EMET 252 Motors, Motor Controls, and Variable Drives 3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.
A course on DC and AC motors and motor control circuits and devices including the Variable Frequency Drive (VFD). Topics include: brushed and brushless motors and generators, Pulse Width Modulation (PWM), variable speed drives, speed/torque/power characteristics, industrial control circuits, electrical safety, and troubleshooting.
Prerequisites: EET 132 and EMET 141 and EMET 150 (minimum grade C for all)