This course studies control circuits, electrical schematics and line diagrams. Motor circuits utilizing motor starters, contactors, timers and counters are used to demonstrate control circuitry. Industrial control devices are examined, including solid-state control devices, electro-mechanical relays, proximity sensors, photoelectric sensing devices and programmable logic controllers. Group 2 course.
Required Prerequisites EET 103
or ELE 105
or MNG 234
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Read electrical schematics.
- Identify types of timers and counters.
- Use motor circuits.
- Describe industrial controls.
- Describe advanced control devices.
- Read electrical schematics and line diagrams.
- Design motor control circuits.
- Examine industrial control devices.
- Basic knowledge of Industrial control device operation.
- Demonstrate competencies using basic circuitry functions in the industrial complex.
- Demonstrate a fundamental mastery of wiring circuits to run various industrial equipment.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Recognize their skills as applying throughout industry.
- Appreciate that the complexity of wiring is not common knowledge of others.
Learning How to Learn:
- Value the expertise required to wire and operate the sometimes complex system of industrial controls.
- Transfer their skills to real-world applications.