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Principles of Medium and Large AC Motors

Event specifics
Type of education: 
Date of the event: 
Friday, January 25, 2019 to Saturday, January 26, 2019
Discount deadline: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019
Jim Bryan, EASA Technical Support Specialist (retired)

About the program
The seminar and its companion manual have been developed by Austin Bonnett, EASA's education and technology consultant, in collaboration with EASA's Technical Support Specialists and members of EASA's Technical Education Committee.

While the course covers horizontal and vertical squirrel-cage induction motors in the 300 to 5,000 horsepower range, low and medium voltage, most of the principles covered apply to other sizes as well. This seminar focuses primarily on NEMA motors.

EASA's Principles of Medium & Large AC MotorsSeminar highlights include:

  • Motor theory
  • Applications
  • Safety considerations
  • Root cause failure analysis overview
  • Test and inspection procedures
  • Starting methods and connections
  • Accessories
  • Stator construction and design
  • Rotor construction and design
  • Bearing types and lubrication systems
  • Shaft construction
  • Motor geometry and alignment
  • Vibration and noise
  • Cleaning, reconditioning, storage

What to bring
Instructional items will be provided. You should need only note-taking materials.

Seminar hours
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Member price: 
$489 per person ($529 after the discount deadline)
Nonmember price: 
$589 per person ($629 after the discount deadline)
Hotel information

Crowne Plaza St. Louis Airport
11228 Lone Eagle Dr.
Bridgeton, MO 63044

Rate: $101.

Block code E2A
Reservation phone number: 314-291-6700. (Be sure to mention yourself as being with EASA.)

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