FPTC 142 PLC Systems 1

This course is an introductory course in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s). Students will demonstrate knowledge in numbering systems, discrete inputs and outputs, and basic programming skills. Students will learn to integrate elements of manufacturing production including design, industrial systems, instrumentation, power, and conveyance with programmable logic controllers and elements of robotics. Hands-on operation and experimentation is emphasized.

Credits

3 Credits

FPTC 142PLC Systems 1

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I. General Information

Department

Trade & Industry

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

30

Semester Contact Hours Lab

30

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is an introductory course in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s). Students will demonstrate knowledge in numbering systems, discrete inputs and outputs, and basic programming skills. Students will learn to integrate elements of manufacturing production including design, industrial systems, instrumentation, power, and conveyance with programmable logic controllers and elements of robotics. Hands-on operation and experimentation is emphasized.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

demonstrate basic electronics knowledge in class and lab activities. demonstrate knowledge of sensors and instruments by properly using them in a system. demonstrate basic knowledge in PLC programming and operation by simulation and projects. demonstrate knowledge and functionality of integrated automation with projects.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Garage door project Silo Project

Required Exams

Final Project

Required Text

LogixPro Software MicroLogix Lite Connected Components Workbench

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Garage door project Silo Project Final Project