Fall Semester 2021 - Credit Courses

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 Course TitleCredDaysTimeRoomSeats
ELCT_130_01Elec Motors and Generators
Meets: 8/25/2021-12/16/2021
Kalispell Campus
Note: For Electrical and HVAC Apprentices Only.
3crTh5:30PM-8:50PMOT 1118C Widera
Add'l Fee: $75.00

Elec Motors and Generators

This course provides a comprehensive overview of DC and AC motor types, application, and control. Operation and construction of DC motors will include series plus shunt and compound types. AC single phase capacitor and split phase start motors plus AC three phase motors are featured. Motor construction of stators, armatures, commutators, and brushes plus motor maintenance and loading effects for optimal operation including DC compounding test is included. Basic motor control troubleshooting principles are discussed in detail, including safe and efficient use of multimeters, high voltage insulation testers, and safe voltage lockout. Students are introduced to solid state and mechanical motor control technology involving relays, silicon control relays, diodes, and solid state motor controllers. Correct safety procedures in compliance with the National Electrical Code® and NFPA 70E® will be emphasized.

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