Variable Frequency Drives

Description

Variable Frequency Drives are adopted in various applications ranging from small appliances to large compressors. About 25% of the world’s electrical energy is consumed by electric motors. Utilizing best practices is needed to increase efficiency.

 

Topics for this course

13 Lessons

Introduction

Review 3 Phase Induction Motors
Describe Starting Methods
Understand VFD Operation & Precautions
Understand Troubleshooting of VFD’s
Motor Fault Review
Alarm Codes
Troubleshooting
Multimeter Review
The Allen-Bradley Powerflex 523 Drive
Wiring Connections
Display Parameters & Keypad Basics
Basic Control Terminal, & Advanced Program Groups
Hands-on-Labs