Impact and Comparison of Synchronous Motor Technologies: 1-Part Webinar

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Impact and Comparison of Synchronous Motor Technologies

1-Part Live Webinar


The purpose of the training is to increase the awareness of the usage of synchronous motor as well as the levers driving growth of usage in the pumping industry as well as review the various synchronous motor technologies and some advantages and disadvantages of the different technologies in applications

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, learners should be able to:

  1. Learn about the difference technologies available
  2. Note the advantages and disadvantages of different technologies
  3. Assess and select the technology that best fits the application

Registration Fees

HI Member TypeFee
Associate Member$89.25
Standards Partner$89.25
Training Partner$89.25
Industry Partner$113.05
Academic Partner$113.05

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For Member, Associate Member, Standards Partner, and Training Partner
Number of Attendees1-Part Live Webinar2-Part Live Webinar3-Part Live Webinar4-Part Live Webinar
For Non-Member/Partner
Number of Attendees1-Part Live Webinar2-Part Live Webinar3-Part Live Webinar4-Part Live Webinar

Refunds & Cancellations

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Webinar Instructions

  1. Click the "Contents" tab and select "View Live Webinar".  After viewing the entire video, return to the Contents tab.
  2. Click "Complete Quiz for Live Webinar" to answer quiz questions. You will have 10 attempts and must get at least 80% correct to proceed to the next session. After completing the quiz, return to the Contents tab.
  3. Continue this process until you view and complete all the parts for this Webinar Series.
  4. Click "Complete Webinar Evaluation" to provide your feedback on the webinar to PSM. Scroll down to view all feedback questions, there are questions that expand past the size of the window. 
  5. Click the button “View/Print Your Certificate” in the box titled “Claim Credits & Certificate to save or print your certificate of completion. If you ever lose your certificate, you can come back to the PSM website and view it on your transcript (found in the Dashboard).

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Timothy Albers

Director of Product Management

Nidec Motor Corporation

Timothy Albers is the Director of Product Management for Nidec Motor Corporation’s Commercial and Industrial Motor Division/US Motors.  His current responsibilities include product management, product planning and new product development for the Commercial and Industrial motors.  Mr. Albers has held various positions in marketing for Nidec Motor Corporation and Emerson Motor Company over the last twenty-five years, including Product-line Manager for NEMA motors.   He is a Senior Member of IEEE and serves on many Hydraulic Institute technical committees.  His past experience includes various Marketing and product development positions at U.S. Motors/Emerson and other marketing and sales positions in electric motors and drives at General Electric Company.  He also spent 12 years active and reserves as a U. S. Navy officer and was a qualified operating engineering officer.

Robert Sterling

Product Engineer

WEG Electric Corporation

Robert Sterling is part of the Product Management team for WEG Electric Corporation.  He graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor’s of Science in Aerospace Engineering.

He is a Product Engineer responsible for low voltage, industrial motor product in the North American market.  In addition to supporting WEG’s current product portfolio, he is also responsible for new product development and participating in industry trade groups.   

In 2021, Robert joined the Product Management team where he continues his efforts to support the pump industry through his involvement in various technical committees.   He joined HI in Pittsburgh as part of the PILOT program in November of 2019.   

PDH Credits

One (1) PDH credits will be issued upon completion of this live webinar series. 

The acceptance of continuing education as it applies to fulfillment of the state licensing requirements for professional designations is at the pleasure of the individual state licensing boards. It is the responsibility of the individual participants to be knowledgeable about their state requirements.

Licensed Professional Engineers

Continuing professional development is a vital component to the engineering licensure process. Most state licensing boards require continuing professional development as a condition for licensure and renewal of the license to practice engineering. Pre-approval of training providers and courses are not required by most state licensing boards, except for the following:

Florida Board of Professional Engineers

Pump Systems Matter is a board-approved continuing education provider for the Florida Board of Professional Engineers: License # CEA361.

North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors

Pump Systems Matter is an approved continuing professional competency sponsor for the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors: Sponsor # S-0523.

New York State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology

Pump Systems Matter is approved as a sponsor of continuing education for professional engineers in New York State: NYS Sponsor # 241.

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10/19/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 10/19/2022
10/19/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 10/19/2022 Open to launch WebEx and begin the webinar session. Link will be available 5 minutes prior to the start time of the webinar.
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