Motors and Motor Controls

Provided by: Ivy Tech

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

Course ID

INDT 103

Skill Focus

Smart Technology


Ivy Tech

Employee Type

Maintenance support, Operations Team

Method of Delivery

Face to Face

Estimated Effort

64 hours