Motor Control Basics ELCL 9066

Online Option

Our Motor Control Basics course allows you to explore various AC and DC motors, and consider controls, applications, design, set-up and troubleshooting. Cover electromechanical systems, four-quadrant operation, power electronic devices, power converters, close-loop control systems, scalar variable-frequency drives, current inverters, vector drives and direct torque control drives as well as electromechanical and hard-wired relay systems.

Also check out our online course: ELCL 9092 Motor Control Basics (Distance Learning)


Course Delivery Method:

This is normally an in-class course but will be offered temporarily online via Blackboard Learn/Collaborate while college buildings are closed. The materials for self-directed learning will be distributed through Blackboard Learn on the section start date. Weekly online sessions on Blackboard Collaborate will start two weeks after the start date.


You must have basic electrical/electronics knowledge and basic computer skills.

Hours and Fees




(includes a non-refundable materials fee of $100)

Course Sections

Class dates and registration for the upcoming fall term will be available on this website on July 7. Please visit this page again at that time. If you would like to receive an email notification when the fall term is released, complete our notification sign-up form.

Contact Information


416-415-5000, ext. 4861

Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.