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Course Syllabus - PLC Fundamentals

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Course Title: PLC Fundamentals

Course Code: ATE 326

Course Delivery: 3 periods

Course Catalogue Description:

This course introduces the fundamentals of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and their applications. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to understand hardware, basic methods of programming, and programming techniques. The course focuses on the major components of PLC hardware structure, the types of input/output devices and their functions, logical operators, ladder diagrams, and how they work together to solve control problems. Students perform real and simulated hands-on experiments, which enhance their skills in using LOGO! BASIC PLC.

Course Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Gain an overview of control systems, PLC advantages and applications.

  • Familiarize with the different PLC programming techniques.

  • Familiarize with the LOGO! BASIC module and the EduTrainer parts.

  • Write LOGO! PLC programs and build simple PLC control applications.

Course Modules:

Modules Content
Module 1: Introduction to PLC To download Module 1 Click here
To download module 1 with answers Click here
To download quiz 1 with answers Click here
Module 2:PLC Hardware and Terminology To download Module 2 Click here
To understand the three wire sensor
Click here
To download homework for Module 1 and Module 2 Click here
To download Module 2 with answers Click here
Module 3: Programming with Function Blocks To download Module 3 - Click here
Logo soft comfort overview download here
Function Block Diagram video download here
Module 4: Programming with Ladder Logic To download module 4 - Click here

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