Power Quality in Motor Control Applications

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 Power Quality in Motor Control Applications

Power Quality in Motor Control Applications

Power Quality in Motor Control Applications PQ-162  DSPS WI 4 Credit Hours

Power Quality Seminars Approved by Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services DSPS Course ID #  18902

This 4 hour course, Power Quality in Motor Control Applications, is approved by the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. Upon completion of this course, students should have a meaningful understanding of the various types of power quality disturbances associated with typical motor control techniques. They should understand the causes of these problems as well as typical means of solving or preventing these problems.  (4-PDH)  

Input Circuit power quality – AC Motors                                                       

Across the line motor starting

Power Factor

Voltage sags due to inrush current

Reduced Voltage Solid State Starters                                                         

Harmonics during starting

Power factor after started

Input Circuit power quality – AC motor drives                                                         

6-pulse, 12-piulse & 18-pulse input rectifiers

Problems caused by harmonics

Harmonic resonance

IEEE-519 limits for harmonic distortion

Harmonic mitigation

Input transient suppression

Input circuit power quality – Other power electronics equipment                 

1-phase motor drives

Typical distortion

Harmonic mitigation

Active front end converters

Typical harmonics

Harmonic mitigation

SCR Controllers (DC motor drives)

Voltage notching

Remedies for notching

Output Circuit power quality                                                                                    

Effect of Pulsed voltage on motors

Voltage reflection & voltage doubling

Motor Bearing current

Typical solutions for motor protection

Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)                                                           

Definition of EMI and RFI

Sources of EMI

Typical remedies to protect against EMI

Wrap up

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Course Outline – 4 hour seminar

The Harmonics Seminar is approved by the State of Wisconsin for credential types:
Commercial Electrical Inspector Certification, Industrial Journeyman Electrician License, Journeyman Electrician License, Master Electrician License, Registered Electrician Registration

Seminars may be scheduled at a time and location you designate.  Please contact us for more information.