ELT 258 Programmable Logic Controllers

Blended/hybrid course that covers the fundamentals of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) as they are applied in robotics and automation. Includes history, terminology, typical applications, hardware, and software. Incorporates lab and project activities that address operating, monitoring, programming, troubleshooting, and repairing PLC controlled lab trainers as well as actual industrial equipment.
Date:
2015-07-09
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Institution:
Pikes Peak Community College
Project Name:
CHAMP - Colorado Helps Advanced Manufacturing Program
TAACCCT Round:
3
Subjects:
ELT 258, Electronics, Programmable Logic Controllers, PLCs, Pikes Peak Community College, PPCC, CHAMP, Colorado Helps Advanced Manufacturing Program, CCCS, Colorado Community College System, advanced manufactruing, TAACCCT, industry-recognized credentials

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
CHAMP Advisory industry members reviewed course competencies and curriculum
Industry Sector:
Manufacturing -- Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing (334)
Occupation:
Architecture and Engineering Occupations -- Electro-Mechanical Technicians (17-3024)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Technology Education/Industrial Arts (21)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers

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  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Layout - Page numbers match printed material
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Copyright / Licensing

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