Industrial Applications Using Programmable Logic Controllers and Robots   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]
   

ETS 1540 - Industrial Applications Using Programmable Logic Controllers and Robots


This course explores and teaches the basics of process control and automated manufacturing processes. Topics include programmable logic controllers, discrete and analog I/O, PID loops, materials handling processes, automated three-state conveyor applications, physical, chemical and electronic principles necessary for sensors to measure or detect changes in the process physical phenomena. This course also examines the benefits realized using computer integrated manufacturing as applied to a production or assembly process.
Prerequisites: ETS 1603.
Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour.