• Program: Electronics Technology
  • Course: Motor and Motor Controllers
  • Course #: ELEC2100
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course covers the characteristics of D.C., A.C. and stepper motors. Controller operation for these motors is also covered. Motor generators sets are used to study conversion of mechanical energy to electrical energy.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Explain direct current motors and their characteristics
Explain direct current motor controllers
Explain the alternating current motor characteristics
Explain split-phase terminal characteristics
Determine the Error Free Start Stop (EFSS) and slew rate characteristics of motors
Analyze single-phase, two phase and half step controllers
Examine the functions of separately excited shunt generator
Examine self-excited compound generators under variable rpm and load characteristics

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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