Pilot Devices

Learning Objectives

After studying this section, students should be able to:

  • Describe common control devices such as momentary-contact pushbuttons.
  • Describe the behaviour of common switches, including their terminology, uses, number of switchable poles, and throw positions.
  • Be familiar with basic pilot devices such as liquid-level switches, pressure switches, limit switches, etc.
  • Describe the action and purpose of the zero-speed switch.


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