ECAL 111: Electric Meters and Motors Lab

Class Program
Credits 3
A practical, hands-on course using various electrical testing equipment to troubleshoot and test electric motors, components, and wiring systems. A study of single and three phase AC motors, their construction features and operating characteristic's. This lecture/lab class emphasizes electric motor terminology, identification of motor types, enclosures, mounts, motor selection, connections, maintenance, testing and troubleshooting. Students are also introduced to motor loads, protection, controls, and devices used to connect motors to their loads such as pulleys, v-belts, gearboxes, and couplings. (F, S)