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Power Electronics 1: Drives

Course Number: 10605157
Credits: 1.00

Course Description

10-605-157 POWER ELECTRONICS 1: DRIVES ...This course provides the opportunity for the student to develop the knowledge, skills, process, and understanding of the power and control circuitry of AC drives and application and troubleshooting of these industrial AC drives (VFD's) to AC induction motors. This course concentrates on the AB PowerFlex 525 Variable Speed Drive. (Prerequisite: 10-664-101, Automation 2)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

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Course Competencies

  1. Demonstrate the application of timing circuits
  2. Examine device characteristics of Power Transistors
  3. Examine device characteristics of Thyristors
  4. Investigate device characteristic of triggering devices:
  5. Demonstrate triggering circuits for power control circuitry: