TRON117 - Introduction to PLC

The Programmable Logic Controller, or 'PLC', functions as the brain in most automated operations. This course serves as an introduction to what PLCs do; how they are programmed and wired into a machine, using simulated exercises. Later coursework will develop strong skills in this area; this introductory course sets the stage.

Credits: 4

Distribution: Career Training

Outcomes

  1. State the function of a PLC in and industrial application.
  2. Using industry-relevant equipment and to industry standards of time and accuracy, program and document a bit level instruction.
  3. To industry standards of time and accuracy, program and document a compare instruction.
  4. To industry standards of time and accuracy, program and document a word instruction.
  5. To industry standards of time and accuracy, program and document a timer instruction.
  6. To industry standards of time and accuracy, program and document a counter instruction.