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Fundamentals Of Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)
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5 days
Next Course Date
11 March, 2024
Registration Procedure
1 Complete the registration form below this page.
2 Make payment for the course using the payment link below.
3 Course Registration must be completed 2 weeks before training commencement.
4 Course Registration details would be sent to your email latest 24 hours before commencement of training.
Course Overview

This training course will cover the different areas of electric drives. From the different manufacturers to the different types of electric drives available and also how to choose the right one suited to your application. Also included in the training are: Installation, Parameterization and Commissioning, Troubleshooting, and special functions available with electric

This training course will ensure that engineers and technicians gain the highest level of knowledge of electric drives and how to install, commission, service, operate, and
troubleshoot them.

Course Content

Introduction to electric drives

  • What are electric drives?
  • Why do we need Variable Frequency Drives?
  • Types of Variable Frequency Drives
  • How to select VFD for my Application
  • Manufacturers
  • VFD Drawbacks & Solutions

A brief overview of power electronic converters for drives

  • Voltage control – D.C. Output from D.C. supply
  • Controlled Rectification – D.C. from A.C.
  • Inversion – A.C. from D.C.
  • Cycloconversion – A.C. to A.C. but with
    different frequencies
  • Inverter switching devices

Electric drive Connection, Commissioning and

  • Safety and standards
  • Mechanical Installation
  • Electrical Installation and wiring
  • Parameterization and commissioning
  • Peripheral devices and options
  • Troubleshooting
  • Periodic Inspection and Maintenance
  • Four quadrant operation
  • Communications

Motor/Drive Selection

  • power range for motor and drives
  • Load requirements
  • General application considerations.
Target Group

Engineers and Technicians involved in the Process Industry and other allied industries require an appreciation and a deeper understanding of electrical power systems and safety
requirements associated with them.

Course Prerequisite

Basic Electrical and AC motor knowledge

Course Benefits

At the end of the course, the participants should be able to:
Identify the different types of drives and their applications
Understand the basics of the underlying technology of drives
Install and Commission drives
Carry out maintenance on drives
Understand Fault and alarm codes and Troubleshoot drive
Properly select and replace a drive
Find and fix common drive problems

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