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ACIM 5010 - Programmable Logic Controllers

AutomatedControls Instal&Maint Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

Two essential parts of automated control systems installations are measurement and control. This course will introduce various transducers that are encountered in automated control systems as this foundation is necessary for the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of analogue devices and programmable devices. Students will make power, signal, and communication connections for the programmable relay and interpret and write programs. Numerous troubleshooting exercises will be completed. Topics covered include installation, interfacing, closed loop control, trouble-shooting and testing, safety, and an introduction to monitoring.

Prerequisite(s)

TELC 0130 Basic Motor Control and/or successful completion of Electrical Apprenticeship Level 2 or 3 or 4 program within the last 5 years. Electrical Journeyperson Certificate, Electrical Engineering Degree and/or Electrical Engineer Practitioner are also acceptable.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$1,009.65 - $1,031.03 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 65373

Tue Aug 04 - Thu Sep 17 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Aug 04 - Sep 17 Tue/Thu 17:00 - 20:15 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,009.65

Notes

  1. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time course cancellation, students will be notified at least three business days prior to the course start date. Please ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Check this website frequently to see if someone de-registers if the course becomes full. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca

Fall 2020

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 44997

Mon Sep 21 - Fri Sep 25 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 21 - Sep 25 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 15:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,031.03

Notes

  1. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time course cancellation, students will be notified at least three business days prior to the course start date. Please ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Check this website frequently to see if someone de-registers if the course becomes full. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca

CRN 44998

Sat Sep 26 - Sat Nov 07 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 26 - Nov 07 Sat 07:30 - 16:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,031.03

Notes

  1. No class Oct 10 (Thanksgiving weekend). Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time course cancellation, students will be notified at least three business days prior to the course start date. Please ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Check this website frequently to see if someone de-registers if the course becomes full. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca

CRN 44996

Tue Oct 13 - Thu Nov 26 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 13 - Nov 26 Tue/Thu 17:00 - 20:15 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,031.03

Notes

  1. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time course cancellation, students will be notified at least three business days prior to the course start date. Please ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Check this website frequently to see if someone de-registers if the course becomes full. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Select, install, connect, maintain and troubleshoot basic functions of PLCs.
  • Configure PLC programming and operating Software.
  • Create ladder and function block programs and test them in simulation and connected to lab peripherals.
  • Set up communication between a PLC and a PC locally.
  • Install, connect, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot Sensors and Transducers in Automated Control systems.
  • Install, connect, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot common feedback and communication systems in basic Automated Control Open and Closed Loop Systems.

Effective as of Winter 2018

Related Programs

ACIM 5010 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Automated Controls Installation and Maintenance
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate
  2. Renewable Energy Electrical Systems Installation & Maintenance
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2020

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2020 offerings of this course.

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Intro To The Control Logix Programmable Automation With Labs
Author Dunning
Copyright 2013
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-11153-929-0
Price $133.50
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