2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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MT 115B - Industrial & Materials Handling Automation

Credits: 3
Presents the principle of Programming Logic Controllers (PLCs), sensors, and DC/AC drives for motor control. Emphasis placed on troubleshooting and maintaining PLC control systems.  Students in this course should have a basic understanding of computers and networking.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Create a working ladder logic program and be able to download the program to a PLC.
  2. Identify major hardware parts of PLC systems and how they are used together.
  3. Wire input and output devices to a Micro PLC system and troubleshoot and debug the industrial application.
  4. Differentiate motor control systems utilized in the industry: DC drives, AC drives, stepper motor drives, and servo drives.
  5. Use numbering systems, digital logic and Boolean algebra in the design and analysis of ladder logic circuits.
  6. Develop positive attitudes toward work, and cooperation and teamwork with others.

Prerequisite: A grade of C or higher in AC 102B  or ET 131B  or MT 102  or MT 104B ; or Instructor or Department approval
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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