AKD Advanced Tuning

Designed for:

Servo system or machine designers, Kollmorgen Motion Distributors, Motion Champions and Integrators.

Course Content

Kollmorgen is introducing an exciting new class for Engineers who get involved with tuning complex mechanisms. Taught by our key design engineers and control specialists, this 3-Day hands on session will dive into a variety of topics related to advanced tuning and how to utilize Bode plots to recognize machine issues. Topics include:

  • Tuning with the Slider Tuner
  • Tuning Fundamentals
    • Control Theory Review
    • Tuning Feedforwards
    • Understanding Feedback types, and quantization noise
    • Review each tuning parameter on AKD
  • Autotuner
  • Manual Tuning
  • System Identification – learning how to pick out system traits from the bode plot
Min. / Max. Class Size

4 / 16

Unit Cost

$2,200/ Person

We provide:

Kollmorgen provides a class room, lunch during, qualified instructor(s), use of the trainer units, and any required workbooks or handouts.


You will need to bring a laptop computer.


Motion-101 and AKD Hands-on class, or equivalent experience.


Class Hours:  

Tuesday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM 

This is a full three day class.

US Production