Full course description


Brandon Campus

10414 E Columbus Drive

Tampa, FL 33619 Map (Links to an external site.)

Room: BSSB 213 

Programmable Logic Controllers starts with basic concepts and progresses to system level applications. The hardware and architecture of PLCs, I/O devices, and motor controls are covered as well as commonly used number systems, such as binary and BCD. Programming is introduced with relay ladder diagrams. The PLC's practical use in industry is emphasized, and a section on PLC networks in manufacturing is included.

1 Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Overview
2 PLC Selection, Components and Communication
3 Number Systems and Codes 
4 Input/Output Devices and Motor Controls
5 Creating Relay Logic Diagrams
6 PLC Programming
7 Programming Logic Gate Functions in PLCs
8 PLC Timer Instructions
9 PLC  Counter Instructions