Motor Controls and Starters, Low-Voltage (MCSLV)

Motor Controls and Starters, Low-Voltage

COURSE OVERVIEW

This hands-on course is intended for new or experienced electricians and technicians that install, maintain, repair or troubleshoot MCCs rated 600 volts or less. Students learn effective MCC maintenance and troubleshooting techniques enabling technicians to: ensure correct operation of control scheme, reduce repair times and identify problems in control circuits from the manufacturer. Class participants learn to design basic ladder diagrams for motor control circuits then wire up the circuits on simulators.
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NUMBER
307
DURATION
4.5-Day
SCHEDULE
8 am-4:30 pm
(final day ends at noon)
INVOLVEMENT
Hands-on
 
CREDITS
3.6 CEUs
TUITION
$1,655

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This hands-on course is intended for new or experienced electricians and technicians that install, maintain, repair or troubleshoot MCCs rated 600 volts or less.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe the application of motor control pilot devices.
  • Interpret MCC wiring diagrams and schematics.
  • Describe control circuit types and show the application of two-wire control, three-wire control, reversing circuits, sequence control, jogging and inching circuits.
  • Describe the methods of deceleration, reduced-voltage controls, speed controls, and operating principles of variable frequency drives.
  • Troubleshoot motor control circuits utilizing a multi-meter.
  • Design and wire various motor control circuits.

REQUIREMENTS

The participant should have basic knowledge of AC/DC electricity.

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