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TELC 0130 - Motor Control

Electrical Trades Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

Covers the basic principles of conventional motor control for those working in an industrial setting.

Prerequisite(s)

Familiarity with wiring methods and AC Motor operation.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$637.48

Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 36404

Tue Sep 15 - Thu Oct 15 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Oct 15 Tue/Thu 17:00 - 20:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$637.48

Notes

  1. Textbooks are not required. Space is limited so early registration is highly recommended. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. Check this website frequently to see if someone de-registers if the course becomes full. In the case of course cancellation, students will be notified. Please make sure to provide your personal email upon registration. Please report to SE1 (Electrical Training Centre) building. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the features of manual motor starters.
  • Draw diagrams for manual AC motor starters.
  • Connect and test manual motor starters.
  • Identification of common symbols & their application in motor control diagrams.
  • Describe the features & construction of three-phase, across-the-line magnetic motor starters.
  • Draw & label schematic diagrams for basic motor control circuits.
  • Convert between schematic & wiring diagrams.
  • Describe features of common control devices.
  • Connect & operate simple three-wire control circuits.
  • Describe features of control and time delay relays.
  • Describe features and applications of plugging switches.
  • Develop circuit diagrams involving automatic and sequence control.
  • Check fuses & perform safety isolation on a fusible disconnect switch.
  • Describe simple troubleshooting procedures for magnetic starters & controls.
  • Interpret CEC rules & regulation about magnetic motor starters.
  • Describe features of programmable relays.
  • Develop programs using relay logic.
  • Connect, operate and program programmable relays.

Effective as of Winter 2018

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