IE301 Introduction to PLCs, Control Devices and Circuits

3 Semester Credit Hours

This course provides the student with a basic understanding of Programmable Logic Controllers and the components they govern. PLCs use sensors to measure variables and actuators to control processes. Monitoring and controlling motion, position, force, pressure, level, flow, heat, light, thickness, radiation, humidity and time are presented. Electronic power supplies are also covered. Lab projects are assigned to enhance understanding of sensing devices and circuits. Course contains 30 clock hours of lecture (2 semester credit hours) and 30 clock hours of lab (1 semester credit hour). Prerequisites: BE203, CF201, CF304

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