ELT 258 Programmable Logic Controllers

3 Credit Hours • 67.5 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Prerequisite: ELT 148

Covers the fundamentals of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) as they are applied in robotics and automation. Includes history, terminology, typical applications, hardware, and software. Incorporates lab and project activities that address operating, monitoring, programming, troubleshooting, and repairing PLC controlled lab trainers as well as actual industrial equipment.