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Variable Frequency Drives: Introduction and Implementation

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This course will introduce the operation and programming of variable frequency drives.  Trainees will see how VFDs can be used as stand-alone motion controllers as well as how a PLC can be used for VFD operation.  Trainees  will reinforce topics and terms by using a hands on learning approach.  Approximately half of the class time will be devoted to setting up, programming and troubleshooting VFDs, specifically, the Allen Bradley Powerflex 40. How VFDs operate theory; Physics of Motion ,Forces, Speed, Acceleration, Torque; Variable Frequency Drives Purpose and Operation; VFD Wiring and Setting VFD Parameters; Exercises with Powerflex 40; Programming VFDs Step Logic; Exercise with Step Logic Powerflex 40; VFD control over networks using Ethernet IP; Troubleshooting and Maintenance; Open Loop and Closed Loop Motion Control Systems.

Class Details

1 Session(s)

Iowa Lakes - SERT Building (EV)

Chad Tischer 

CEUs : 0.96



Registration Closes On
Thursday, May 23, 2024 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
5/23/2024 Thu 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM Estherville, Iowa Lakes - SERT Building (EV)  Map Chad Tischer