ELEC Programmable Logic Controllers

Upon successful completion the student is able to state the functions and applications of a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC); determine language and addressing requirements of a PLC; demonstrate the programming of common relay instructions, timers, counters, mathematic functions, and word comparisons on a PLC; identify methods and hard wiring of PLC's to equipment; demonstrate methods of testing PLC inputs and outputs; and design programs to operate machines in a required manner using many of the internal functions of a PLC.