Industrial Motor Controls

This course will study, industrial AC and DC electric motors and their control circuits. The student will be introduced to fundamental ladder logic diagrams, wiring diagrams motor starters and contactors, motor reversing circuits Switches and switch function, Variable frequency drives, and DC variable speed drives.

Topics Covered:
  • Electrical Safety
  • Electrical Quantities and Circuits
  • Electrical Symbols and Diagrams, Control Logic
  • Solenoids, DC Generators, and DC Motors
  • AC Generators, Transformers, and AC Motors
  • Power Distribution Systems
  • Contractors and Magnetic Motor Starters, Reversing Motor Starters
  • AC and DC Motor Drives
  • Control Devices, Timing and Counting Functions, Relays and solid State Starters
  • Sensing Devices and Controls
  • Acceleration and Decelerating Methods, Reduced-Voltage Starting
  • Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Systems

This class is hands-on as well as discussion orientated. We are prepared to give this training at your site or ours.

Questions? Please contact Ray Rawn at 559.687.3201 or

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Last Updated: 8/7/2014 1:21 PM