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MET 245 Variable Frequency Drive
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Concepts and applications of both stand-alone and PLC control Variable Frequency Drives, which include communication, interfacing, and troubleshooting techniques. Prerequisite: ELC122.

Prerequisites: ELC122

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: Basic understanding of motors.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe the functional sections of a Variable Frequency Drive. (CSLO 2,3)
2. (Analysis Level) Identify and analyze the various types of Variable Frequency Drives. (CSLO 2,3)
3. (Evaluation Level) Interpret and evaluate electrical drawings in the design and troubleshooting of a VFD application. (CSLO 2,3,4)
4. (Synthesis Level) Configure a VFD drive to control a motor as stand-alone or PLC-controlled. (CSLO 2,3,4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation