Electrical Troubleshooting

ELECTRICAL TROUBLESHOOTING

TABLE OF CONTENTS
 

1.0 Getting Started with Electrical Troubleshooting 

  • Objectives
  • Introducing Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Safety

2.0 Understanding Electrical Symbols

  • Objectives
  • Electrical Symbols
  • Diagram Numbering Systems
  • Practical Application

3.0 Understanding Ladder Diagrams

  • Objectives
  • Introducing the Ladder Diagram
  • Reading the Ladder Diagram
  • Understanding the Ladder Diagram

4.0 On-Line Troubleshooting Overview

  • Objectives
  • Example of On-Line Troubleshooting
  • Comparing other Troubleshooting Methods

5.0 On-Line Troubleshooting Tools

  • Objectives
  • The Importance of Test Equipment
  • Contact and Non-Contact Measurements
  • Moving-Coil Meters
  • True RMS Meters

6.0 Collecting Information

  • Objectives
  • Stop, Look, and Listen
  • Troubleshooting Sequence
  • Preventive Information

7.0 Practical On-Line Troubleshooting

  • Objectives
  • Collecting Preliminary Information
  • Preliminary On-Line Troubleshooting
  • On-Line Troubleshooting
  • Special Setup Troubleshooting

8.0 Troubleshooting with a Multimeter

  • Objectives
  • The Basis of Multimeter Troubleshooting
  • Specialized Multimeter Testing
  • Computer-Enhanced Multimeters

9.0 Specialized Tests and Equipment

  • Objectives
  • Troubleshooting with Ammeters
  • Troubleshooting Insulation Problems
  • Troubleshooting Capacitor Problems
  • Troubleshooting with Phase Meters
  • Troubleshooting with Wire Identification Instruments

10.0 Expanding On-Line Troubleshooting Applications

  • Objectives
  • Troubleshooting without Diagrams
  • Taking your Troubleshooting Skill to the Plant
  • Proper Fuses Reduce Lost Production

11.0 Troubleshooting Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems

  • Objectives
  • Hydraulic Diagrams
  • Hydraulic Symbols
  • Troubleshooting with a Hydraulic Diagram
  • Electrical Problems in the Hydraulic System
  • Pneumatic Symbols

12.0 Allen-Bradley PLC Addressing

  • PLC 5 addressing
  • PLC 500 Addressing
  • RSLogix 5000 Addressing

13.0 Troubleshooting of the PLC System

  • The Processor Module
  • Input Malfunctions
  • Output Malfunctions
  • Ladder Logic Program

14.0 Process Control and Data Acquisition Systems

  • Types of Processes
  • Structure of Control Systems
  • Controllers
  • Data Acquisition Systems

15.0 Computer-Controlled Machines and Processes

  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Data Communications
  • Computer Numerical Control

16.0 Final Testing

  • Lab 1
  • Lab 2
  • Lab 3
  • Lab 4