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This interactive multimedia software uses pictures, sounds, animations and interactive circuits to teach you the basics of motor control. A "Certificate of Completion" may be printed on your printer if you achieve a passing score (90% or better) on the included test.
Basic Motor Control - Two and Three wire
Electrical Safety - Practical electrical safety tips
Print Reading - Ladder diagrams and symbols
Introduction to PLCs
Eight electrical diagrams you can control and Virtually Run (See the power flow in each circuit as you interact with it).
1. Basic Conveyor Circuit
2. Basic Pump Circuit
3. Basic Overhead Door Circuit
4. Basic Jog Circuit
5. Basic Forward/Reverse Circuit
6. Basic Three Phase Power & Control Circuit
7. Basic Three Wire Motor Control Circuit
8. Basic Timer Control Circuit
3Electrical Symbol Reference Chart
A reference chart of the seventy most commonly electrical symbols. Includes switches, selector switches, push buttons, contacts, power switching, circuit protection, overloads, wire connections, loads, meters, grounds, transformers, coils, motors and more...
An A-Z listing of common electrical terms and their definitions. Here is an example:
The term contactor usually refers to a large capacity relay designed to handle relatively high currents. Commonly used in motor control ciruits with an overload relay to form a motor starter.
5Electrical Motor Control Abbreviations Chart
An A-Z listing of common electrical abbreviations and what they stand for. Here is an example:
CR control relay
CT current transformer
DC direct current
6Ladder Diagram and OHM's Law Reference Chart
Handy charts to help you understand the basic layout of a sample ladder diagram and how to use OHM's law.
In Good Company
When you order from CMH Software you'll join the thousands of customers that use our software. Our customers include Fortune 500 companies, schools and universities, electricians, contractors and various IBEW/JATC/IEC training centers. Our flagship software, The Constructor, started in 1994 as a DOS version and now 29 years later we are currently at version 15 and still going strong thanks to you, our customers.