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EST 150
Electric Motor and Motor Maintenance


Credits: 6
Clock Hours per Quarter: 80

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:40


Description
The practical aspects of types and applications of single and three phase motors motor controls are covered. Applied electrical symbols, wiring diagrams, basic motor operation, connection wiring, testing and maintenance of motors, automatic and electronic motor controls. Prerequisite: EST 131 or grade of C or higher in EST 132; or instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Discuss the basic operating principles of three phase motors
  • Connect dual voltage motors for proper operation at desired voltage
  • Identify and discuss different types of single-phase motors
  • Describe reverse rotation of a single-phase motor
  • Describe reverse rotation of a three-phase motor
  • Describe the operation and identify types of motor starters.
  • Perform a Meg test on a motor and determine if it is good or bad
  • Demonstrate use a nameplate to determine motor specifications
  • Demonstrate use a phase rotation meter to connect a three-phase motor
  • Wire and test common motor start-stop control circuits
  • Identify, wire and test various types of motors
  • Demonstrate use Article 430 NECĀ® to reference motors, circuits, and controllers

  • Course Topics
  • Electrical safety
  • Electrical symbols, diagrams and logic applied to line diagrams
  • Motors and the National Electric Code
  • Motors; Shaded Pole, Split Phase, PSC, CSIR, CSCR, 3 Phase
  • Contactors and motor starters
  • Motor control components
  • Basic motor control circuits
  • Reversing motor circuits
  • Reduced-voltage starting, accelerating and decelerating methods
  • Motor maintenance

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EST 150
    Spring 2014
    0935
    Michael Houdak
    EST 150
    Winter 2014
    8245
    Chet Mills
    EST 150
    Fall 2013
    8245
    Chet Mills
    EST 150
    Spring 2013
    0935
    Michael Houdak
    EST 150
    Winter 2013
    8245
    Chet Mills


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
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    Spring
    Summer
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.