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Covers the basic principles of conventional motor control for those working in an industrial setting.
Familiarity with wiring methods and AC Motor operation.
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
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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