Motor Controls: Starting Methods For Squirrel Cage Motors

Motor Controls: Starting Methods for Squirrel Cage Motors is part six of the Motor Controls eight-part training series.

In this course, different methods will be discussed for the starting of squirrel cage induction motors. Different types of loads and power requirements can greatly affect the way large AC motors are started.

Course objectives include:

  • Discuss across the line starting
  • Explain resistor starting
  • Describe reactor staring
  • Discuss auto-transformer starting.

Course menu:

Across the Line and Resistance Starting

  • Across the Line Starting
  • Resistance Starting

Reactor Starting

  • Description and Operation

Autotransformer Starting

  • Single-Step Wye Connection Starting
  • Multiple-Step Wye Connection Starting
  • Single-Step Open Delta Connection Starting

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