Digital Fundamentals & PLCs
|Course Name||Digital Fundamentals & PLCs|
|Category||Engineering Technology & Applied Science|
|Description||This course covers the fundamentals of digital logic and an introduction to programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in a complex mechatronic system with a focus on the automation system SIMATIC S7-300 and the appropriate programming software STEP7. Using computer simulation, students will learn the role PLCs play within a mechatronic system or subsystem. They will also learn basic elements of PLC functions by writing small programs and testing these programs on an actual system. Students will learn to identify malfunctioning PLCs, as well as to apply troubleshooting strategies to identify and localize problems caused by PLC hardware.|
|Notes||Space is limited! Registration is on a first come, first served basis.
Please note that this course is a co-requisite with the following 2 courses. This means that all 3 courses must be taken concurrently (at the same time):
SMSC-102 Mechanical Components and Electrical Drives (in-class on Thursdays, 6:30pm-9:30pm)
SMSC-106 Mechanical and PLC Fundamentals (online, 1 hour per week)
Email EngTech.PT@CentennialCollege.ca, OR call 416-289-5000 ext. 2188, for instructions on how to register.
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