Programmable Logic Control (PLCs)-Internal Certificate
Credits Required for Graduation: 6.00
An introductory course on Windows and basic PC software is included but can be waived if the student can demonstrate sufficient PC proficiency. Coverage of binary number systems and digital logic circuits are also included as required along with control elements found in industrial systems. This certificate also includes an introduction to PLC Ladder Logic programming using LogixPro Simulation Software. Basic programming instructions, PLC hardware and I/O wiring of an Allen Bradley PLC will be covered. More advanced programming instructions such as Bit Shift and Sequencer will be investigated along with PLC/PC drivers and communications with RSLinx. Analog inputs and outputs will be addressed along with an introduction to Touch Screen/HIM applications.