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TELC 0182 - Programmable Logic Controllers 2

Electrical Trades Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

Provides hands-on training in the use of RSLogix5000 PLC programming software. Explores the power of the PLC through use of math functions, data comparison and manipulation instructions. A measure-and-sort application will illustrate how to interface a PLC to an optical shaft encoder and a Human Machine Interface (HMI) via Ethernet.


TELC 0186 - Programmable Logic Controllers 1 (recommended)



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be familiar with the following, at an intermediate level:

  • Reading schematic drawings for PLC control systems.
  • PLC data types.
  • Implementation of PLC routines to perform Math and Data Manipulation.
  • Programming required for a sorting operation that includes a PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) connected to a HMI (Human Machine Interface) and a VFD (Variable Frequency Drive).
  • Organizing a medium-sized project into subroutines.
  • Documenting PLC applications.
  • Preparation for the Level 3 (PAC) Programmable Automation Controller course.

Effective as of Winter 2013


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