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Electric Motors and Generators Package

Course Package
(7 hours/4 courses): $99 

Course Outlines

Electric Motors

Three Hours

This 3 hour interactive online course discusses electric induction motors.  It covers how a motor works, the types of electric motors available, and how to apply an electric induction motor.  The course looks at the relationship between motor speed, slip, and torque, and covers how to select a motor with the correct parameters for a particular load.  Finally, all of the basic data on a motor nameplate is reviewed and explained.  Tables and graphs are included to help you understand the various relationships between speed, torque, efficiency, and power factor. The knowledge gained in this course will benefit anyone who has to either specify, install, or use electric motors.

The course includes a multiple-choice quiz to test your understanding of the material.  You must have Flash Player Version 7 or higher to view some parts of this course. We also recommend you view this course in Internet Explorer.

Electric Motors & Generators:
Basic Magnetics

One Hour

Electric motors and generators share many concepts when considered from the standpoint of magnetics. In one case (the generator) the desired outcome is the generation of an electrical current. In the other case (the motor) the desired outcome is to convert electrical energy to mechanical motion. 

This 1-hour interactive online course provides the basis for understanding how motors and generators work from an intuitive (as opposed to a mathematical) standpoint. No prior knowledge of magnetics is required. There is, of course, a lot of discussion including current and voltage. This discussion is at a very fundamental level, and the user who has even a vague understanding of current and voltage should be able to understand the material. If a more thorough understanding of current and voltage is desired, the course titled “Circuit Analysis (DC Conventional): Current, Voltage, & Resistance” is recommended.

This course is part of a series of courses as described below. A multiple-choice quiz is included at the end of this course. You must have Flash Player Version 7 or higher to view some parts of this course. We also recommend you view this course in Internet Explorer.

Electric Motors & Generators: DC Motors

One Hour

Electric motors and generators share many concepts when considered from the standpoint of magnetics.  In one case (the generator), the desired outcome is the generation of an electrical current.  In the other case (the motor), the desired outcome is to convert electrical energy to mechanical motion.

This 1-hour interactive online course provides the basis for understanding how DC Motors work from an intuitive (as opposed to a mathematical) standpoint. No prior knowledge of magnetics is required beyond what is presented in the course titled “Electric Motors and Generators: Basic Magnetics.”  There is, of course, discussion including current and voltage. This discussion is at a very fundamental level, and the user who has even a vague understanding of current and voltage should be able to understand the material. If a more thorough understanding of current and voltage is desired, the course titled “Circuit Analysis (DC Conventional): Current, Voltage, & Resistance” is recommended.

 A test is included at the end of this course. You must have Flash Player Version 7 or higher to view some parts of this course. We also recommend you view this course in Internet Explorer.

Electric Motors & Generators:
Generators & Alternators

Two Hours

Electric motors and generators share many concepts when considered from the standpoint of magnetics. In one case (the generator), the desired outcome is the generation of an electrical current. In the other case (the motor), the desired outcome is to convert electrical energy to mechanical motion.

This 2-hour interactive online course provides the basis for understanding how generators and alternators work from an intuitive (as opposed to a mathematical) standpoint. No prior knowledge of magnetics is required beyond what is presented in the course titled “Electric Motors and Generators: Basic Magnetics.

There is, of course, discussion including current and voltage. This discussion is at a very fundamental level, and the user who has even a vague understanding of current and voltage should be able to understand the material. If a more thorough understanding of current and voltage is desired, the course titled Circuit Analysis (DC Conventional): Current, Voltage, & Resistance is recommended.

This course is part of a series of courses as described below. There will be a test at the end of this course.  You must have Flash Player Version 7 or higher to view some parts of this course. We also recommend you view this course in Internet Explorer.

For more information about our online learning opportunities and advancing your career, or to purchase this course package, please contact Judy Smith at 1-866-639-8727 x. 210 or email judy@globalriskinnovations.com.