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Fundamentals of DC Operation & Repair Tips

Event specifics
Type of education: 
Date of the event: 
Friday, May 1, 2020 to Saturday, May 2, 2020
Discount deadline: 
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Tom Bishop, P.E., EASA Senior Technical Support Specialist

Seminar Content
The seminar will cover DC machine theory and operation, as well as repair tips. Topics will include testing and winding of armatures, fields, interpoles and compensating windings, machine work, balancing, assembly and final testing. The theory portion is structured so that it can be grasped by entry-level personnel, while the overall material is in-depth enough that those with 30 years of experience or more will benefit.

Seminar Highlights

  • DC machine operation explained pictorially
  • Importance of symmetry to proper performance
  • Disassembly, test & inspection tips
  • Comparison and explanation of electrical test methods
  • Data-taking tips, with emphasis on critical information
  • Commutation and commutation difficulties
  • Armature and field winding tips
  • Field compounding
  • Assembly tips & test methods
  • Accessories, including tachometers
  • Troubleshooting techniques


Who Should Attend
This seminar will be useful to the supervisor, mechanic, winder, salesperson and field service technician. It will benefit anyone involved in or interested in the repair of DC motors and generators.

What To Bring
Instructional items will be provided. You should need only note-taking materials.

Seminar Hours
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Member price: 
$489 per person ($529 after the discount deadline)
Nonmember price: 
$589 per person ($629 after the discount deadline)
Hotel information

Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport
8555 Stansted Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46241

Rate: $129. Rate good through 4/9/2020.
Reservation phone number: + 317 856 6200. (Be sure to identify yourself as being with EASA.)

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