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ELT 126 - Industrial Electronics

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
The devices and circuits used in thyristor control of machines are presented. Course includes phase control of DC motors, triac control of AC motors and various speed control circuits.
Prerequisite: ELT 131  
Competencies
  1. Describe the principles of operation, advantages of, and typical uses of most electric motors
    1. Discuss: split phase, capacitor start, shunt, series, compound DC, brushless and stepping motors
    2. Discuss: 3 phase, synchronous and wound rotor motors
  2. Describe the circuitry used to generate 3 phase control for variable frequency drives
  3. Measure practical parameters of electric motors
    1. Measure and use Kt
    2. Measure and use Kemf.
  4. Predict electrical motor performance given measured motor parameters
  5. Demonstrate a knowledge of UJT, SCR and TRIAC circuits
  6. Explain full and half-step control of a stepping motor



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