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10/17/12 Basics of AC Motors (Decatur, IL) IEPA#5202
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10/17/12 Basics of AC Motors (Decatur, IL) IEPA#5202

When: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Registration at 7:30 am
Where: Decatur Industrial Electric Ctr
1650 Garfield Avenue
Decatur, Illinois  62526
United States
Contact: Lisa Hoffhines

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Basics of AC Motors


Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
• Explain the concepts of force, inertia, speed, and torque
• Explain the difference between work and power
• Describe the construction of a squirrel cage AC motor
• Describe the operation of a rotating magnetic field
• Calculate synchronous speed, slip, and rotor speed
• Identify NEMA enclosures and mounting configurations
• Plot starting torque, accelerating torque, breakdown torque, and full-load torque on a NEMA torque curve
• Apply de-rating factors as required by an application
• Describe the relationship between A/Hz, torque, and horsepower
• Match an AC motor to an application and its load
• Identify NEMA enclosures and mount configurations
• Understand AC Motor meggering & wiring techniques

Ray McDannell and Monte Thornton, Decatur Industrial Electric

Registration begins at 7:30am. The training will start at 8:00am and will conclude by 12:00pm. Earn up to 4 PDH’s or RTC hours. Continental breakfast will be included.

$35.00 for Illinois Section AWWA members • $45.00 for non members • $55.00 for on-site registration

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