ERIC Number: ED347374
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Nov-20
Reference Count: N/A
Electromechanical Componentry. High-Technology Training Module.
This training module on electromechanical components contains 10 units for a two-year vocational program packaging system equipment control course at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. This module describes the functions of electromechanical devices essential for understanding input/output devices for Programmable Logic Control (PLC) applications through classroom lecture and laboratory settings. Objectives, outline, teaching methodology, and evaluation are discussed in the module overview. Each unit in the module outline is detailed with resource requirement, unit objective, content summary, and tools of evaluation sections. The following 10 units make up the module: (1) introduction to electrical control of circuits; (2) fuses and circuit breakers; (3) control transformers; (4) switches; (5) circuit application of switches using actuators; (6) relays and solenoids; (7) timers; (8) Packaging Machinery Manufacturer's Institute controls; (9) photoelectric sensing units; and (10) motors. (NLA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Indianhead Technical Coll., New Richmond.
Identifiers: Programable Logic Control
Note: Developed as part of the High-Technology Training Model for Rural Based Business and Industry, Technical Colleges, and Local and State Educational Agencies.