TRON221 - Shop Floor IT

In many cases, discrete assemblies are made to work together to accomplish a task. In these cases, PLCs and other controllers must communicate with each other in order to coordinate their actions. They do this through the use of both dedicated and IP-based computer networks, and this course introduces those methodologies through online simulation.

Credits: 4

Distribution: Career Training

Outcomes

  1. To industry standards of safety, timeliness and accuracy, attach a node to an IP network
  2. To industry standards of safety, timeliness and accuracy, determine a networked device's IP address and/or MAC address.
  3. To industry standards of safety, timeliness and accuracy, determine connectivity between node and server.
  4. Define common terms used in industrial networking.
  5. To industry standards of safety, timeliness and accuracy, verify a submet mask.