Motor and VFD On-Demand Webinar Bundle

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Motor and VFD Webinar Bundle


This is a discounted bundle of three (3) VFD related webinars: Introduction to Motors, Introduction to Variable Frequency Drives, and Fundamentals of Variable Speed Pumping. Get over 40% off the individual price when you register for this bundle.

Fundamentals of Motors: 1-Part On-Demand Webinar

Recording Date: January 10, 2023

This on-demand webinar covers the core principles and concepts relating to induction motors and offers the basic knowledge on how an AC Electric motors works. Course content covers how to select and size the right motor for any pumping application and provides guidance on the electrical requirements and general functions of electric motors.

Introduction to Variable Frequency Drives: 1-Part On-Demand Webinar

Date: February 15, 2023

This live webinar outlines the general concepts for using a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) in pumping applications. This webinar will cover the definition of common terms, why a VFD would be selected, basic principles of operation, and troubleshooting VFDs.

Fundamentals of Variable Speed Pumping: 1-Part On-Demand Webinar

Date: March 29, 2023 

This live webinar is an introduction to variable speed pumping and how to use it for more efficient and better controlled pumping. It explains how flow and pressure are controlled with variable speed pumping and when to use each.

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This webinar covers the core principles and concepts relating to induction motors and offers the basic knowledge on how an AC electric motor works. Webinar content covers how to select and size the right motor for any pumping application and provides guidance on the electrical requirements and general functions of electric motors. Sku: LW401A


    Fundamentals of Motors

    January 10, 2023 | 1:00 p.m. (EST)

    PDH Credits: 1


    This 1-part webinar provides an overview on both frame and mounting for all types of motors, plus provides detailed information on motor enclosures. Additionally, the webinar will cover all the motor basics for variable speed pumping applications highlighting advantages of using variable speed versus constant speed applications. A wide range of special applications and what an end-user should consider in selecting the right motor along with the pump will be reviewed.

    This webinar is designed for engineers and technical personnel who work within industrial or commercial pumping systems and need to understand more about the motor and how it affects the overall performance of any pump.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this webinar, participants will understand more about:

    1. General function
    2. Load types
    3. Frame designations
    4. Motor mounting and enclosure
    5. Sizing
    6. Common electrical requirements

    SKU: LW401A

    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

    Members, Associate Members, Standards Partners, and Training Partners of the Hydraulic Institute (HI) receive 25% discount on all available PSM training. Employees of Members, Associate Members, Standards Partner, and Training Partner organizations must log-in with their company email address in order for the discounted registration fee to apply. Industry Partners and Academic Partners receive 5% discount on all PSM training. Click here to learn more about HI membership.

    Membership Question?  Call us at 973-267-9700, email us, or view the HI website for more information.

    Group Registration

    Group registration discounts are available for webinars. If you are interested in registering a group, please click the button below to download the group registration form and email the completed form to It may take up to 3 business days to process group registrations.

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    Refunds & Cancellations

    All refund requests must be made in writing to Full refunds will be issued for any live course or webinar that has been cancelled.

    Patrick Hogg

    Director of Marketing for Industrial Pumping and Motor Distribution

    Mr. Hogg is the Director of Marketing at Nidec Motor Corporation. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Illinois University and his MBA from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Mr. Hogg has over 15 years of experience in the motor and pump industry and has been an active member on HI committees since 2013.

    Webinar Instructions

    1. Click the "Contents" tab and select "View Live Webinar". After the live webinar is completed, 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. Click "Complete Webinar Evaluation" to provide your feedback. Scroll down to view all feedback questions, there are questions that expand past the size of the window. 
    4. Click “Claim Credits & Certificate" and then click the button “View/Print Your Certificate” to save and/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).

    Need Assistance?

    If you are experiencing any log in issues, cannot access a course, need assistance claiming credit, or have other questions or concerns, please e-mail for assistance.

    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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