Hybrid PLC Mechatronics - Chapter 8 Math Functions

The introduction of mathematical operations in the PLC provided major benefits to control logic. Numeric data could be combined with logic to provide more powerful control strategies. For instance, decisions could be made concerning mathematical operations concerning counts of products, weights of a product, the temperature of an oven or any numeric variable in a process. Various number systems were described including decimal, hexadecimal and octal. Accompanying Video: PLC Series Chapter 8 (Part 1/2) - Math Functions (1:18:11) PLC Series Chapter 8 (Part 2/2) - Allen-Bradley Program (4:54) Hybrid Lab Text: Ch. 7 – Binary Add/Subtract Ch. 8 – PWM and Ramp (see Additional Public Access to Materials below)
Date:
2022
Primary Material Type:
Online Course Module
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Institution:
University of Toledo
Subjects:
Add, Sub, Compute, Calc, Number Systems, Compare, LIM

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Manufacturing -- Miscellaneous Manufacturing -- Robotics, Mechatronics, and other Miscellaneous Manufacturing (3399)
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Production Occupations (51-0000)

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