AC Electrical Motors & Drivers

Start Date End Date Duration Location
Sept. 22, 2019 Sept. 26, 2019 5 Kuala Lumpur


This course of Electrical Motors overviews types of motor, and covers selection criterion, DC motors, three-phase motors, single-phase motors including protective relays, maintenance, testing tools and methods and under-voltage protection systems. The course will include Electronic circuits for motor control, power factor correction, and harmonics, and introduction to power electronic circuits.


To enhance the delegate knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to understand how to select, operate, maintain, and protect electrical motors.


By the end of this course the participant will be able to:

  • Be familiar with electrical motors

  • Understand drive power circuits

  • Be familiar with speed control methods of AC/DC motors:

  • Understand electronic circuits for motor control.

  • Power factor and harmonics.

  • Be familiar with electric motor operation and maintenance


  • Introduction
  • Electrical Motors
  • The direct current (DC) motors.
  • The cage induction motors.
  • The AC synchronous motors.
  • Three-phase AC motors.
  • Single-phase AC motors.
  • The brushless servomotor.
  • Drive Power Circuits:
  • DC motor drive systems.
  • AC to DC power conversion.
  • AC to DC motor operation.
  • AC to DC motor construction.
  • Theory and operation of AC/DC motors.
  • Performance of AC/DC motors.
  • Starting methods of AC/DC motors.
  • Conventional methods.
  • Advanced methods.
  • AC motor drive systems.
  • AC to AC power converters with intermediate DC link.
  • Speed Control Methods of AC/DC Motors:
  • Conventional methods.
  • Advanced methods.
  • Electronic circuits for motor control:
  • Introduction to power electronic circuits and drives.
  • Power diodes, transistors, thyristors, and triacs.
  • Converter Control:
  • Single phase half wave rectifiers.
  • Single phase full wave rectifiers.
  • Three phase half-wave rectifiers.
  • Three phase full -wave rectifiers.

Who Can Benefit?

Electrical engineers and qualified technicians involved in the power sectors and power station operation and maintenance, and also in the factories, and enterprises of high and medium voltage distribution system.