FPTC 142 PLC Systems 1

This course will provide the fundamentals of a programmable logic controller (PLC). Training will include simulation and hands-on instruction of PLCs in manufacturing systems. Topics include components of a PLC, memory organization, discrete input/output, numbering systems, logic gates, Boolean Algebra, relay ladder logic, timers, counters, word level logic, and troubleshooting.

Credits

3 Credits

FPTC 142PLC Systems 1

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I. General Information

Department

II. Course Specification

Course Type

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Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

30

Semester Contact Hours Lab

30

Repeatable

No

III. Catalog Course Description

This course will provide the fundamentals of a programmable logic controller (PLC). Training will include simulation and hands-on instruction of PLCs in manufacturing systems. Topics include components of a PLC, memory organization, discrete input/output, numbering systems, logic gates, Boolean Algebra, relay ladder logic, timers, counters, word level logic, and troubleshooting.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

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

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Garage door project, Silo Project and Final Project