ELE 254: PLC Applications

This is an advanced, hands-on course in PLC system concepts and troubleshooting. Topics include analog I/O, data manipulation, block transfer, on/off and PID closed loop control, data communications (DH+ and remote I/O), operator interface terminals (PanelView), and sequential systems. SLC-500 and PLC-5 processors, and RSLogix500, RSLogix5, and PanelBuilder software are used in lab exercises. This course is intended for students in industrial electronics and automation technology, electrician (and other) apprentices, and industrial technicians. Also for engineers desiring hands-on PLC experience.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 3

Level II Prereq: ELE 224 minimum grade "C-"

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