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Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers and Human Machine Interfaces in Manufacturing ACIM 5030

Automated Controls Installation & Maintenance Part-time Studies Course

Course details

The programmable logic controllers (PLCs) course will build on principles that were introduced in the Introduction to programmable logic controllers course (ACIM 5010). PLCs are most commonly encountered in a wide variety of automated control systems in manufacturing, conveying, transportation, and process control. Human-machine interfaces (touchscreen panels) as PLC system peripherals provide system status and operator control capabilities. Topics covered include installation, interfacing, communications, monitoring, troubleshooting and testing, and safety. Students will make power, signal, and communication connections for the PLC and HMI, and interpret and write programs for controlling manufacturing processes and displaying the status of automated systems.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$1,074.84

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of ACIM 5030 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 44994

Duration

Mon Oct 03 - Fri Oct 07 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 44994
  • $1074.84
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 03 - Oct 07 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 15:30 Burnaby SE01
Oct 03 - Oct 07 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 15:30 Burnaby SE01
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1074.84

Important information
  1. This is a condensed version of the course. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. Late registration is not permitted. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. Ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. In the event of cancellation, student will be notified five business days prior to the course start date. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca
Status

CRN 44993

Duration

Mon Oct 17 - Wed Nov 30 (7 weeks)

  • 7 weeks
  • CRN 44993
  • $1074.84
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 17 - Nov 30 Mon, Wed 17:00 - 20:15 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 116
Oct 17 - Nov 30 Mon, Wed 17:00 - 20:15 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 210
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1074.84

Important information
  1. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of cancellation, students will received notice five business days prior to the course start. Ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Install, connect, maintain, and troubleshoot PLCs and HMIs in automated control systems.
  • Create PLC ladder logic programs and design basic HMI touchscreen displays for control and alarms.
  • Install and configure a barcode reader (Labvolt 5921-00).
  • Set up Ethernet communication between a PLC, an HMI, a Variable Frequency Drive, and a local PC.
  • Configure an interface between a PLC and a scrolling message display.
  • Configure a DeviceNet network for remote input and output modules and devices.

Effective as of Winter 2018

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Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers and Human Machine Interfaces in Manufacturing (ACIM 5030) is offered as a part of the following programs:

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