AC/DC Motors and Drives
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AC/DC Motors and Drives

Industrial Maintenance
3.7 (18 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
67 students enrolled
Created by Gordon Penland
Last updated 7/2019
English [Auto]
Current price: $13.99 Original price: $19.99 Discount: 30% off
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  • Full lifetime access
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  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • AC/DC Motors and Drives
  • You will understand Drives and Control's
  • You will have a working knowledge of how to program and troubleshoot an AC/DC Drives.
  • You will have a better understanding of industrial motors.
  • It would help if you take Industrial Maintenance 1 but its not necessary.
  • Basic Knowledge of electrical test equipment and hand tools.
  • Just a little bit of common sense and a ham sandwich.

This course covers how to install and set up most drives. It includes necessary troubleshooting procedures that should cover most situations. It will give you troubleshooting to component levels on VFD and DC drives as well as Programming pointers.  It also will help you under stand the operation of both drives.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to start a new career or advance in the one you are in.
  • Anyone who took Industrial maintenance one who wants to continue adding to the included Resume.
  • People who work in industrial plants or want to or manufacturing or service related industry or want to work as a service tech.
Course content
Expand all 11 lectures 53:25
+ Introduction
1 lecture 05:49

There are a lot of different avenues  you can take when you start looking into a technical field as a career there will always be a need for people who can repair technology no matter how advanced we get.  Ever aspect of our lives has been changed by tech that we don't even think of a DC drive and control is often used in a wheel chair there an AC  drive is used in a lot of fan's  its just everywhere.

Preview 05:49
+ Safety
1 lecture 06:32

This Is an overview of safety requirements needed to work on any industrial equipment.

Know Your Rights

Under federal law, you are entitled to a safe workplace. Your employer must provide a workplace free of known health and safety hazards. If you have concerns, you have the right to speak up about them without fear of retaliation. You also have the right to:

  • Be trained in a language you understand

  • Work on machines that are safe

  • Be provided required safety gear, such as gloves or a harness and lifeline for falls

  • Be protected from toxic chemicals

  • Request an OSHA inspection, and speak to the inspector

  • Report an injury or illness, and get copies of your medical records

  • See copies of the workplace injury and illness log

  • Review records of work-related injuries and illnesses

  • Get copies of test results done to find hazards in the workplace

Preview 06:32

Safety Check up

Safety Check
3 questions
+ Meter and Test Equipment
1 lecture 04:35

You need to Understand you Meter before you do anything Else.

Your Meter Basics

1. What is the Code of the recommended Meter?

2. What does Red and Black mean on the Meter Leads?

3. What is recommended to take current readings in the field?

Meter and Test Equipment
2 questions
+ AC Motors
1 lecture 04:21

You will be  able to identify Ac motors and understand how to the way they are coded.

Preview 04:21
+ The ways that we Control the Speed of Ac Motors Without VFD.
1 lecture 04:23

You will understand the various ways Ac motors are controlled without drives.

Motors Without Drives

Lets See what you Remember?

Motors Without Drives
1 question
+ What is an AC drive?
1 lecture 04:51

This is a break down on how a AC Drive Works.

What is an AC drive?

1.What Does a Rectifier Do?

2. How does an Ac drive Change Power infrequence?

Bonus is there a Capacitor in the diagram provided?

AC drive Quiz 1
1 question
+ Wire up a Motor
1 lecture 04:26

You will know how to read the wiring diagram on industrial motors.

Wire it up.
Wire up Motor/ Dc Motor Types
2 questions
+ Drive Programming
1 lecture 04:36

You will understand the programming on Ac Drives

Drive Programming
Drive Programming
2 questions
+ Ac Drives
1 lecture 05:16

Learning to program a Drive

More AC Drives
+ DC Drives
1 lecture 03:47

DC Drives and motors Info

Dc drives