Motor systems management workshop scheduled at Penn State Fayette

Engineers and maintenance professionals in business and industry have an opportunity to learn best practices in motor systems management at a one-day U.S. Department of Energy training session being offered at 8 a.m. Feb. 25 at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus. The workshop is designed to teach attendees how to save energy, money and improve productivity.

The DOE Industrial Technologies Program’s BestPractices training works with U.S. industry to integrate energy management practices in industrial settings. Topics to be discussed include: an overview of motor systems, motor applications, motor efficiency, motor operation, motor management basics, electronic adjustable speed drives, power factor correction, motor system maintenance, motor rebuilding, guidelines and methods to evaluate repairing vs. replacing motors, and MotorMaster+.

Registration currently is under way, and the fee for the workshop is $99. Those who participate may qualify for six professional development hours (PDH) units. The training day at Penn State Fayette is being provided as a joint venture between the campus, PennTAP and the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund.

For more information about the workshop, or for registration assistance, contact Penn State Fayette at 724-430-4211 or visit http://www.fayette.psu.edu/ce online.

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Last Updated February 07, 2011