"Vlad is a great teacher, love how he always uses the hardware in his examples. This is a clean informative lesson. VFD's are a blackhole and Vlad does a good job of fitting most of the important stuff into this lesson."
Trevor Morris

About This Course

This class will teach you everything you need to know about PowerFlex 525 Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)

This class takes a hands on approach; within the first few lectures, we will start working with actual hardware and begin exploring the PowerFlex 525. Throughout the course, you can expect me to provide you will start to finish information in order to wire the drive, setup the parameters & control it through a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC).

The class is broken down into sequential modules & assumes no prior knowledge from the student. We take one step at a time & build the knowledge in every lecture. We make sure to discuss common pitfalls and best practices when it comes to working with this family of frequency drives.

What are the requirements for the class?

  1. You don't need any hardware or software to follow the lectures. However, in order to get the most out of the lectures, it's recommended to take notes, go through the manual (included in the class) & to implement the steps on your own time.
  2. Basic computer literacy is assumed.

What can I expect from this class?

  1. You will learn about the hardware & how to install it within a manufacturing environment.
  2. You will learn about the different parameters which need to be configured in order to properly setup & utilize the PowerFlex 525 VFD.
  3. You will learn basic control methods which don't require any additional hardware.
  4. You will learn advanced control methods which utilize the EtherNet/IP protocol as well as an 1769-L24ER-QB1B PLC Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controller (PLC).
  5. You will become confident in working with these Variable Frequency Drives.

What is the target audience for the class?

  1. Electrical Engineers looking for a crash course on VFDs.
  2. Electrical Technicians / Electricians looking to expand their knowledge into controls.
  3. Software Engineers who are seeking to learn about controlling hardware.
  4. Manufacturing Operators looking to progress in their career.
  5. Anyone interested in how manufacturing processes are executed.

Who this course is for:

  1. Electrical Technicians
  2. Electrical Engineers
  3. Operators
  4. Electricians
  5. Maintenance Supervisors
  6. Anyone interested in manufacturing automation systems

Course Outline

Section 1

Vladimir Romanov

Vladimir Romanov is an Electrical Engineer with a focus on Industrial Automation & Controls. He worked at Procter & Gamble, Kraft Heinz as well as Post Holdings where he executed and lead projects ranging from equipment upgrades to full facility upgrades, installations, VATs, etc. His primary technology focus has been on Allen Bradley equipment.

What's Included

  • Access to the course
  • Help from our experts
  • Certificate of completion

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