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H863 - ACS6000c NTY cycloconverter

The participant will learn how to operate, maintain and troubleshoot the ACS6000c Cycloconverter system. The trainee will also learn how to use the available programming and troubleshooting tools with practical exercises.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the drive system components.
  • Explain the basic operation principle.
  • Identify drive components and configure settings.
  • Operate the drive.
  • Carry out preventive maintenance.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting tasks.
  • Locate and replace faulty hardware components.


  • Introduction to Variable Speed Drives.
  • System description.
  • Operation principle.
  • Control hardware.
  • Propulsion control system.
  • Water cooling system.
  • Operation of the drive (hands-on).
  • Shaft encoder synchronization (hands-on).
  • Phase test (hands-on).
  • Thyristor replacement (hands-on).
  • Software tool DriveWindow (hands-on).
  • Preventive maintenance.
  • Troubleshooting procedures.


  • Lectures (presentations) and demonstrations.
  • Perform tests and measurements on a fully equipped demonstration drive.
  • Visit of MV Drives assembly lines.

Course outline

General Information

Duration: 4 days
Venue: Turgi

Basic knowledge on synchronous motors and drive systems
Training and documents will be in English

Additional information: -
Student profile:

Electricians, technicians and engineers, who will operate, maintain or troubleshoot the ACS6000c Cycloconverter drive system

Download: Course description as a pdf

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