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Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology (EMET)

EMET 325 Electric Drives (3) Study of operation, application and specification of AC/DC electrical drive motors, servos, actuators, control units and power converters.

EMET 325 Electric Drives (3)

EMET 325 provides students with a basic understanding of the operation, capabilities, limitations, and selection of electrical drive devices and drive controls typically found in industrial manufacturing and production systems. The course provides background on the basic operating characteristics of variety of drive devices, both AC and DC; however, the emphasis is on the practical limitations and typical application of these devices. Particular emphasis will be given to concepts and topics important to the selection, implementation and operation of electrical drives in common industrial applications.
Lectures will be supported by classroom demonstrations of setup, connection, and operating characteristics of devices covered in lectures. These demonstrations will emphasize typical uses of the devices studied.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: EET 212W

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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