Electrical Motors is designed to help the learner understand both fundamental and advanced concepts. Many different types of specialized motors are explained. Installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting are discussed in detail. Motors also presents correct safety procedures in compliance with the National Electrical Code® and NFPA 70E®. It can be used in a classroom learning situation, as a self-study textbook, or as a reference book on specialized motors applications. The full-color textbook includes the latest information on motor operating principles, starting, braking, and the mechanical aspects of installing and operating motors. A CDROM is included and contains information to supplement the textbook.

Program Overview:

Dates: TBD
CEUs: 2.7
Cost: $1,350

Who Should Attend:


Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

Program Details:

Course Outline:

  • Magnetism and Induction
  • Motor Construction and Nameplates
  • AC Alternators
  • Three-Phase Motors
  • Squirrel-Cage Motors
  • Wound-Rotor Motors
  • Synchronous Motors
  • Single-Phase Motors
  • Motor Protection
  • DC Motors and Generators
  • Starting
  • Breaking
  • Multispeed Motors
  • Adjustable-Speed Drives
  • Bearings
  • Drive Systems and Clutches
  • Motor Alignment
  • Troubleshooting Motors
  • Special-Application Motors


  • Days 1-4: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Lunch: noon to 1 p.m.
  • Day 5: 9 a.m. to noon

Continental breakfast and lunch will be served daily. Beverages/Snacks are provided throughout the day.

Location and Lodging

This seminar will be held in MSOE’s Allen-Bradley Hall of Science.

  • Address: 429 E. State Street, Milwaukee, Wis. [MAP]
  • Training room: Room S-100

For directions and hotel recommendation, please refer to the Visit MSOE page.

Additional Details:


  • Steven Fredette, Ph.D., P.E. – President; Fredette Consulting