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Virtual Trainer Courseware – Electrical Motor Control | N17401

Model Name: Virtual Trainer Courseware – Electrical Motor Control

Model Number: N17401

Learning Topics

  • Electric Motor Control
  • Manual Motor Control and Overload Protection
  • Control Transformers
  • Control Ladder Logic
  • Control Relays and Motor Starters
  • Systems Troubleshooting
  • Reversing Motor Control
  • Automatic Input Devices
  • Basic Timer Control: On-Delay and Off-Delay
  • Liquid Level, Pushbutton, Selector, and Drum Switches
  • Safety Interlocks
  • Lockout/Tagout

In-Depth, Comprehensive Electrical Motor Control Curriculum

Electric relay control of AC electric motors is essential in a wide variety of industrial, commercial, and residential applications. Amatrol’s Virtual Trainer Courseware – Electrical Motor Control (N17401) teaches learners about essential electrical motor control concepts applicable across a variety of modern industries. Learners using Amatrol’s electrical motor control eLearning course begin by studying the basic principles of electrical motor control. From these building blocks, learners begin practicing industry-relevant skills, like input devices, timer control, and system troubleshooting.

Amatrol’s Electric Motor Control Learning System (85-MT5) covers. Learners study industry-relevant skills including how to operate, install, design, and troubleshoot AC electric motor control circuits for various applications.

Essential Knowledge Connected to Real-World Skills

Amatrol’s eLearning curriculum is unique in that it thoughtfully combines in-depth theoretical knowledge with practical, hands-on skills. This powerful combination of knowledge and skills solidifies understanding and creates a strong foundation for pursuing more advanced skills.

For example, the electrical motor control eLearning course covers important topics, such as:

Electrical Motor Control eLearning Course Multimedia Screen Capture - Introduction to Electric Motor ControlIntroduction to Electric Motor Control

Learners begin with an introduction to electrical motor control, including safety, three-phase power, and disconnects. Individual lessons focus on topics like purpose of the lockout/tagout system, overcurrent protection devices, and the operation of a three-phase motor. Learners will also practice skills, such as using a voltmeter to verify supply voltage, using a digital multimeter to check the condition of a fuse, and connecting a dual-voltage three-phase motor for high voltage operation.

Manual Motor Control and Overload Protection

Learners will study manual motor control, including overload protection. Individual lessons focus on topics like motor controllers, motor starters, and types of overloads. Learners will also practice skills, such as connecting and operating a simple motor control circuit, starting and stopping a motor using a manual starter, and selecting the correct heaters for a NEMA overload.

Electrical Motor Control eLearning Course Multimedia Screen Capture - Control TransformersControl Transformers

Learners using Amatrol’s electrical motor control eLearning course will study basic principles of control transformers, including turns ratios, basic components of an electrical control circuit, and how to size a transformer. Individual lessons focus on topics like the function of an electrical schematic diagram, the operation of a control transformer, and the operation of a separate control circuit. Learners will also practice skills, such as calculating the secondary voltage of a transformer, connecting and operating a control transformer, and sizing a control transformer.

Control Ladder Logic

Learners will study various aspects of control ladder logic, including ladder diagram basics and logic elements. Individual lessons focus on topics like types of electrical control systems, components of a ladder diagram, and the six elements of control logic. Learners will also practice skills, such as connecting and operating a basic electric control circuit using a selector switch, determining the operation of a control circuit given a ladder diagram, and connecting and operating a NAND logic circuit.

Electrical Motor Control eLearning Course Multimedia Screen Capture - Control Relays and Motor StartersControl Relays and Motor Starters

Learners using Amatrol’s electrical motor control eLearning course will study various aspects and components of control relays and motor starters, including two- and three-wire control. Individual lessons focus on topics like the operation of memory logic, components of a magnetic motor contactor, and the function of a push-to-test pilot light. Learners will also practice skills, such as connecting and operating a control relay in a circuit, designing a multiple operator station three-wire control circuit, and connecting and operating a three-wire control circuit with a push-to-test pilot light.

