Variable Frequency Drives 6.5 PDH’s Engineering Course

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Variable Frequency Drives 6.5 PDH’s Engineering Course

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Published 11/2013 English

Course Description

Purpose of Training:

This course was created to bring students up to speed in their knowledge of variable frequency drives (VFDs) as quickly and safely as possible. It includes lectures to help the student improve their understanding of motors, motor efficiency and assessment, motor controllers, variable frequency drives, harmonics, and application considerations.

Overall, the purpose of this course is to increase the technical knowledge of the student by teaching students how to improve VFD control and efficiency, understand AC motors, and learn real world issues.

Course Overview:

This course provides a solid foundation for those needing to understand Variable Frequency Drives.

This course is primarily a lecture, and provides course feedback via online questions. This course is 6.5 hours long.

Upon successful completion of this course the student will receive a e-certificate.

What are the requirements?

  • No prerequisists are required.
  • If you know what a VFD is, and would like an in-depth understanding of them, then you should take this course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand AC Induction Motors
  • Motor Efficiency and Assessment
  • Motor Controllers
  • Variable Frequency Drives
  • Harmonics

What is the target audience?

  • Maintenance engineers
  • Engineering Students
  • Engineers
  • Technologists


Section 1: Variable Frequency Drives
How to Complete this Course
AC Induction Motors
Motor Efficiency and Assessment
Motor Controllers
Variable Frequency Drives
Application Considerations
Section 2: Downloadable Lectures and e-books
The next two lectures are actually downloadable lectrues and e-books.
490 pages
Readily available VFD E-Books on line 1372 pages
1372 pages

Instructor Biography

Vincent Wedelich, Industrial Business & Technology Training Institute Inc.

Vincent W. Wedelich, P.E., MBA

BSEE University of New York

Masters in Business Administration HBU

Project Manager (large and medium refinery projects).

•Consultant Texas PE (Electrical Engineer) with Specialties in Engineering, Architecture, Construction, Environmental and Consulting Solutions
•Project Manager and business development consultant with substantial project (EPCM) and manufacturing experience. Strong communication skills, as well as team building skills. Focuses on project management (EPCM), business development, problem solving, and coaching/mentoring.
•Executive with broad experience in all aspects of electrical engineering, and multidiscipline engineering project management.
•Direct experience in product development; taking an idea from conception to full UL/ATEX certification and manufacturing.
•Direct experience in listening and helping clients solve their issues, by putting together a plan of action, and following through as the project develops to completion.
•Direct experience in developing and managing e-learning to close the knowledge gap quickly.
•Interested in academic work, advising corporations on product/project development, advertising on the web, building e-learning institutions, and solving management issues.
•True passion is ToastMasters, IEEE, and public speaking engagements.

•Family oriented

Specialties: Public speaking, project/product development (concept, finance, contracts, to completion), electrical engineering, project management, business development, new client relations, problem solving, and coaching/mentoring.

Course Features

  • Lectures
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