AC & DC Motors and Generators
Updated on Sep, 2023
Language - English
This course will focus on the fundamentals of rotating electrical equipment. This will include AC and DC motors and generators. Starting with the basic theories required and finishing up with some example problems. Starting with a simple liner DC machine the course takes you through rotating DC motors and generators, Induction motors, and finishing with synchronous motors and generators. You will find several examples of sample problems with the final chapter dedicated to just that.
Upon completion of this course, the student will have a working knowledge of DC motors and generators including the commutation elements. This includes three-phase and single-phase induction motors and how synchronous generators work alone and are connected to large systems such as the North American Grid.
The requirements going into this course are a basic understanding of electrical circuits such as Ohm’s law & Kirchhoff’s law and working knowledge of mathematics including equations. However, every effort has been made to keep the calculations as simple as possible and complete with detailed explanations related to all calculations. The student will find the videos crisp, clean, and very detailed with all text typed not handwritten and illustrations crafted in Keynote or PowerPoint illustrations that use animation to carry the ideas across.
This course is intended both for the novice as well as a review for those who have previously studied the subject matter.
Who this course is for:
- Electrical Engineers, Technologists Electrical Maintainers, and Operators
What will you learn in this course:
The Theory of Electrical Rotating Motors and Generators.
What are the prerequisites for this course?
An understanding of electricity and mathematical equations.
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
- Introduction to Rotation Machines 06:28 06:28
- 01 - Review of Machinery Principles 42:54 42:54
- 02 - DC Machines 01:10:34 01:10:34
- 03 - AC Machinery Fundamentals 01:48:43 01:48:43
- 04 - 3 Phase Induction Motor 01:07:09 01:07:09
- 05 - Synchronous Generator/Motors (part 1) 01:13:49 01:13:49
- 06 - Synchronous Generator/Motors (part 2) 47:59 47:59
- 07 - Synchronous Generator/Motors Prob-Sol.key 32:01 32:01
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