MODULE DETAILS

 

Module 20: Motor Protection, Control and Maintenance

Technologies

 

Nominal duration: 4 weeks (48 hours total time commitment)

 

This time commitment includes the preparation reading, attendance at each webinar (1 hour plus 15-30 minutes for discussion), and the time necessary to complete the assignments and further study.

 

MODULE PURPOSE

 

This    module    covers    the    protection    and    control     of

Alternating Current motors in Industrial plants.

 

PRE-REQUISITES MODULE, UNITS /

 

CO-REQUISITES

 

Module 19

 

ASSESSMENT STRATEGY

 

To evaluate the achievement of the learning outcomes; written assignments, group projects and practical exercises are set.

 

SUMMARY OF LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

1. Examine the basics of electric motors

 

2. Perform motor and bearing failure analysis

 

3. Examine the basics of motor control and protection

 

4. Examine the basics of fault-finding on motors

 

Learning Outcome 1

 

Examine the basics of electric motors

 

Assessment Criteria

 

1.1

 

Examine the fundamentals of motor technology and construction

 

 

1.2

 

Examine the operation of three-phase AC induction motors

 

 

1.3

 

Examine the energy losses and efficiency of three- phase AC induction motors

 

 

 

Learning Outcome 2

 

Perform motor and bearing failure analysis

 

Assessment Criteria

 

2.1

 

Examine the procedure to perform a motor failure analysis

 

 

2.2

 

Examine bearing failure

 

Learning Outcome 3

 

Examine the basics of motor control and protection

 

Assessment Criteria

 

3.1

 

Examine the basic philosophies of motor control

 

 

3.2

 

Examine the basics of motor protection

 

 

3.3

 

Examine the application of AC variable speed drives

 

Learning Outcome 4

 

Examine the basics of basic fault-finding on motors

 

Assessment Criteria

 

4.1

 

Examine the procedures for motor installation

 

 

4.2

 

Examine the procedures for fault-finding on motors

 

Delivery mode

 

A combination of asynchronous and synchronous e-learning delivery comprising a judicious mix of interactive online web conferencing, simulation (virtual labs) software, remote online labs, online videos, PowerPoint slides, notes, reading and study materials (in PDF, HTML and Word format) accessed through the Moodle Learning Management System (LMS).

 

Software/Hardware Used

Software

  • VPLabs

  • Instruction update 11/09/2019 - v4.3

Hardware

  •  N/A