Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

INEL 60030 - PLC Motor Control

0.50 CR
In the first three segments of this module, the student will learn how the PLC is programmed to control electric motor applications. To do this, the student will learn about the sixth logic element, which is memory. The programs and instructions the student will learn in this module are not limited to motor control but are fundamental to all PLC programs. The student will learn how to add comments to the PLC programs and how to copy and paste sections of the program.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify typical components of a Programmable Logic Controller.
  2. Explain the concepts of a Programmable Logic Controller.
  3. State basic PLC terminology and its meanings.
  4. Demonstrate the concept of electrical ladder logic, its history, and its relationship to programmed PLC instruction.
  5. Explain the purpose, functions, and operations of a PLC
  6. Apply the status, input, and output data tables to troubleshoot and debug PLC programming and operations.