May 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog
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ELEC 2004 - Programmable Logic Controllers

Credit Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 2
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 1024 - Electronics and Digital Devices  with a grade of “C” or better.
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) covers the fundamentals of installing, programming, and troubleshooting digital and analog PLCs. This class provides a solid foundation in PLC theory, installation, programming techniques, principles of operation, maintenance of PLCs, and troubleshooting. Basic relay ladder logic programming experiments are performed using timers, counters, and internal coil instructions in laboratory projects. This class features on advanced PLC topics such as I/O bus networks, fuzzy logic, programming standard, process control, and PID algorithms. It covers everything from PLC basics to advanced applications. Offered in fall only This course will incorporate a variety of teaching methods - lectures, readings, lab exercises, and lab work.



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