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Cad For Electrical Controls Design

A one-semester course designed to expose the electro-mechanical engineering technology student to the drawing requirements of an electrical control system for an automated machine/system. The course builds upon the automation controls and AutoCAD and AutoCad Electrical skills acquired in integrated automation I (CONT 3141) and CAD for Electronics (CAD 1133). The course begins with an introduction to typical drawing packages for industrial automation systems. Throughout the course the student will be required to produce the necessary electrical/electronic and layout AutoCAD drawings for a PLC based automated control system. The students will learn how to create electrical controls layouts. Motor power schematics, control power schematics, input schematics, output schematics, control station layouts, control panel layouts and bills of material. The student will also be required to select the necessary parts for the controls system from automation & industrial control catalogues.