Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

AIT 225 - Basic Industrial Motor Control


Description: An introductory course in DC, single-phase AC, and 3-phase AC electric motors and motor control circuits. Includes motor control circuit components, motor control circuit applications, sequencing circuits, and timing circuits.

Prerequisites: ELT 101 and ELT 102.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Motor control system documentation
  2. Common motor control circuit components including contactors, motor starters, control relays, auxiliary contacts, overload protection components, and sensors
  3. Motor installation
  4. Motor testing and operation

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Interpret electric motor control component symbols, motor faceplate data, and motor control circuit diagrams and schematics. (1)
  2. Describe the operation of common motor control circuit components including contactors, motor starters, control relays, auxiliary contacts, and overload protection components. (2)
  3. Test common motor control circuit components including contactors, motor starters, control relays, auxiliary contacts, and overload protection components. (2)
  4. Identify sensors commonly found in motor control circuits. (2)
  5. Install DC, single-phase, and 3-phase AC electric motors. (3)
  6. Operate motor control systems. (4)