Course Title: Fundamentals of DC Operation and Repair Tips seminar
Sponsoring Organization: Electrical Apparatus Service Association Inc. (EASA)
Date: Jan. 24-25, 2014
Location: Bridgeton, Mo.
Course Description: The seminar will cover dc machine theory and operation, as well as repair tips. Topics will include testing and winding of armatures, fields, interpoles and compensating windings, machine work, balancing, assembly, and final testing. The theory portion is structured so that it can be grasped by entry-level personnel, while the overall material is in-depth enough that those with more experience will benefit. Seminar lessons will include the importance of symmetry to proper performance; disassembly, test, and inspection tips; comparison and explanation of electrical test methods; data-taking tips with an emphasis on critical information; commutation and commutation difficulties; armature and field winding tips; field compounding; assembly tips and test methods; accessories, including tachometers; and troubleshooting techniques. The seminar may be useful to the supervisor, mechanic, winder, salesperson, field service technician, and anyone involved in or interested in the repair of dc motors and generators.
Publication date: 1/6/2014