Motors And Drives Training

Number of Videos in Series: 20 Number of Credits that can be earned: 2 Price of Series: $29.95
  • Overview

    Part 1 of the Motors and Drives Series describes key terminology surrounding motors and differences between general motor types, including: ac induction motors, dc motors, servo systems, and stepper...

  • AC Induction Motor--How It Works

    Part 2 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard ac motor; a standard squirrel cage motor is highlighted.

  • DC Motor--Advantages and Disadvantages

    Part 3 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard dc motor.

  • Stepper Motor--Advantages and Disadvantages

    Part 4 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard stepper motor.

  • Servo Motors--Advantages and Disadvantages

    Part 5 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard servo motor.

  • AC Induction Motor--Name Plate

    Part 6 of the Motors and Drives Series explains name plate information, which should appear on all motors.

  • AC Induction Motor--Speed and Slip

    Part 7 of the Motors and Drives Series describes how ac induction motors get their base speeds and how to calculate slip.

  • AC Induction Motor—Speed Control and Transmissions

    Part 8 of the Motors and Drives Series describes methods to vary speeds of ac induction motors.

  • AC Induction Motor--Control Types

    Part 9 of the Motors and Drives Series explains various types of control for ac induction motors, including: motor starters, soft starters, and variable frequency drives (inverter).

  • Overview, Types, and Benefits

    Part 1 of the Variable Frequency Drive Series describes what variable frequency drives and their benefits.

  • How They Work

    Part 2 of the Variable Frequency Drive Series explains how variable frequency drives work.

  • Power Stage—PVM: How it Works

    Part 3 of the Variable Frequency Drive Series explains what the power stage does: pulse width modulation.

  • Sizing Considerations

    Part 4 of the Variable Frequency Drive Series details sizing considerations for variable frequency drive systems.

  • Common Settings Basic

    Part 5 of the Variable Frequency Drives Series describes common settings found on out-of-the-box variable frequency drives.

  • Common Control Methods

    Part 6 of the Variable Frequency Drives Series details common advanced features found on variable frequency drives, highlights include: digital IO, serial communications, and Ethernet.

  • Common Advanced Features

    Part 7 of the Variable Frequency Drives Series explains more common advanced features often found on variable frequency drives, including: stall prevention, slip compensation, and dc injection.

  • VFD Accessories

    Part 8 of the Variable Frequency Drives Series explores accessories to protect variable frequency drives.

  • VFD/Motor Maintenance

    Part 9 of the Variable Frequency Drives Series describes good practices as well as how to maintain ac motors and variable frequency drives.

  • Example of a Running Motor

    Part 10 of the Variable Frequency Drives Series provides an example of adjusting the frequency of a variable frequency drive and how it affects a running motor.

  • Adjusting the Acceleration Parameter

    Part 11 of the Variable Frequency Drives Series provides an example of adjusting the acceleration settings of a variable frequency drive and how it affects a running motor.