Motors and Motor Controls

A general understanding of common types of electric motors, extending from the small shaded pole fan motors to the large three-phase motors; Topics covered will include motor theory, magnetism and how it affects motor rotation, motor starting components and protective devices for motor circuits; Heat dissipation from a motor, motor slippage, how they are wired to obtain different speeds, and how capacitors affect a motor circuit will be included;


Course Objectives:

  • 1 Demonstrate safe practices and procedures
  • 2 Identify motors used in commercial and residential applications
  • 3 Identify and describe methods for controlling motor speeds


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Course ID

INDT 103

Skill Focus

Smart Technology

Instructor(s)

Ivy Tech

Employee Type

Maintenance support, Operations Team

Method of Delivery

Face to Face

Estimated Effort

64 hours

Cost

600.03