Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies Department

ES 73 Electric Motors & Drives

1 unit

Examines the opportunities for lowering energy consumption through energy-efficient motors and motor controls, including an introduction to the technology of high efficiency motors and variable frequency drives. Techniques to increase current carrying capacity, improve voltage to equipment, reduce power losses, and lower electric bills will be discussed.


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Course Syllabus (Pick up at SRC)

Lesson 1
Lecture 1 PowerPoint (Celio)
Homework #1

Lesson 2
Lecture 2 PowerPoint (Celio)

Lesson 3
Lecture 3 PowerPoint
Homework #2

Other Reading Materials
Field Trip
Premium Partners
Premium Tables
Reading Assignment 1
Seimens AC Motors

Environmental Studies Building: Kirsch Center
Contact: Pat Cornely
Phone: 408.864.8628

Last Updated: 3/27/09