October 2007 Improving Motor Efficiency

Publication Date: 2007
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SPECIAL NOTICE: Please check each course for verification of approval before purchasing. This test is based on the article, Improving Motor Efficiency in Constant Speed Applications and counts as 1 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU) of elevator-industry continuing education credit. Most courses are approved by NAEC for CET/CAT and NAESAI for QEI and in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.   Learning Objective - After reading this article, you should be able to:

  • how an AC motor Works
  • how power factor relates to the efficiency of a motor
  • the kinds of losses present in a motor
  • the benefits to saving energy, outside of reducting an energy bill
  • how motor efficiency can be increased without sacrificing performance
  • other options for saving energy, and where they are applicable
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