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ELEC 421 Fundamentals of Electric Motor Control

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Theory, construction, and operation of fractional and multi-horse power DC and AC electric motors. Various types of motor controls are investigated including start/brake/stop switching, forward/reverse switching, and speed control systems.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: ELEC 111 and ELEC 405 and completion of or concurrent enrollment in ELEC 112.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU