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AC Drives

AC Drives

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Table of Contents
Introduction..............................................................................2Force and Motion.....................................................................4Energy...................................................................................11Electrical Energy...................................................................14AC Motor Construction.........................................................19Developing A Rotating Magnetic Field.................................23Rotor Construction................................................................27Electrical Components Of A Motor......................................30NEMA Rotor Characteristics.................................................32Voltage And Frequency........................................................35Basic AC Drives.....................................................................40Siemens MICROMASTER and MIDIMASTER......................49MICROMASTER Junior.........................................................67Siemens MASTERDRIVES....................................................72Applications...........................................................................88Constant Torque Applications..............................................89Variable Torque Applications...............................................93Constant Horsepower Applications.....................................97Multimotor Applications.......................................................99Review Answers.................................................................101Final Exam...........................................................................102
 
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Introduction
Welcome to another course in the STEP 2000 series,
S
iemens
T
echnical
E
ducation
P
rogram, designed to prepareour distributors to sell Siemens Energy
&
Automationproducts more effectively. This course covers
Basics of ACDrives
and related products.Upon completion of
Basics of AC Drives
you should be ableto:
Explain the concept of force, inertia, speed, and torque
Explain the difference between work and power
Describe the construction of a squirrel cage AC motor
Identify the nameplate information of an AC motornecessary for application to an AC Drive
Describe the operation of a three-phase rotatingmagnetic field
Calculate synchronous speed, slip, and rotor speed
Describe the relationship between V/Hz, torque, andcurrent
Describe the basic construction and operation of a PWMtype AC drive
Describe features and operation of the SiemensMICROMASTER, MICROMASTER Junior,MICROMASTER Vector, MIDIMASTER Vector, andMASTERDRIVES
Describe the characteristics of constant torque, constanthorsepower, and variable torque applications
 
3This knowledge will help you better understand customerapplications. In addition, you will be able to describe productsto customers and determine important differences betweenproducts. You should complete
Basics of Electricity
beforeattempting
Basics of AC Drives
. An understanding of many ofthe concepts covered in
Basics of Electricity
is required for
Basics of AC Drives
.If you are an employee of a Siemens Energy
&
Automationauthorized distributor, fill out the final exam tear-out card andmail in the card. We will mail you a certificate of completion ifyou score a passing grade. Good luck with your efforts.SIMOVERT is a registered trademark of Siemens AG.National Electrical Manufacturers Association is located at2101 L. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037. Theabbreviation NEMA is understood to mean NationalElectrical Manufacturers Association.

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