Mar 23, 2023
RBT 235 - Programmable Logic Controllers
2 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours
This course provides a working knowledge of programmable logic controllers. Topics include terminology, basic and advanced relay logic programming, connection and control of input/output devices. Emphasis is placed on interfacing, operating and programming a wide range of robotic and industrial automation devices.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Describe numbering systems, logic concepts and methods of reducing logic functions.
- Design and write logic programs for automation of manufacturing processes.
- Read, modify and input for ladder logic programs.
- Create ladder programs for simple sequential control projects involving up to eight inputs and outputs.
- Troubleshoot wiring and programming of programmable logic controllers to secure proper operations.
- Employ teamwork and leadership best practices in laboratory environments.
- Utilize acceptable documentation techniques as provided in the course handouts.
- Recognize and employ timers, sequences and programmable logic controller systems used in manufacturing processes.
- Controllers, number systems and logic concepts
- Component parts of controllers
- Ladder diagrams, timers and communications
- Teamwork and leadership theory
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/19/2011
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