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COURSE NUMBER: ELEC269
COURSE TITLE:Mechatronics III (Programmable Controllers)
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers using modern programming terminals operating in Windows 7 environment. Rockwell software: RSLinx and RSLogix are combined for application to SLC500, MicroLogix and ControlLogix 5000.

PREREQUISITES:
ELEC160

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Understand and convert schematic diagrams into Ladder Run Logic.
  • Learn how to write/enter/edit/download/run Ladder Logic programs.
  • Be able to “hard-wire” control circuits to perform specific tasks in Programmable Controllers.
  • Troubleshoot PLC circuits and programs

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Equipment overview
  2. Number systems: Binary, Octal & Hex
  3. Programming Basics –Write, Edit, Print, Upload/Download
  4. Communication link – RSLinx
  5. Relay type instructions
  6. Timer instructions
  7. Counter instructions
  8. Data manipulation
  9. Master Control Reset (MCR)
  10. Zone Control (ZCL)
  11. FORCE ON/OFF
  12. Basic Troubleshooting
  13. Convert schematics to Ladder Rung Logic Program
  14. Implement 3Φ electro/mechanical systems using Relays

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Classes may vary on special materials. Check with your instructor.

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Final grades are determined through a weighted average of the tests, final examination, quizzes, lab assignments, homework assignment and class attendance.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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