COURSE NAME:Motor Operation, Control, Protection and Maintenance


UPCOMING EVENTS


START DATE END DATE CITY/COUNTRY PRICE Request
 15-10-2017  26-10-2017  Dammam/Saudi Arabia Register
INTRODUCTION:

 

This course is intended to prepare the target persons with the ability to understand and recognize different types, components, theory of operation and applications of All Electrical Motors and maintenance.

This course will explain operation, construction,& characteristics of various types of electric motors used in commercial and industrial applications.  Study all types of DC, AC, Stepper, Servo, Linear, and Synchronous motors.  Look at torque and other characteristics.

This course learn about motor control, maintenance, slip, braking, ramping, plugging, and reversing techniques. Participants should have basic AC/DC theory and some work experience with motors.

OBJECTIVES:

 

At the end of the course participants will able:

  • Identify the different types of motors and their appropriate applications
  • Test for & troubleshoot motor problems
  • Properly select and replace a motor
  • Keep a motor properly maintained
  • Identify & understand symbols used in common control circuit drawings
  • Use a logical, systematic approach to troubleshooting
  • Find and fix common control circuit problems
  • Understand the technology, concepts and terminology of Electrical Motors.
  • Recognize different types, theory of operation, components and accessories of Electrical Motors.
  • Specify correctly any type of Electrical Motors for certain applications.
OUTLINE:

 

Day 1:

DC & AC MOTOR BASICS

    • Motor terminology
    • Types of motors and their suitable applications
    • DC Motors
    • Induction Motors
    • Synchronous Motors
    • Stepper Motors
    • Special Motors
    • Testing equipment
    • Field troubleshooting checklist
    • Motor selection
    • Nameplate data
    • Motor ratings
    • Energy considerations

Day 2:

SPEED CONTROL OF DC & AC MOTORS

  • Introduction to variable speed drives
  • Classic control of DC shunt motor
  • Classic control of DC series motor
  • Classic control of DC compound motor
  • Modern control of DC shunt motor
  • Modern control of DC series motor
  • Modern control of DC compound motor
  • Classic control of 3-phase induction motor ( squirrel & slip ring)
  • Modern control of 3-phase induction motor ( squirrel & slip ring)
  • Designs of variable speed drives

 

Day 3:

PROTECTION OF DC & AC MOTORS

  • Protective devices
  • Thermal overload for DC & AC motors
  • Over current/overload for DC & AC motors
  • Under-voltage/over-voltage for DC & AC motors
  • Under frequency for AC motors
  • Current unbalance or negative phase sequence for AC motors
  • Earth fault protection for DC & AC motors
  • Stall protection/acceleration time/start up supervision
  • Voltage controlled or restrained over current
  • Protection settings

Day 4:

TROUBLESHOOTING MOTORS

  • Most Common Motor Problems
  • Electrical Problems
  • Testing Windings for Shorts, Opens and Ground Faults
  • Phase Unbalance
  • Mechanical Problems
  • Phase Rotation Testing

Day 5:

SAFETY ISSUES WHEN TROUBLESHOOTING OR REPLACING MOTORS

    • Hazards of rotating equipment
    • OSHA Lockout/Tagout requirements
    • Determining power supplies and voltages
    • Verifying circuits de-energized – safely and correctly!
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements
    • Visual inspections

Day 6:

PROCEDURES FOR REPLACING A MOTOR

    • De-terminating motors
    • Setting replacement motors
    • Shaft coupling/alignment options
    • Electrical checks
    • Sizing line conductors
    • Using nameplate data for proper connections
    • Selecting the best method of motor termination
    • Lugs and insulation tapes for termination
    • Termination kits
    • Methods of verifying proper phase rotation
    • Lubrication requirements
    • Sizing fuses and overloads
    • Final checks prior to re-energizing motor
    • Electrical, visual and mechanical checks for startup testing

Day 7:

MOTOR MAINTEANCE

    • Testing motor windings
    • Megohmmeter testing of motors
    • Modern, state-of-the-art predictive maintenance testing for motors
    • Bearings and Lubrication
    • Motor Storage
    • Determining voltage and current imbalance and its effects
    • Recommended maintenance practices of NFPA 70B
    • Sizing and adjusting overloads per the NEC®
    • Common motor problems and how to find them
    • Modern, state-of-the-art predictive maintenance testing for motors
    • Bearings and Lubrication
    • Motor Storage
    • Determining voltage and current imbalance and its effects
    • Recommended maintenance practices of NFPA 70B
    • Sizing and adjusting overloads per the NEC®
    • Common motor problems and how to find them
    • Fixes for common motor problems
    • Fixes for common motor problems

Day 8:

FUNDAMENTALS OF CONTROL CIRCUITS

    • Types of motor control
    • Symbols for control
    • Learn to read motor control schematic and ladder diagrams
    • Watch motor control circuits operate on-screen before the class
    • Learn the basics of PLC ladder logic
    • Watch PLC ladder diagrams operate on-screen before the class
    • Developing a logical, systematic approach to troubleshooting controls
    • Typical control circuit problems and how to find and fix them

Day 9:

MOTOR DRIVES AND SPECIAL CONTROL CIRCUIT APPLICATIONS

    • Energy Management and motor drives
    • AC and DC drives overview
    • Motors for Variable Speed Drives
    • Variable Speed Drive Applications
    • HVAC applications
    • Servo motors and drives for manufacturing
    • Review operation of modern automation control such as &pick and place& and conveyor drives

Day 10:

TROUBLESHOOTING CONTROL CIRCUITS

  • Relays, Motor Starters and Control Devices
  • Reading and Interpreting Ladder Diagrams
  • Power Loss
  • Control Circuit Industrial Applications
  • Electric Motor Drives
  • Solenoid-Operated Valves
  • Heating Elements
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

 

  • Electrical Design engineers
  • Electrical New graduate engineers
  • Site field engineers
  • Maintenance engineers
  • Electrical technicians.
DURATION:
    • 10 Day(s)
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