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The Carriage House Inn

Course 3 - Electric Motors and Variable Frequency Drives

This course will cover AC electric induction motor design and applications, as well as the applications of VFDs.

Course 3 - Electric Motors and Variable Frequency Drives
Course 3 - Electric Motors and Variable Frequency Drives

Time & Location

May 09, 2024, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT

The Carriage House Inn, 9030 Macleod Trail, Calgary, AB T2H 0M4, Canada

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About The Event

Description:

This course will cover AC electric induction motor design and applications, as well as the applications of VFDs.

Course Outline:

Medium Voltage Electric Motors:

    1. AC Induction Motor Basics​

            - Motor Theory, Stator & Rotor Construction, Enclosers

    2. Horizontal Motor Bearing, Lubrication

    3. Vertical Motor Design Features

            - Bearings, Lube, Flanges, Reed Critical Frequency

    4. Electrical Design Criteria

            - SF, Temp Rise, Torques, Efficiency, Starting Methods

    5. Options, Accessories, Testing, Paint

            - RTD’s, Filters, Detectors, Terminal Boxes, Paint

    6. Industry Specifications

            - IEEE-841, API-547, API-541

    7. Application of Motors with VFD’s

Variable Frequency Drives:

    1. VFD basics - system architecture, introduce terminology​

    2. Why is a VFD required?

    3. Typical benefits, Energy savings, Carbon tax, Effect of renewables on the grid on motor starting

    4. Pump application considerations - includes process control aspects, energy savings, and advantages of VFDs in process control

    5. Mechanical effects of VFD on pump motor train

    6. Installation/selection considerations as applicable to the pumping industry

            - Size/speed limitations​ for VFD application

            - Industry standards applicable to VFD

            - Challenges and gaps in the standards

    7. When to use VFDs vs when it is not economical?

    8. Common problem areas with case studies (Reliability aspects of VFDs in the pumping industry)

Instructors:

Patrick Robinson, CET

Senior Partner

Altelec Technical Services

Patrick Robinson is senior partner in Altelec Technical services. Patrick graduated with honors as a mature student from NAIT in Edmonton in 1995, in Electrical Engineering Technology. Patrick started working with Altelec the next day and has worked in the field of motor control and protection in the intervening 27 years. Patrick has presented to the IEEE and other forums many times including participating in technical papers, and is involved in design considerations of VFDs with Siemens.

Anuj Jain

Head of Sales

Innomotics, a Siemens Business

Anuj has over 28 years of experience in the oil and gas, water, pulp and paper, and OEM sectors throughout Asia, the Middle East, and North America, working on a range of projects, including pump stations, booster pumps, and liquid and gas pipelines. His major emphasis has always been on Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and motor-related innovations and prospects.

Anuj has led SI-Siemens' Oil and Gas Vertical in Canada since 2022, demonstrating strategic leadership and dedication to driving industry innovation..

Anurag Sharma

Technical Portfolio Consultant

Innomotics, a Siemens Business

Anurag has over 25 years of experience in the Oil & Gas, WWW, Pulp and Paper, and OEM sectors across the Middle East and North America, working on a variety of projects such as pump stations, booster pumps, compressor stations, and liquid and gas pipelines. His primary focus has always been on Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and motor-related breakthroughs and opportunities. Anurag is passionate about energy transition and works closely with Siemens' global plants and engineers. He has actively supported the industry on High Power Electrification (Path to Net Zero), CCUS, and High-Speed applications, to mention a few.

Cancellation Policy

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Schedule


  • 30 minutes

    Arrival and Check-In

    Desert Palms Room

  • 3 hours

    Course 3 - Electric Motors and VFDs - Morning Session

2 more items available

Tickets

  • Course 3 - Motors and VFDs

    Tax is included in the price.

    $630.00

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