Motor Controls

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: CMAE 1514 Safety Awareness and CMAE 1550 DC Power

Co-Requisite CMAE 1552 AC Power

This course introduces the learner to motor control components and provides them with a basic knowledge of control circuitry.  The learner will build on his/her experiences for Basic Electricity by designing, building, and troubleshooting more complex circuits.  Devices such as contactors, motor-starters, relays, timers, mechanical, and proximity switches are used.  Electronic motor controls and programmable devices such as variable frequency drives are introduced.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none