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TELC 0183 - Programmable Logic Controllers 3

Electrical Trades Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

Continues to explore the power of the PLC by expanding on software (e.g. complex data types, math and data manipulation routines, logical comparison instructions, and programming a PanelView, Human Machine Interface touchscreen panel) and hardware (e.g. analog input signals from sensors and analog output signals to actuators - VFD speed reference and troubleshooting on a fault simulator) and communication (e.g. Industrial Ethernet: Ethernet and subnet addressing and producing and consuming tags over Ethernet).


TELC 0182 and TELC 0186



This course was retired after the Winter 2018 term and is no longer offered through BCIT Part-time Studies.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Test analog sensor inputs and PAC outputs for actuators.
  • Check calibration and test ultrasonic and Temposonic position transducers.
  • Tune a simple closed loop control system.
  • Apply User Defined Data types to ladder programs.
  • Determine Ethernet subnet and host addressing.
  • Build basic graphic screens for a Human Machine Interface.
  • Troubleshoot PLC systems.

Effective as of Fall 2013

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