Lesson 1 - Fundamentals of AC-DC Drives
This course explains electromechanical systems. It begins by looking at their related terminology. It goes on to explain how the various components function together.
ST-Overview, ST-Eletromechanical System, ST-Voltage, ST-Current, ST-Frequency, ST-Sine Wave, ST-Resistance, ESC-Overview, ESC-Power Source, ESC-Controller, ESC-Drive, ESC-Motor, ESC-Feedback Loops, ESC-Coupling, ESC-Machine, HTS-Overview, HTS-Horsepower, HTS-Torque, HTS-Speed, LIC-Overview, LIC-Constant Torque Loads, LIC-Constant Horsepower, LIC-Variable Torque Loads
Lesson 2 - DC Motors
Examines the magnetic and electromagnetic properties of dc motor components. The influences that affect motor operation and classification are later discussed.
ME, ME-Magnetism, ME-Electromagnetism, DCMT, DCMT-Armature Current, DCMT-Base Speed, DCMT-Commutation, DCMT-Field Current, DCMT-Flux, DCMO, DCMO-Power Electromagnetism, DCMC, DCMC-Series Wound Motor, DCMC-Shunt Wound Motor, DCMC-Compound Motor, DCMC-Stabilized Shunt Motor
Lesson 3 - AC Motors
Covers how ac motors create mechanical energy. Discusses how electromagnetism and induction produce rotation by becoming familiar with the related terms and concepts. Explains how motors are classified by NEMA.
AC Motor Hardware, OP1, OP1-Breakdown Torque, OP1-Cogging, OP1-Slip, OP1-Starting Current, OP1-Starting Torque, OP2-Induction, OP2-Induction Magnetism, OP2-Motoring Action, OP2-Slip Calculation, OP2-Torque Production, NEMA, NEMA-Design A, NEMA-Design B, NEMA-Design C, NEMA-Design D
Lesson 4 - DC Drives
Covers the control section, armature bridge, and dc drive controls. The various components of each are examined and explained.
Control Section, Power Section, AB, AB-DC Contractor, AB-AC DC Conversion, AB-Field Bridge, DCDF, DCDF-Power Conversion
Lesson 5 - AC Drives
Covers the two main sections of AC drives: control and power. The control section explains how a series of control boards performs the drive's control functions. Under power, DC conversion, filters, and inverters are discussed.
Hardware, Control Section, PS-Overview, PS-DC Converter Section, PS-Filter, PS-Inverter, PS-Driver Inverter Classification, AC Drive Functions, PC-Overview, PC-Power Conversion Path, PC-AC DC Conversions, PC-Voltage Spike Smoothing, PC-DC AC Inversion
Lesson 6 - AC-DC Braking Methods
Discusses the three methods for stopping motors: coasting, mechanical braking, and electrical braking. Other types of ac motor braking are also explained.
Coasting, Mechanical Braking, Electrical Braking, Dynamic Braking, Regenerative Braking, Deceleration Modes
Lesson 7 - Brushless DC Motors
The components of a brushless servo motor are discussed. The course goes on to describe speed torque curves. It concludes by examining how to select a brushless dc motor.
Lesson 8 - Brushless Servo Valves
The output power, control section, and I/O servo drives are discussed. The function of various components for each are explained.
POS-Overview, POS-Transistor Types, POS-Three Phase Bridge, POS-PWM, CS-Commutation, CS-Loop Closure, CS-PID, PID1, PID2, Digital IO, Analog IO, IO-Fieldbus, Power Cables, Servo Actuators