2015 August Motor Controllers
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This test is based on the article, Motor Controllers, published in the August 2015 issue and counts as one contact hour (0.1 CEU) of elevator industry continuing education credit. Most courses approved by NAEC for CET/CAT and NAESAI for QEI and in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.
Learning Objectives - After reading this article, you should have learned about:
- Examples of different types of motor controllers
- Why overcurrent protection is needed for motor-control circuits
- How branch-circuit conductor size if figured for motors
- When a motor controller can serve more than one motor
- How manufacturer's documentation can help the technician
- How to interpret a ladder diagram
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