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Spring 2016

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: Thursdays, January 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2016 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee: $325
Room: Gaige 114
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PLC Intermediate: Drives

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

When: Thursdays, February 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2016 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee: $325
Room: Gaige 114
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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 transfers, PIDs, STIs, sequences, alarming annunciation shortcuts, and serial communications.

When: Thursdays, March 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2016 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee: $650
Room: Gaige 114
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Fall 2016 

Intro into ControlLogix

This introduction to ControlLogix is for users already familiar with RSLogix500 or RSLogix5 and need to understand the basics of the ControlLogix processor. Students will have hands on practice with a Compact and will be introduced to all programming modes along with Data Structures, aliasing, and I/O. 

When: TBD

Online Registration will be available soon.

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: TBD

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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: TBD

Online Registration will be available soon.