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    Apr 19, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ELEC 120 DC and AC Motors and Generators


Prerequisite:ELEC 102   with a C or better
2 hrs lectures; 2 hrs lab; 3 hrs credit
This course is a study of DC and AC generators and motors. Topics covered include motor construction, basic principles, speed-voltage characteristics and regulation of the generator. Also covered are the principles, speed-torque characteristics, type of field excitation, and starting procedures of motors. Single phase and poly-phase generators, motors and switching equipment are covered. Motor theory wiring, troubleshooting, and safety will be emphasized.