Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers

Hours: 100

Day(s): Tuesday 4:00 - 9:00 pm

Fee: $2,100.00

Start Date: Classes will be scheduled as required. Call the Continuing Education Department at 215-855-3931.

Description: This course is an introduction to the SLC 500TM family of small programmable controllers.  You will learn hardward configurations and computer numbering systems and receive hands-on experience using SLC programming basics. Scan time, logic continuity, and external I/O devices: relay type instructions, timers and counters are all covered. Troubleshooting techniques are introduced throughout each topic area. Understanding of basic computer skills/Windows and the concepts presented in Industrial Electricity I is desirable.

Prerequisite: Basic electricity

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