Control Courses - Variable Speed Drives

Course Code: SAEA-CAA-01

Duration: Three-day course, with tea/coffee and lunch provided

Time: 09:00 – 17:00

Type: Instructor Led Course – In class

Language: English       

Accredited: Engineers Board of Kenya 14 CPD National Industrial Training Authority recognized

Cost: KES 60,000

Description: An introduction to theoretical instruction and practical hands-on exercises on the Altivar series of AC Variable Speed Drives. The aim is to provide user or potential users with a sufficient level of competence to correctly select, install and commission Altivar Speed Drives.

Target Audience: The course is designed to suit Systems Integrators, OEM’s or anyone who needs to implement a V.S.D system in industry

Prerequisites: You will need a background in the basics of general electrical, electronics and VSD basics.


Day 1 of 2

• History

• Speed control methods

• Characteristics / principles of operation

• The Asynchronous Motor

• Soft Starters vs VSDs

• Features and benefits

• Man/machine dialogue

• Special applications & Maintenance

Day 2 of 3

• The Altivar range

• Installation or the ATV312

• Commissioning of the ATV 312 range

• SoMove

Day 3 of 3

• Installation or the ATV71

• Programming and commissioning


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