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Course Descriptions

ELT 234 - Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers

3 Credits

An advanced level course that covers the programming and applications of a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC). It will focus on program troubleshooting, hardware troubleshooting, data manipulation, math instructions, subroutines, and event-driven and time-driven sequences. Advanced topics such as HMI devices, PID, HMI, data communications, and SCADA will be discussed.

Prerequisite: ELT 134

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Write a ladder logic program with a subroutine
2. Describe the function of a time-driven circuit
3. Store the results of a Program Math Instruction in a destination address
4. Differentiate between open-loop control and closed-loop control
5. Troubleshoot a PLC using the FORCE instruction
6. Move data from one register to another register

Course Offered Fall, Spring

Use links below to see if this course is offered:
Fall Semester 2023
Summer Session 2023