometer, capacitor checker
  • How a motor produces torque

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