ELT 259 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers

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

Prerequisite: ELT 258

Serves as the second in a two course sequence and covers advanced topics and applications for programmable logic controllers (PLCs) as they are applied in robotics and automation. Includes advanced programming, diagnostics, Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), introduction to automation networking, and system integration. Incorporates lab and project activities that address designing, operating, monitoring, programming, analyzing, troubleshooting, and repairing PLC controlled lab trainers as well as actual industrial equipment.