Course Title: Develop engineering solutions for induction motor problems
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2011
Course Code: EEET6800C
Course Title: Develop engineering solutions for induction motor problems
School: 130T Vocational Engineering
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6085 - Advanced Diploma of Electrical - Technology
Course Contact: Marko Dumovic
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254342
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Nominal Hours: 60
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
UEENEEG049B Solve problems in complex polyphase power circuits
This unit covers development of engineering solutions to resolve problems with induction motors. It encompasses working safely, apply extensive knowledge of induction motor operation and construction and their application, gathering and analysing data, applying problem solving techniques, developing and documenting solutions and alternatives.
Students will develop specific skills and knowledge required to work safely in the applications of motor protection and control circuits. It includes the principles of operation and control of various types of motors and practical application of various motor protection devices
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
UEENEEG045B Develop engineering solutions for induction motor problems
1. Prepare to develop engineering solution for induction motor problems
Students are expected to meet performance requirements of the “UEENEEG045B Develop engineering solutions for induction motor problems” competency with according to following criteria :
Details of Learning Activities
Learning and simulated work activities to demonstrate an understanding of typical induction motor problems encountered in meeting performance requirements and compliance standards, motor operating parameters and dealing with motor malfunctions.
* Classroom tutorial activities to consolidate the theory of three-phase electrical systems, operating principles of single-phase motor, three-phase motor, universal motor, controlling devices for various motors, various motor protection devices.
*Practical exercises involving design and construction of simple electrical motor control circuits and participate in research activities in the application of different control devices for various electrical motors. It involves the development of testing procedure to verify the performance specification, diagnosis of faults in the systems and completion of the commission.
* Research activities to investigate control devices and circuits for various types of electrical motors and applications. It is expected that students would require approximately 20% of course hours to be allocated for independent study to do project research, motor control circuit design, construction, testing and problem solving activities. This unit covers
• Student directed hours involve completing activities such as assignments, project and assignment work, writing laboratory reports and reading online resources.
This unit covers follwing Essential Knowledge & Associated Skills (EKAS) elements:
2.6.37 Induction motors diagnostics
2.18.1 Occupational Health and Safety principles
2.18.2 Electrical Safe working practices
Week Topic Assessment Task
Week 1 Introduction to course, course guide, assessment, topics breakdown,
OHS issues. Electromagnetism, Electric Motor Principles of Operation,
Week 2 Motor construction, Speed torque characteristics -UEENEEG045B 1.1;1.2;1.3;1.4
Week 3 Electric Motor Parameters, Interpreting Manufacturers Data, -UEENEEG045B 1.3;1.5
Week 4 Determining Induction Motor Parameters; Load Characterisitics -UEENEEG045B 1.1;1.2
Week 5 Contactors , DOL Starting and Reversing Induction Motors -UEENEEG045B 1.1;1.2;1.3 Practical 1
Week 6 Primary Resistance Starters, Autotransformer Starters -UEENEEG045B 2.1;2.2 Practical 2
Week 7 Star Delta Starters, Motor selction -UEENEEG045B 2.3
Week 8 Develop engineering solutions for induction motor problems -UEENEEG045B 2.4 Test 1
Week 9 DC Injection and Plug Braking, -UEENEEG045B 2.5 Practical 3
Week 10 Single Phase Motors, Split Phase Motors, Shaded Pole Motors -UEENEEG045B 2.5;2.6
Week 11 Capacitor Start/Run Motors -UEENEEG045B 2.4;2.5;2.6
Week 12 Speed Control of Induction Motors - UEENEEG045B 2.1;2.5;2.6
Week 13 Selection of AC motors, - UEENEEG045B 2.2;2.3;2.6
Week 14 Universal Motor, Motor Protection - UEENEEG045B 3.1
Week 15 Variable Speed Drives, Commissioning Procedures of Motor Drives - UEENEEG045B 3.2;22.214.171.124
Week 16 Motor Control Circuits and Motor Dynamics -- UEENEEG045B 2.5;3.2;3.6
Week 17 Develop engineering solutions for induction motor problems - UEENEEG045B 2.1;2.2;2.3;3.2;3.4 Test 2
Week 18 Assessment feedback, catch-up test, laboratory work catch-up. - UEENEEG045B 2.1;2.2;2.3;3.2;3.4
Marko Dumovic, Motor Protection and Control, RMIT, Engineering Education Australia, 2000
J.R. Jennesson, Electrical Principles for electrical Trades, McGraw Hill, 2001
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Overview of Assessment
This course will be assessed through a range of practical exercises, assignments and progressive tests.
Progressive and Validation Tests ( 70%)
Written assessment on:
-Operating conditions and performance of induction motors.
-Selection and application the correct type and size of motor and starting system for a given drive specification.
-Selection of an appropriate size and type of motor for particular application.
-Selection of suitable protection system for a motor application
Practical exercises 30 %
Work performance laboratory exercise involving circuit design, construction and testing of a control circuit for specified electrical motor application.
Laboratory exercises on wiring motor starting, reversing and breaking circuits,
All laboratory exercises must be undertaken according to safe working practice .
This course is graded using the following course grades-
CHD- Competent with High Distinction
CDI- Competent with Distinction
CC- Competent with Credit
CAG- Competency Achieved - Graded
NYC- Not Yet Competent
DNS- Did Not Submit for Assessment
Make sure you understand the special consideration policy available at -
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The skills and knowledge described in this unit require a license to practice in the workplace for work involving direct access to plant and equipment connected to installation wiring at voltage above 50 V a.c. or 120 V d.c.
* In this course, minimum student directed hours are 12 in addition to 48 scheduled teaching hours.
* Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation, and writing reports for practical work.
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