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Architecture and Construction, Grade 9 - 12, Advanced Motor Control, 2009

1.) Demonstrate safety procedures as recognized by governing agencies and approved industry standards when testing and replacing components, or installing wiring.

Examples: lockout, tagout

2.) Identify electrical hazards, including how to avoid or minimize these hazards in the workplace.

3.) Demonstrate maintenance skills, including proper storing, testing, and servicing of motors and generators.

•  Collecting motor data for maintenance monitoring
4.) Identify contactors and relays in motor control circuits both physically and schematically.

•  Describing operating principles of motor components
5.) Identify pilot devices in motor control circuits both physically and schematically.

•  Describing operating principles of pilot devices
6.) Interpret motor control wiring connections and ladder diagrams for industrial usage and application.

7.) Select size contactors and relays for use in specific electrical motor control systems according to National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements.

8.) Install solid-state relays for specific application in motor control circuits.

9.) Install nonprogrammable and programmable motor circuit protectors in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.

•  Installing solid-state overload relays in various motor circuits
10.) Describe the purpose for electric heat tracing equipment used with domestic hot water temperature maintenance systems.

11.) Select materials and tools for high-voltage terminations and splices.

•  Preparing high-voltage cable for terminations and splices
•  Testing high-voltage terminations and splices
12.) Identify electromechanical and solid-state timing relays for specific applications in motor control circuits.

13.) Describe various types of reduced-voltage motor controllers.

14.) Apply adjustable frequency drives for controlling a motor in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.

15.) Design special precautions for use when handling and working with solid-state motor controls.

16.) Explain operating principles for various types of motor braking.

17.) Perform preventive maintenance and troubleshooting tasks in motor-control circuits.

18.) Describe the purpose of electric heat tracing equipment used with pipelines and vessels.

19.) Install electric heat tracing equipment on selected pipelines and vessels in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions and NEC requirements.

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