ETEC2542 Industrial Motor Applications

Course Description

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, and maintain a variety of motor controllers, relays and other relay logic, continuing into AC & DC motors and motor controllers used in industry. This course emphasizes incorporating Programmable Logic Controllers communicating to Variable Frequency Drive controlled AC motors.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Maintain industry-wiring standards.
  • Interpret AC & DC motor specifications.
  • Connect Variable Frequency AC drives to AC motors.
  • Draw electrical motor control diagrams based off an existing motor circuit.
  • Connect reversing AC motor starters.
  • Connect and test overload protection and monitoring devices.
  • Perform routine maintenance of AC motors.


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3 credits: 1 lecture / presentation, 2 lab, 0 other