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2/21/2020 5:30:39 PMELEC 53.12 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ELEC 53.12Title:  PLC'S-MAINT TECHS-1  
Full Title:  Programmable Logic Controllers for Maintenance Technicians 1
Last Reviewed:10/17/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ELEC299.41

Catalog Description:
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Programmable Logic Controllers for the Maintenance Technician. Identification and troubleshooting of typical controller problems; beginning to intermediate ladder logic programming; essentials of working in an industrial environment.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Programmable Logic Controllers for the Maintenance Technician. Identification and troubleshooting of typical controller problems; beginning to intermediate ladder logic programming; essentials of working in an industrial environment.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course the student will be able to, at a beginning
to intermediate level:
1. Design and set up software in a control system and make it work
properly.
2. Interpret and apply safety procedures in a manufacturing environment.
3. Originate proper tagout procedures when working on electrical
equipment.
4. Develop a PLC program using ladder
logic.
5. Recognize and evaluate faults in sensors and output devices.
6. Evaluate and troubleshoot software problems.

Topics and Scope
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1. Types of input devices
2. Types of output devices
3.Types of controllers
4. Types of software
5. Fundamentals of control programs
6. Basic instructions
7. Loading software and operating PLCs
8. Basic tag out procedures
9. Basic Manufacturing safety
10. Wiring, Direct Current (DC) inputs, Alternating Current (AC) inputs, Relay Outputs, Transistor outputs

Assignments:
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1. Textbook reading (15-30 pages per week)
2. Homework problem sets (3-5)
3. Design software that can be used to control outputs (1-2 designs)
3. Prepare 1-3 case studies of applications of PLCs to manufacturing environments
4. Midterm and final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 30%
Case studies
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
40 - 60%
Homework problem sets and software designs
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion, short answer; mid-term and final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Programmable Logic Controllers, 2/e, by Rabiee, copyright 2009, Goodheart-Willcox
 
Programmable Logic Controllers, 3/e, by Petruzella, copyright 2005 (classic text), McGraw-Hill, Inc.

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