Introduction to Troubleshooting

Learners will study various aspects of troubleshooting. Individual lessons focus on topics like control component, motor starter, and power component troubleshooting. Learners will also practice skills, such as testing an indicator lamp, testing an overload relay, and testing the windings of a control transformer with a digital multimeter.

Electrical Motor Control eLearning Course Multimedia Screen Capture - Systems TroubleshootingSystems Troubleshooting

Learners using Amatrol’s electrical motor control eLearning course will study various aspects and components of systems troubleshooting. Individual lessons focus on topics like test equipment, how to use a continuity tester, and types of in-circuit component tests. Learners will also practice skills, such as selecting and using a clamp-on ammeter for a given application, performing and analyzing circuit signal tests, and troubleshooting a 3-wire control system.

Reversing Motor Control

Learners will study various aspects of reversing motor control, including manual motor reversing, interlocking control, and modes of operation. Individual lessons focus on topics like the operation of a drum switch, applications of interlocking control, two types of motor jogging circuits. Learners will also practice skills, such as designing a motor reversing circuit that uses a drum switch and a magnetic motor starter, connecting and operating a reversing motor circuit with mechanical and auxiliary contact interlocking, and troubleshooting a circuit that has manual and automatic modes.

Electrical Motor Control eLearning Course Multimedia Screen Capture - Basic Timer ControlAutomatic Input Devices

Learners using Amatrol’s electrical motor control eLearning course will study various aspects and components of automatic input devices, including limit and float switches. Individual lessons focus on topics like pressure switches and sequence control. Learners will also practice skills, such as designing an overhead door motor control circuit, connecting and operating a pump control circuit, and troubleshooting a sequence control circuit.

Basic Timer Control: On-Delay and Off-Delay

Learners will study various aspects and components of basic timer control, including on-delay and off-delay timers. Individual lessons focus on topics like types of timer relays, the operation of a time-delay relay in time-driven sequencing, and how to test a timer relay. Learners will also practice skills, such as connecting and operating an on-delay timer circuit, designing a motor control circuit to perform time-driven sequencing, and troubleshooting an off-delay timer circuit.

Virtual Training Systems Replicate Hands-On Skills

Amatrol’s electrical motor control eLearning course also features a virtual trainer option that allows learners to practice hands-on skills using an online simulator rather than physical equipment. Amatrol’s virtual simulators mirror actual Amatrol training equipment, expertly replicating hands-on skills practice with industrial realism.

In addition to expanding training options for users, Amatrol’s virtual simulators help to reduce initial training program startup costs and space requirements. They also offer seamless integration with Amatrol’s hardware systems if added in the future.

Highly-Interactive Multimedia Format Appeals to All Learning Styles

Amatrol’s electrical motor control eLearning course curriculum features a highly-interactive multimedia format. Stunning 3D animations, videos, pictures, voiceovers of all text, and interactive quizzes and exercises bring learning to life. Amatrol’s multimedia curriculum contains elements that will appeal to every learning style, keeping learners motivated and engaged.

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Anytime, Anywhere Access Promotes Self-Paced Learning

In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, it’s more important than ever to extend the reach of industrial skill training beyond the borders of traditional classrooms. Amatrol’s eLearning meets the challenge for flexibility by offering in-depth, comprehensive technical skills training via an intuitive, easy-to-use web-based Learning Management System (LMS).

With anytime, anywhere online access, Amatrol’s eLearning allows learners to set their own pace at home, on the job, in a traditional class setting, or a blended approach of these options. Click here to learn more about Amatrol’s eLearning and LMS.

Key Features

  • In-Depth, Comprehensive Electrical Motor Control Curriculum
  • Highly-Interactive Multimedia Format Appeals to All Learning Styles
  • 3D Animations, Videos, and Voiceovers Bring Learning to Life
  • Essential Knowledge Connected to Real-World Skills
  • Anytime, Anywhere Access Promotes Self-Paced Learning
  • Virtual Training Systems Replicate Hands-On Skills

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