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PLC Basics

This introductory course will teach basics involved with Allen-Bradley PLCs and Programmable Logic Controllers with RSLogic software, but the concepts taught apply to the PLCs of other manufacturers.

When: Monday, September 8 - November 10, 2014 - No classes September 15 and October 20
Fee: $650
Room: Gaige 114
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PLC Intermediate:  PanelView

The introduction to PanelView will teach students communications, creating screens, downloading, uploading, tag organization, pushbuttons, message displays, alarm messages, alarm banners, and importing user-developed objects.

When: Monday, November 17 and 24, December 1 and 8
Fee: $325
Room: Gaige 114
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PLC Intermediate:  Loop Control

This course is designed to introduce students to the PID algorithm with emphasis on tuning the loop.  Students will gain knowledge and practice on the methods of tuning.

When: Wednesday, October 8 and 22, November 12 and 19
Fee: $325
Room: Gaige 114
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PLC Intermediate: Drives

The introduction to digital drives will teach students confirguration and set-up, downloading and uploading, choosing a drive, communications and control for remote I/O and Device Net.

When: TBA
Fee: TBA
Room: TBA
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PLC Advanced

This course is designed to expose students to the next level of understanding with the Allen-Bradley PLCs, SLC-500 Programmable Logic Controllers and CompactLogix Controllers. Students will concentrate on Ethernet communications, structure programming, file organization techniques, data table organization techniques, indirect addressing, maximizing scan time, SLC-500 block transers, PIDs, STIs, sequences, alarming annunication shortcuts, and serial communications.

When: TBA
Fee: TBA
Room: TBA
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