ELT 258 Programmable Logic Controllers

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
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Institution:
Aims Community College
TAACCCT Round:
3
Subjects:
Programmable Logic Controllers, PLC, Process control, Aims Community College, construction, residential and commercial, engineering construction, oil and gas, petroleum, hybrid, blended, CHAMP, Colorado, Advanced Manufacturing, CCCS, Colorado Community College System, TAACCCT, CHAMP, Competency-based Training, Industry-recognized Credentials

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
CHAMP Industry Advisor members reviewed course competencies and curriculum
Industry Sector:
Construction (23)
Occupation:
Construction and Extraction Occupations (47-0000)

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
Time Required:
1 semester
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None

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Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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