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Principles of Medium and Large AC Motors, 2nd Ed.

Course length: Two days
Available as a condensed course: Available in half day sessions (see list)
Maximum number of students: 30

Course description

"Principles of Medium and Large AC Motors" is highly rated by attendees. The seminar and its companion second edition manual, was originally produced by Austin Bonnett, EASA's education and technology consultant, in collaboration with EASA's Technical Support Specialists.

While the course covers horizontal and vertical squirrel-cage induction motors in the 300 to 5,000 horsepower range, low- and medium-voltage, most of the principles covered apply to other sizes as well. This manual focuses primarily on NEMA motors.

Seminar highlights include:

  • Motor nomenclature & definitions
  • Motor enclosures
  • Typical motor applications
  • Safety & handling considerations
  • Basic motor theory
  • Motor standards
  • Stators
  • Squirrel cage rotors
  • Shafts
  • Bearings & lubrication
  • Motor accessories & terminal boxes
  • Test & inspection procedures
  • Motor alignment, vibration & noise
  • Storage procedures
  • Synchronous machines

Instructor(s) available to teach the course: 

  • Tom Bishop, P.E., EASA Senior Technical Support Specialist
    Jim Bryan, EASA Technical Support Specialist (retired)
    Mike Howell, EASA Technical Support Specialist
  • Chuck Yung, EASA Senior Technical Support Specialist

Cost

  • Chapter/Region fee (+expenses): $3000 + $40/student
  • Member company fee (+expenses): $4000 + $40/student
  • Nonmember fee (+expenses): $7000 + $40/student
  • (Additional fees may apply if travel time exceeds 5 hours. Contact EASA for details.)

Condensed courses available

Stator Construction (Half day)
- Chapter/Region fee (+ expenses): $750 + $25/student
- Member company fee (+ expenses): $1200 + $25/student
- Non-member fee (+ expenses): $2000 + $25/student

Bearing Systems in Electric Motors (Half day)
- Chapter/Region fee (+ expenses): $750 + $25/student
- Member company fee (+ expenses): $1200 + $25/student
- Non-member fee (+ expenses): $2000 + $25/student

Rotor Construction (Half day)
- Chapter/Region fee (+ expenses): $750 + $25/student
- Member company fee (+ expenses): $1200 + $25/student
- Non-member fee (+ expenses): $2000 + $25/student

DC Motor Theory, Assembly and Testing (Half day)
- Chapter/Region fee (+ expenses): $800 + $25/student
- Member company fee (+ expenses): $1400 + $25/student
- Non-member fee (+ expenses): $4000 + $50/student

Course manual available for sale

Unable to participate in this training event? The manual that accompanies this seminar is available for sale.

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Schedule a private seminar

To schedule a private seminar for your group, contact:

Dale Shuter, CMP
Meetings & Expositions Manager
+1 314 993 2220, Ext. 3335
dshuter@easa.com

Hosting requirements

In addition to the seminar fees, the seminar sponsor will be responsible for:

  • All seminar promotion involved
  • Breaks (if provided)
  • Meeting room (approx. 1,000 square feet)
  • Instructor's travel and living expenses
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Shipping costs of materials
  • Meals (if provided)