MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional Program:
STRENGTHEN YOUR SKILLS AND ENHANCE YOUR CAREER!
GET HIGH QUALITY, CORE MOTION CONTROL TRAINING AND INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION TO PROVE YOUR SPECIALIZED TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE.
Become a Certified Motion Control Professional at AUTOMATE!
Certified Motion Control Professional-BASIC training and certification exam offered!
The certification courses, review and test prep session and exam take place Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday, April 10. Register for a Tuesday and Wednesday Conference Pass (or an All Access Pass which covers all four days) in addition to the Exam Fee.
To register, please purchase:
Tuesday Pass ($325 until March 11, then $375)
AND Wednesday Pass ($325 until March 11, then $375)
OR one All Access Pass ($1,045 until March 11, then $1,145)
PLUS: Certified Motion Control Professional Exam Fee ($325 for employees of MCMA members, $475 for non-members)
[For the best results, we encourage you to take the classes before taking the exam, but you may take the exam only for $525 MCMA members, $675 non-members]
Not sure if your company is an MCMA member? Check here.
BOOST YOUR CAREER…STRENGTHEN YOUR TEAM…STAND OUT IN THE INDUSTRY!
Certified Motion Control Professional Basic Course Outline
- Basic Machine Design and the Physics of Motion Introduction to basic machine design concepts and physics behind electro-mechanical motion control.
- Mechanical Motion Control Components and Subsystems Introduction to what a typical motion control system consists of and the typical mechanical components and subsystems it contains.
- Understanding Inertia and Reflected Inertia The importance of inertia in electro-mechanical motion control systems and how the inertia of the components in a motion control system effect its performance.
- Introduction to Magnetism and Motor Basics Basics of magnetics and the types of magnets found in motors. Overview of the basic function and styles of electric motors commonly used in industrial automation, including the operating difference between brushed, brushless, step, AC induction, and direct drive motors.
- Positioner Selection and Motor Sizing How to select an appropriate single axis positioner for specific application requirements based on loading, environment, motion profile, and positioning performance. Overview on determining the required torque, speed and inertia of the motor/drive system that is needed for your application.
- Digital Servo Amplifier Basics Basic operation of a digital servo amplifier, including servo control loops, tuning a servo system, defining system bandwidth and how to select the proper amplifier for applications. Basics of the major networks/field busses and advantages/disadvantages of each.
- Motion Controllers, Programming, and System Design Basics Overview of the software and hardware elements necessary to build a motion system, and how to integrate motion with other systems when designing a machine. Basic motion control software and programming languages.
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT MCMA'S CERTIFIED MOTION CONTROL PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM, VISIT MOTION CONTROL ONLINE
What Certification Can Do For You
- Differentiate yourself in the industry
- Showcase your technical proficiency
- Strengthen your educational portfolio
- Give your company a competitive advantage
MCMA’s certification program helps you and your company strengthen your knowledge and stand out in the industry with top-notch, skilled teams.
Certification gives you:
- Certification for a full five years
- A personalized Certified Motion Control Professional certificate suitable for framing
- Continued education units (CEUs)
- Listing on the Meet the Certified Motion Control Professional page on Motion Control Online
COME FOR YOUR MCMA CERTIFICATION – STAY FOR THE AUTOMATION EDUCATION
- The MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional program runs Tuesday and Wednesday, but the Automate Conference offers practical education each and every day of the show (Monday – Thursday). An “All Access Pass” gives you access to ALL classes offered during Automate. See Full Agenda
- Don’t forget to allow time to see the leading industry suppliers on the trade show floor – our largest Automate show to date. Show opens daily at 10:00 am. See Exhibitor Floor Plan