Course ID   8053
Course Name   VFD: Variable Frequency Drives
Sponsor Name   Pennsylvania Rural Water Association
Primary Contact   Joel B Jordan 
    814-353-9302  Ext. 201
Website   Partner Website
This (VFD) Variable Frequency Drive training course provides theory of operation, where and how to apply this technology and typical applications. The course includes the latest technology, VFD features and the many benefits, three phase motor basics, power quality and harmonic mitigation. Attendees will learn how a VFD works, constant torque vs. variable torque loads, VFD sizing, energy savings, (POI) payback on investment and considerations to take before applying VFD’s plus much more
Course Level   Advanced
Course Content    
Induction Motors Basics Variable Frequency Drives (VFD’s) Basics Applying and sizing VFD’s Power Quality Harmonic Mitigation VFD Output and dV/dT Analysis VFD Display Keypad programming and programming software demo VFD Energy Savings calculating software demo Quizzes and Discussion
Approved Industry   Drinking Water and Wastewater
Target Audience    
Water and Wastewater System Operators and Managers; technical consultants.
Training Format   Classroom
Type of Media    
Contact Hours   3.0