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Duration: 1.00 days

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Course Overview: 


This Electric Motor (EM) Manufacture course is a one-day, advanced-level technical course designed to teach you how to design for manufacture, build, and run production of electric motors, particularly for electric vehicle solutions. 

The coursewill include topics such as AC vs DC motors, motor construction, motor supply, motor control, types of motor, self-commutated externally commutated motors, EMs advantages vs traditional ICE components and a look at today’s global EM market. 

This course is delivered in partnership with HSSMI.


Topics Covered: 

This course course will cover the following topics:

  • Brief history of the EM
  • DC vs AC motors
  • Motor construction (rotor, bearings, stator, air gap, windings,     commutator)
  • Motor supply/motor control
  • Types of motor
  • Self-commutated motors and externally commutated motors     Special motor types
  • EMs advantages vs traditional ICE components
  • Today’s global EM market

Who should attend: 

This course is intended for:

  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Commercial staff looking to build on their technical understanding

Benefits and Learning Objectives: 

This course teaches you to:

  • Understand the inner workings of an electric motor, and how the choice of different materials and components affects its operation.     
  • Successfully learn design for manufacture, optimising processes, labour and machine choices to operate efficient, sustainable and high-speed manufacturing.
  • Apply the knowledge to hands-on labs that provide practical experience with building an EM demonstrator.

Pre-requisites: 

No existing knowledge is required to undertake this course; HSSMI will, however, recommend background reading for those who want to get a head start.


Why choose SMMT QMD: 

In order to strengthen the services we provide to the UK’s automotive quality management specialists and further underpin the competitiveness of UK manufacturers, SMMT Industry Forum has created SMMT QMD, its new Quality Management Division.

SMMT QMD was launched at the inaugural Automotive Quality Management Systems Conference in Birmingham in November 2018 and aims to ensure that the UK automotive industry plays an active role in the development and governance of national and international automotive standards. 

SMMT QMD will provide a community of practice to directly support UK quality professionals, ensuring standards are effectively implemented and improving competitive performance. As such, SMMT QMD will now provide the following services:

  • An industry association for quality managers
  • Training, professional development and resources
  • Publications
  • Practical help and support
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CPD Accreditation: 

The content of the following has been certified by the CPD Certification Service  as conforming to continuing professional development principles




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