Dec 09, 2022  
2013-14 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2013-14 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ET 4500 - Electric Motors

2 lecture hours 2 lab hours 3 credits
The emphasis in this course is on the examination of different electric motors that are used in common industrial power systems. Students are introduced to terminology, principles of operation, characteristics, and performance curves of various types of AC and DC machines as well as their proper selection, connections and applications. Practical transformers and relays are also considered. The laboratory is used to illustrate and reinforce these electric motor topics and measurement techniques, and to develop a working knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), their interfaces, and programming. In this course, students are provided with instruction in the common industrial power systems and the corresponding calculations. (prereq: ET 1520 )



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