Motor and VFD Principles Course - August 14, 2024

Includes a Live Web Event on 08/14/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

  • Register
    • Non-member - $700
    • Member - $525
    • Associate Member - $525
    • Academic Partner - $665
    • PSAP Industry Partner - $665
    • Pump Industry Partner - $665
    • Pump Industry Partner Retiree - $665
    • Standards Partner - Consultant - $525
    • Standards Partner - End User - $525
    • Standards Partner - End User & Basic Training - $525
    • Training Partner - $525

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Motor and VFD Principles Course

August 14, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST

Electric motors are a key driver within a plant’s rotating machinery applications. Safe and reliable operation, of the electric motor and the components that control are key to plant success. With the industry’s push for more efficient systems with higher automation, the requirement to use electric motors with VFDs is becoming more popular. This course will educate the participant on the general function, application, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the electric motor and VFD as a system. It will also cover the interaction the motor and the VFD have with key turbo machinery applications. 

Course Objectives

  • General Function of Motor and VFDs
  • Application Considerations
  • Installation of VFDs
  • Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Course Materials

Participants will also receive the following course materials:

  • Drivers Application Guidebook: Electric Motors
Features and Benefits
  • No travel costs, no time away from your company: Join from your office or from home
  • Attend classes held by the same expert instructors who deliver courses at our live courses
  • Cover the same content as in our traditional classroom courses. Participants will receive course materials electronically
  • Participants can see each other, talk to each other, and speak to their instructor via microphone and camera. One-on-one conversations can be set up if required
Technical Requirements
  • Computer, monitor, and Internet connection
  • Webcam
  • Option of computer audio or a dial-in number
  • WEBEX video conference platform

SKU: VC401A

Abstract

Electric motors are a key driver within a plant’s rotating machinery applications. Safe and reliable operation, of the electric motor and the components that control them, are key to plant success. With the industry’s push for more efficient systems with higher automation, the requirement to use electric motors with VFDs is becoming more popular. This course will educate the participant on the general function, application, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the electric motor and VFD as a system. It will also cover the interaction the motor and the VFD have with key turbo machinery applications.

 Outline

  • Motor (3 HRS)
    • General Function
      • Motor Operation
      • Motor Components
      • Accessories
      • Efficiency
      • Industry Standards (NEMA/IEC)
    • Application Considerations
      • Service Factor
      • Installation System
      • Motor Torque Curves
      • Load Types
      • Starting
      • Enclosure
      • Mounting
    • Installation
      • Protective Devices
      • Mechanical Installation
      • Start-up and Commissioning
      • Grounding
    • Maintenance and Troubleshooting
      • Safety
      • Maintenance Schedules
      • Long-Term Storage
      • General Troubleshooting Techniques
      • Power Quality
  • Drive (3HRS)
    • General Function
      • Terms
      • System Architecture
      • Voltage Class
    • Application Considerations
      • Environments
      • Electrical System
      • VFD Features
      • Harmonics
    • Installation
      • Cooling
      • Environment
      • Grounding
      • Power Quality (Input and Output)
      • Controlling of VFD
      • Powering VFD (TVSS, SPD, CB/Fuses) (Open Delta, Corner Grounded)
      • Motor Cables
      • Cable Routing
    • Maintenance and Troubleshooting
      • Safety
      • VFD Diagnostics
      • Preventative Maintenance
  • Power Drive System (2HRS)
    • General Function
      • Definition of PDS
      • General interaction
      • Interaction with driven equipment
      • Why to use a PDS
      • Industry Standards (NEMA /IEC)
    • Application Considerations
      • Motor considerations with PWM
      • Sizing drives for motors
      • Sizing Motors for application
      • Special transmission considerations
      • Resonance
      • Speed range
      • Duty cycle
      • Feedback options
      • Efficiency with variable speed
    • Installation
      • Power quality
      • Cabling
      • Grounding
      • Protective Devices
      • Mechanical Installation
      • Start-up and Commissioning
    • Maintenance and Troubleshooting
      • Safety
      • PDS maintenance considerations
      • General Troubleshooting Techniques

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08/14/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes
08/14/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes The course will begin on August 14, 2024 at 10::00 a.m. (EDT). To access the course please click the "Join Course" button, which will launch the WebEx application and allow you to join the virtual classroom.
Certificate
7.00 PDH credits  |  Certificate available
7.00 PDH credits  |  Certificate available
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