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Quick Facts

Medium Of InstructionsMode Of LearningMode Of Delivery
EnglishSelf StudyVideo and Text Based

Course Overview

The Motors and Motor Control Circuits Certification Course is the second out of the fourth course included in the Embedding Sensor and Motors Specialization. The 100% online course available on the Coursera platform will introduce the basic aspects of machine design and analysis of motor equations.

The Motors and Motor Control Circuits Training Course has a flexible structure that allows learners to schedule the deadlines according to their preferences. The course is instructed by Jay Mendelson and James Zweighaft of the University of Colorado Boulder.

After completing the Motors and Motor Control Circuits Live Course through expert lectures, informative readings, practice exercises, projects, and quizzes, learners will be able to receive a shareable course certificate.

The Highlights

  • Shareable certificate
  • Flexible deadlines
  • 100% online
  • 36 study hours
  • Video lectures
  • Quizzes and practice exercises
  • Academic readings
  • Graded assignments 
  • Peer feedback
  • English medium
  • Financial aid
  • Subtitles in English, Arabic, French, Portuguese (European), Italian, Vietnamese, German, Russian, Spanish

Programme Offerings

  • Digital Shareable Certificate
  • Flexible Deadlines
  • 100% Online
  • English medium
  • English Subtitles
  • 36 Study Hours
  • financial aid
  • video lectures
  • quizzes
  • Practice Exercises
  • Academic Readings
  • Graded Assignments
  • peer feedback

Courses and Certificate Fees

Certificate AvailabilityCertificate Providing Authority
yesCoursera

The Motors and Motor Control Circuits Course is available in two options wherein the free audit version will provide learners access to course materials except for the graded items. For those students who wish to get access to course materials along with graded assignments and a shareable certificate, you should purchase the course at Rs. 6,433. There is a 7-day free trial available for the course.

Motors and Motor Control Circuits Course Fee Structure

Audit Mode

Free

One Month 

₹6,433 

Three Months 

₹12,866 

Six Months

₹19,299  


What you will learn

Knowledge of electronicsKnowledge of engineering

After completing the Motors and Motor Control Circuits Classes, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Principles of operation of AC induction motors
  • Interpretation and optimization of data in torque-speed curves
  • Applications for single-phase motors
  • Design requirements for AC motors and DC motors
  • AC motor control components and systems
  • Principles of DC motors
  • DC motor speed measurement
  • Basic principles of stepper motor control

Who it is for


Admission Details

Follow the steps given below to enroll in the Motors and Motor Control Circuits Course:

Step 1: Click on the URL given below -

https://www.coursera.org/learn/motors-circuits-design#syllabus

Step 2: Click on the “Enroll for Free” option and choose the desired option.

Step 3: Fill in the required details and complete the process.

The Syllabus

Videos
  • Course Introduction
  • Three-phase AC Motor Architecture
  • Torque-speed Curves
  • Wound Rotor and Synchronous Motors
  • Single Phase AC Motors
  • Split Phase Motor
  • Capacitor Start and Shaded Pole Motors
  • Universal and Gear Motors

Readings
  • Reading Assignments
  • Video Assignments

Practice Exercise
  • Week 1 Quiz

Videos
  • Module 2 Introduction
  • AC Motor Specifications
  • AC Motor Enclosures
  • Specifying an AC Motor for an Application
  • AC Motor Control Components
  • Manual Motor Starting Systems
  • Star/Delta Motor Starter Systems
  • AC Variable Speed Drives

Reading
  • Reading Assignments
  • Video Assignments

Practice Exercise
  • Week 2 Quiz

Videos
  • Module 3 Introduction
  • DC Motor Principle of Operation
  • Brushed DC Motors
  • Shunt, Series, and Compound Wound Motors
  • Brushless DC Motors
  • Driving a brushless DC motor
  • Commutation
  • Paper Shredder Teardown
  • Specifying a DC Motor

Readings
  • Reading Assignments
  • Video Assignments

Practice Exercise
  • Week 3 Quiz

Videos
  • Module 4 Introduction
  • Lab Exercise on Motor Voltage and Current Measurement
  • Stepper Motor Principles of Operation
  • Illustrative Example of a Stepper Motor Drive
  • Stepper Motor Specs and Operation
  • Commercial Stepper Motor Driver Chips and Packages
  • Lab Exercise on Rotary Sensor
  • DC vs. AC Motors

Readings
  • Hardware Needed to Do Course Projects Based on This Module
  • Reading Assignments
  • Video Assignments

Practice Exercise
  • Week 4 Quiz

Readings
  • Motor Voltage and Current Measurement Assignment
  • Motor Voltage and Current Measurement Screen Shots
  • Rotary Switch Assignment
  • Rotary Lab Screen Shots

Practice Exercises
  • Course Project 1
  • Course Project 2

Instructors

CU Boulder Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: Which institution is offering this Motors and Motor Control Circuits course?

The course is provided by the faculty of the University of Colorado Boulder.

2: What are the total study hours required for the course?

The course would require approximately 36 hours for completion.

3: Does the course support job placements?

No, the Motors and Motor Control Circuits Online Course does not provide placement support.

4: Will the Motors and Motor Control Circuits course offer a certificate after completion?

Yes, the course offers a valid certification for all learners who complete the assessments.

5: On which platform is the Motors and Motor Control Circuits Training Course available?

The course can be accessed on the Coursera online learning platform.

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