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ELC 128 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Principles and applications of programmable logic controls (PLCs), including numbering systems, control strategies and ladder logic. Prerequisite: ELC122.

Prerequisites: ELC122

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify and explain the uses of programmable logic controllers (PLC), control system components, and explain how a PLC is applied for both process control and machine control. (CSLO 2,3)
2. (Application Level) Identify and convert different number bases, number systems, and codes. (CSLO 2,3)
3. (Synthesis Level) Create relay logic diagrams using standard PLC/Control symbols. (CSLO 2,3,4)
4. (Evaluation Level) Identify software and program and evaluate a PLC using designated software. (CSLO 2,3,4)
5. (Synthesis Level) Create logic gate functions in PLCs and convert standard logic diagrams and boolean formulas into PLC logic gate functions. (CSLO 2,3,4)
6. (Synthesis Level) Identify and program PLC timer and counter functions in PLC ladder logic programs. (CSLO 2,3,4)
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