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Introduces industrial motor drives including the most common types of DC and AC variable speed motor drives. Constant speed, torque and power operation modes, as well as the various solid state motor drive power control schemes and applications are discussed. Remote control and monitoring signals and system integration techniques are introduced. Labs include multiple vendor motor drive programming, connection, integration and testing as well as drive network communications, control and monitoring.

Pre/Corequisites: 10-620-152 MACHINE CONTROL 2: MOTOR AND ACTUATOR CONTROL. Condition: Enrollment in the Electromechanical Technology Associate Degree, Automation Systems Technology Associate Degree, Industrial Automation Technical Diploma, Industrial Electronics and Maintenance Technician Technical Diploma or Intro to Electrical Technology Certificate.

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Monday, Wednesday 8:00AM - 8:50AM H129-Wausau Campus H Bld EM-NC Benjamin Knospe Jan 23 - Feb 15
Monday, Wednesday 9:00AM - 10:50AM I104-Wausau Campus I Bldg-AME Benjamin Knospe Jan 23 - Feb 15

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