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AC Motor Principles

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Course description

AC Motor Principles:

This day focuses on the theory related to electric motors, including starting methods, wiring connections, testing anf fault-finding techniques. The course also acts as a stand alone course for delegates just requiring information relating to the motor maintenance and control, or as a 4th day to the Basic Electrical Course.

Course Objectives:

After successfuly completing the course, delegates should:

  • Understand the principles of motor operation
  • Have knowledge of the methods used for starting small to medium sized AC motors.
  • Be aware of the related connection methods.
  • Be aware of the procedures for testing common types of motors.
  • Understand the maintenance requirements for electric motors
  • Be aware of the basic fault finding techniqies for electric motors.

Who should attend?

This one day course is primarily designed as an extension to the 3 day Basic Electrical course for non electrical personnel. Delegates will be from a wide range of industrial and commercial backgrounds at shop floor level through to mangerial personnel.

Topics Covered:

  • DC and AC Motor principles of operation.
  • Methods of Connection
  • Methods of Starting
  • Testing Procedures
  • Common Faults and fault finding techniques
  • Dicussions and Questions

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Upcoming start dates

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  • Birmingham

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Qualification awarded by the course provider