Basic Electrical Machines Learning System


Recommended Skill Levels: High School, Technical College, University

Learning Topics: Electrical, Industrial Technology

Product Types: eLearning, Training Equipment

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The Basic Electrical Machines Learning System (85-MT2) from Amatrol teaches electric machines like: single phase AC motors, three-phase AC electric motors, and DC electric motors. With this system learners will practice industry-relevant skills such as operation, installation, performance analysis and selecting electric machines for various applications.

Learning Outcomes

The Basic Electrical Machines Learning System uses industry quality components allowing learners to get hands-on experience with equipment they may use in the workforce. Learners will practice skills including installation, analyzing performance, operation and selecting electric machines for various applications. Learning topics covered with this learning system include:

  • DC Series Motors
  • Electric Motor Safety
  • DC Shunt and Compound Motors
  • Motor Speed Measurement
  • Motor Torque Measurement
  • Motor Power and Efficiency
  • Split-Phase AC Motors
  • Capacitor-Start AC Motors
  • Bleeder Resistor Application
  • Permeant-Capacitor Motors
  • Two Capacitor Motors
  • Three-Phase AC Induction Motors

Electrical Machines Learning System Product Details

This system is equipped with a wide variety of industry grade components such as:

  • Integrated Electrical Base Unit
    • Heavy duty steel enclosure
    • Dual motor mounting base
    • Variable AC power supply, 1-phase, 0-140 VAC, 8 amps
    • Variable DC power supply, 120 VDC, 8 amps
    • Fixed AC power supply, 3-phase, 208 VAC, 5 wires
    • Adjustable DC field supply, 0-0.5 amps
    • 3-phase circuit breaker
    • Emergency stop push button with key lockout
    • (2) Arrays of 8 binding posts for motor interconnections
    • (2) Integral motor connections
    • Coupling spider and guard
  • Phototachometer
    • LED display handheld
    • 10000 rpm, memory
  • Prony Brake Unit
    • Torque range 0-3.05 N-m
    • Formed steel gage unit
    • Aluminum brake drum with mounting for motor shafts
    • Spring force gage
  • (15) Patch Cord Kit
  • Handheld Multimeter
    • Voltage range, 0-600 VAC
    • Clamp-on type
    • Analog scale
    • Current range, 0-300 amps
  • Handheld Digital Multimeter
    • Voltage range, 0-600 VAC & VDC
    • Current range, 0-10 AC & DC Amps
    • Ohmic range to 20 Megohms
    • Diode and battery check
  • AC Multipurpose Single-Phase Motor
    • 115 VAC / 60 Hz, 1/3 Hp rating, 1725 RPM
    • NEMA 56 frame
    • Configurable to capacitor start, permanent capacitor, and capacitor start/run type motors
    • Single end shaft for safety
    • Special shaft end to accommodate tachometer
    • Complete with coupling and legend plate
  • DC Motor / Generator
    • Dual function motor and generator
    • 1/3 HP rating, 1725 RPM
    • NEMA 56 frame
    • Single end shaft for safety
    • Special shaft end to accommodate tachometer
    • Complete with coupling and legend plate
  • Student Curriculum – Interactive PC-Based Multimedia
  • Instructor Guide
  • Installation Guide
  • Student Reference Guide

This unit requires a hand tool package (41201), mobile technology workstation 6-ft. (82-610 or equivalent), personal computer and a 3-phase, 208 VAC, 5 wire, 60 HZ, 12 amp power source.


eLearning: All Amatrol training systems have interactive, multimedia eLearning courses and modules tied to these learning concepts. This curriculum utilizes text with voiceovers, pictures, videos, stunning 3D animations, interactive quizzes and knowledge checks, pre- and post-quizzes and more. Through partnerships with key industry leaders and leading educators, Amatrol developed the right balance of knowledge to train learners to work in their chosen field.

Student Reference Guides: A sample copy of the Student Reference Guide is included with the learning system. Sourced from the curriculum, the Student Reference Guide takes the entire series’ technical content contained in the learning objectives and combines them into one perfectly bound book. You may also purchase as many additional SRGs as you need.

Virtual Trainer: This Learning System also features a virtual multi-media trainer! Amatrol’s virtual trainers replicate hands-on equipment in such detail that learners will feel like they are using the actual equipment. Learners will perform essentially the same tasks using virtual trainers that they would perform using equipment hardware. Transition from theory to hands-on is a seamless process.

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More about the Basic Electrical Machines Learning System:

  • 85-MT2 Basic Electrical Machines Learning System Data Sheet
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