Apr 10, 2021  
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog 
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MET 160 - Rotating Electrical Machines

4 Credit Hours

This course covers the principles, application, troubleshooting, and maintenance of rotating electrical motors and electronic motor drives as used in industry. Topics include various types of single and three phase AC motors, various types of DC motors, reduced voltage starting, braking, DC electronic drives, and AC variable frequency, and vector drives. The course builds upon principles and applications covered in Industrial Electrical Systems and is a building block for the course Robotics and Motion Control. All course material is supplemented with practical hands-on exposure to the items described.

Prerequisite(s): MET 130  

Students are granted credit for Mechatronics Engineering Technology (MET) courses by articulation after completion of the course competencies through courses offered by RACC’s Workforce and Economic Development/Community Education Division. Students should contact the division to obtain information on course offerings.

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