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DC Motors and Generators Troubleshooting and Maintenance

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the windings and connections of a DC generator using generator drawings
  • Identify the windings and connections of a DC motor using motor drawings
  • Explain some problems commonly found with brushes and commutators
  • Describe the basics of commutator and brush maintenance for DC generators and motors
  • Identify items to be checked as part of regular maintenance and inspections

Available in English

65 Minutes

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the basic components of a DC motor and a DC generator, and be prepared to conduct basic maintenance and inspections of each.