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SOE 204 - Direct Digital Control 1

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: SOE 101  and SOE 111  or a 1 yr. Electrical or related Control Experience.

This is an introductory course that provides training in the fundamental principles of direct digital/programmable logic controllers. In the course, students will cover DDC and PLC procedures, installations, and controllers in a system format.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Recognize and explain DDC/PLC Controls, Safety, Electrical Shock, Electrical Properties, Current, Voltage Resistance, Grounding, Grounding Systems, Static Electric Charges, NEC Enclosures and all OSHA Electrical Safety Procedures.
  2. Identify PLC Problems, Voltage, DC Voltage, Polarity, AC Voltage, Ratings, Current, Series and Parallel Circuits and Voltage Drops.
  3. List Electrical Symbols and Diagrams, Programming Symbols, Pictorial Drawings, Wiring Diagrams, Line Diagrams and Schematics.
  4. Explain Programmable Logic Controllers, Input and Output Sections, Programming Devices, Random Access Memory and Operating Cycles.
  5. Explain in detail: Timers and Counters.
Listed Topics
  1. DDC and Electrical Safety
  2. Electrical Principles DDCs/PLCs
  3. Electrical Circuits and DDCs/PLCs
  4. DDC/PLC Hardware
  5. DDC/PLC Programmable Instruction
  6. DDC/PLC Timers and Counters
Reference Materials
Current Textbook:
Supplementary Materials such as study guides, workbooks, CD, videos, handouts, library resources.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 05/14/2007

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