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PLC Motor Control eLearning Courseware | Components, Functions & Operation

Model Name: PLC Motor Control Multimedia Courseware - AB Micro810

Model Number: M17726

Learning Topics

  • PLC Operation
  • PLC Program Execution
  • Basic PLC Programming
  • Editing and Documentation
  • PLC Motor Control
  • Seal-In Program Logic
  • Safety Interlocks
  • PLC Timer and Counter Instructions
  • On-Delay Timers
  • Time-Driven Sequencing

Amatrol’s PLC Motor Control eLearning curriculum allows learners to study a variety of topics, such as: the basic components of a PLC, how to run and monitor a PLC program, the operation of a PLC output instruction, how to document a PLC program, the operation of seal-in logic, the functions of a PLC timer instruction, and the applications of time-driven sequencing.

What Does a PLC Start/Stop Control Do?

The start/stop control of a constant speed electric motor is one of the most common PLC applications. In this application, a single digital output from the PLC is used to turn the motor on and off. The most common method of motor control uses a magnetic motor starter. A magnetic motor starter is an electromagnetically operated switch, which provides a safe method to channel the flow of electricity to the electric motor.

Many electric motors use 3-phase electricity and therefore use a 3-phase magnetic motor starter. A 3-phase magnetic motor starter has three sets of contacts, each controlling power flow to one of the three motor windings. The motor windings create the magnetic field that causes the motor to move. Magnetic motor starters contain a solenoid that provides the interface between the PLC and the starter contacts. When the PLC output energizes the solenoid, the three contacts close and allow power to flow to the motor.

PLC Motor Control eLearning Feature Multimedia Curriculum

Amatrol’s peerless interactive multimedia curriculum utilizes text with voiceovers, pictures, videos, stunning 3D animations, and interactive quizzes and reviews that engage learners in theoretical knowledge and concepts. This thorough, detailed curriculum begins with the basics and advances to complex concepts. Through partnerships with key industry leaders and leading educators, Amatrol developed the right balance of knowledge to train learners to work in their chosen field.

Key Features

  • Strong Depth and Breadth of Content
  • Built for Self-Paced Learning
  • Build Hands-On Skills Virtually
  • Realistic Simulations of Actual Systems

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