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APR 290 - Programmable Controllers 1

1-4 Credit(s)

This course covers the basics of relay and ladder logic technology as it pertains to Programmable Logic Controllers. Techniques in programming are explored and an emphasis is placed on interfacing I/O devices to the PLC. More advanced topics such as timers, counters, and sequencers are also covered. The student will also be introduced to a variety of troubleshooting problems at both component and system levels.

Prerequisite: Second year standing.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will be able to:

1. Build upon Electrical Theory principles and concepts power.

2. Understand a "Basic Control Systems" and its components

3. Comprehend and utilize serial communications with a programmable logic controller. Compile and troubleshoot ladder logic. 

4. Use software programming and monitoring tools for Allen Bradley SLC PLC'S

5. Become familiar with controllers, program/ladder files, and routines and sub routines.

6. Know basic and complex ladder logic instructions.

7. Build a simple control system.



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