Standard

 

ELT 114 - Programmable Logic Control II

Course Description

Provides for development of operational skills in the use of PLC equipment and peripheral devices. Emphasis is placed on printers and other peripheral devices, PLC hard wiring, program writing, installation procedures, and operation of PLC program. Topics include: program control information/data manipulation, report generation (outputs), peripheral devices, field wiring/installation, start-up, troubleshooting, and program enhancement/optimization.

 

Competency Areas

Hours

 

Program Control Information/Data Manipulation

Class

1

Report Generation (Outputs)

D. Lab

1

Peripheral Devices

P. Lab/O.B.I.

4

Field Wiring/Installation

Credit

2

Start-Up

 

 

Troubleshooting

 

 

Program Enhancement/Optimization

 

 

 

 

 

Prerequisite/Corequisite: ELT 113

 

Course Guide

 

Competency

After completing this section, the student will:

Hours

Class

D.Lab

P.Lab/

O.B.I.

PROGRAM CONTROL INFORMATION/DATA MANIPULATION  

2

1

7

Information transfer

Translate information and data interchangeably.

 

 

 

REPORT GENERATION (OUTPUTS)      

1

1

3

Applications operations

Operate program applications to output in system monitoring.

 

 

 

PERIPHERAL DEVICES                            

2

1

7

Connection and operation procedures

Connect and operate printers.

 

 

 

 

Connect modems.

 

 

 

 

Connect sensors into the CPU.

 

 

 

 

Connect solid-state devices to the CPU.

 

 

 

FIELD WIRING/INSTALLATION                        

2

2

8

Installation and adjustment procedures

Connect wiring to motors and other system components.

 

 

 

 

Adjust sensors and other solid-state devices.

 

 

 

START-UP                            

1

1

7

Start-up and run procedures

Follow start-up procedures.

Run initial programs.

 

 

 

TROUBLESHOOTING                               

2

2

8

System failures

Determine cause of system failures.

 

 

 

Hardware and software failures

Differentiate between hardware and software failures.

 

 

 

PROGRAM ENHANCEMENT/OPTIMIZATION           

0

1

1

Modification

Modify available programs to enhance/optimize application.

 

 

 

 

Suggested Resources

 

Books

 

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