DC Servo Motor Sizing Made Easy. A Practical 1/2 Day Course by Maxon on March 29 & 30 in Montreal & Waterloo

DC Servo Motor Sizing Made Easy: A Practical 1/2 Day Course presented by Dr. Urs Kafader, maxon motor ag

March 29, 2011 – March 30, 2011

This half-day seminar provides the practical information you need to successfully select the right DC motor — be it brushed or brushless — for your application. You’ll learn about the interpretation of motor data and how you can use this information for motor sizing. Whether you need high speed and dynamics or just high torque, this seminar will teach you to size a motor + drive with just the right power reserves, avoiding costly oversized motors.

Presenter: Dr. Urs Kafader, maxon motor ag, Author of “The selection of high-precision microdrives” Textbook

What You’ll Receive:

  • Textbook: “The selection of high-precision microdrives” (a $65 US value) — A complete, easy-to-read reference guide for motor and drive selection OR you’ll receive an $89 Can. voucher to be used towards your next Maxon order
  • MSP Motor Sizing Software and first step exercises
  • E-Learning software tutorial on USB Stick
  • maxon catalog (both English & French versions)

    What You’ll Learn:

  • Basics of DC motor data. Learn how to interpret motor data sheets and use the speed-torque information for optimum motor sizing
  • Systematic motor and drive selection in the context of your application specific requirements and boundary conditions. This includes optimum power management, control loops, accuracy and ambient conditions
  • Basics of gearhead data and their impact on motor selection
  • Selection criteria for DC motors. Topics include the characteristics of different commutation types for brushed and brushless DC motors and when to use them
  • maxon selection program. Find out how this software-tool can help you during motor selection
  • Application examples. Learn how to extract the key parameters for drive selection from your application: The examples include continuous operation as well as dynamic operation cycles
  • Motion Control: The main features and application possibilities of maxon EPOS controllers


    Hilton Garden Inn Dorval Aeroport
    St. Laurent, PQ
    Tuesday March 29, 2011
    Phone: (866) 788-2518

    Directions to the Hilton Garden Inn Dorval Aeroport can be viewed at the following link: Hilton Garden Inn Dorval Aeroport Directions

    Waterloo Inn Conference Hotel
    Waterloo, ON
    Wednesday March 30, 2011
    Phone: (519) 884-0220

    Directions to the Waterloo Inn Conference Hotel can be viewed at the following link:
    Waterloo Inn Directions

    9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Lunch included

    $89 CDN/person + HST* (*Ontario Only; Quebec registrants will be charged 5% GST only) if pre-registered by midnight March 13th; after March 14th the cost is $109 CDN/person + applicable taxes.

    To Register: The Seminar requires pre-registration & payment by Credit Card or PayPal. Click on the link below to be directed to our Online Payment Registration Form.

    Maxon Seminar Registration Online Link

    Click Here If You Are An Academic

    OR call Electromate at 877-737-8698 with your credit card information

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