EMEC240 Industrial Control Systems I

This is a first course in industrial control systems that covers programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and programmable automation controllers (PACs) operation, application, programming and troubleshooting. PLC/PAC hardware identification, input/output (I/O), network communications and I/O wiring is presented. I/O and internal addressing, tags, alias tags and data types are presented and practiced. The basic software instruction set is covered including contacts, coils, timers, counters, data manipulation, comparison and arithmetic. Program control using subroutines and controller organization is also incorporated.  Additional course fees $80.00.


4 credits


Prerequisite: ELTC101; Pre or Co-requisite: EMEC140

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