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Areas of Study | | ELEC276 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: ELEC276
COURSE TITLE:Advanced Automation Techniques
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:5
CONTACT HOURS:105
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:225
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Program and hardwire SLC 500, SLC 5/02, SLC 5/04 and Allen Bradley MicroLogix processors to exercise activities performed in industrial setting. Attention to program analysis, input/output and file control is stressed. Troubleshooting is done on Festo Mechatronic station with ABB robot arm.

PREREQUISITES:
ELEC275

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Become familiar with Industrial automation systems.
  • Become more proficient in hard-wiring in automating industrial processes.
  • Utilize the SLC 500 and MicroLogix Processors to control industrial equipment and other control devices.
  • Become proficient in editing and troubleshooting PLC programs with a personal computer.
  • Become proficient in troubleshooting industrial Mechatronic systems.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. First In-First Out (FIFO) Shift Register Program
  2. Jump/Label Program
  3. Subroutines Program
  4. PID control – Oven temperature control
  5. Festo Mechatronics stations troubleshooting
  6. ABB Robot arm with IRC-5 controller

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Instructor handouts / Festo materials

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

EVALUATION:
Lab Evaluations
Practical Exams

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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