AC Drives Training

413-01 AC Drives Overview

Upon completion of this lesson, you will understand the basic designs, purposes, and applications for AC drive devices.

  • Describe a typical AC drive and explain its operation
  • Discuss the fundamental concept of reducing motor speed
  • Identify the two main parts of an AC drive
  • Describe the functions of each of the following components:
    • Rectifier assembly
    • Inverter
    • Controls