A study of the operational characteristics of programmable logic controllers. Major emphasis will include conversion of machine control logic diagrams to PLC programs. Additional topics include: types of input/output modules, system configuration, peripheral devices, timers, counters, arithmetic operations, logic functions, installation practices, data acquisition systems, and computer controlled machines and processes. Research project will be assigned. Prerequisite: IND 35003. Two-hour lecture, two-hour lab.
Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.