IEEE Chicago/Rockford Consultants' Network; "Variable Speed Drives (VFD's)";

#Consultants #Electric #Motor #Drives

Ben will provide a look "under the hood" to see what makes VFD's work, and then will discuss proper application; potential problems and solutions; and methods of control. He will demonstrate some of the concepts using an operating VFD.

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  Date and Time




  • Date: 18 Nov 2019
  • Time: 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
  • All times are (GMT-06:00) US/Central
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  • 1200 W Algonquin Rd
  • Palatine, Illinois
  • United States 60067
  • Building: H
  • Room Number: H130
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  • Co-sponsored by Harper College; Makerspace and Entrepreneur Center
  • Starts 17 October 2019 01:49 PM
  • Ends 18 November 2019 04:30 PM
  • All times are (GMT-06:00) US/Central
  • No Admission Charge


Ben Miller, P.E. Ben Miller, P.E.


Ben is an electrical engineer and president of B. Miller Engineering. He specializes in the design and testing of industrial electrical controls and power systems, investigating electrical accidents and fires, and providing electrical maintenance and safety training. He is a member of a number of technical and professional societies, including senior member of IEEE and a board member of the Chicago/Rockford Consultants' Network . Ben is a licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois, and served on the Illinois Professional Engineering Board for 15 years.


6:30PM - Networking

6:45PM - Presentation