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ERIC Number: ED339860
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 222
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Programmable Logic Controllers.
Insolia, Gerard; Anderson, Kathleen
This document contains a 40-hour course in programmable logic controllers (PLC), developed for a business-industry technology resource center for firms in eastern Pennsylvania by Northampton Community College. The 10 units of the course cover the following: (1) introduction to programmable logic controllers; (2) DOS primer; (3) prerequisite mathematical understanding; (4) basic principles of operation; (5) discrete input/output systems; (6) basics of PLC programming; (7) implementing and programming the PLC; (8) guidelines for installation, start-up, and maintenance; (9) PLC system selection guidelines; and (10) course review. Units include information sheets, transparency masters, and (in some cases) pretests and exercises. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northampton Community Coll., Bethlehem, PA.