Variable Frequency Drive VFD

Course Description

Industrial Automation is the replacement with computers and machines to that of human thinking. The word Automation gives the meaning self dictating or a mechanism move by itself that derived from the Greek words Auto and Motos where Auto means self while Motos means moving.

In a brief, industrial automation can be defined as the use of set technologies and automatic control devices that results the automatic operation and control of industrial processes without significant human intervention and achieving superior performance than manual control. These automation devices include PLC, PCs, PACs etc. and technologies include various industrial communication system.


  • Knowledge in Programmable Logic Controller – PLC.

Course Outline

The attendees will be able to understand what is the purpose and principle of VFD in industrial automation, how does it work and the advantage of VFD in a drive motor

  • Introduction to a different types of VFD
  • Wiring connection of control power and motor control system
  • VFD parameter set up
  • Integration of VFD to a PLC program
  • Testing and Commissioning.