ECET 30200 - Introduction To Control Systems
Credit Hours: 4.0.
This first course in industrial controls is applications oriented and includes on-off type open- and closed-loop control systems, and analog-based systems. Major topics include relay and programmable controller-based systems.
After completing the course student should be able to:
1. Select and use PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) hardware and software.
2. Understand PLC input-output modules and characteristics.
3. Develop, program,. and demonstrate a significant PLC project.
4. Understand the nature of mechanical relay contacts and operating coils, minimum and maximum current ratings and contact bounce and energize and de-energize delays.
5. Investigate analog I/O modules, characteristics and troubleshooting.
6. Network PLCs using Data-Highway+ and communicate with EXCEL spreadsheets.
7. Understand the operation of thermal, position, flow sensors and strain sensors.
8. Develop equations for linear and non-linear sensors
9. Implement lab project designs and procedures using standard industry practices.
ECET 23100 Minimum Grade of D- or
EET 23100 Minimum Grade of D-