Industrial Controls I

Industrial Controls I is designed to educate students in the theory of operation and practical implementation of industrial control systems and PLC systems. Industrial electrical symbols, ladder diagrams, relays, motor starters, industrial timers/Smart relays, industrial sensors, PLC's and motor control circuits will be covered in detail. The laboratory component of this course provides practical experience with numerous control devices that can be directly related to industrial control systems found in industry. This course is a prerequisite for Industrial Controls II. A working knowledge of AutoCAD is a must as it is used for documentation purposes throughout this course and Industrial Controls II (CONT 3131) in semester 4.