May 16, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
    
Course/Program Inventory

AME 3030 - PLC Theory and Lab I



Clock Hours: 108

Delivery Mode
on-ground

Course Description:

Students will understand basic PLC operations and ladder logic instructions.



Student Learning Outcomes:
Course Competencies:

  • The student will define what a PLC is, its’ parts, sequence of operation, and general classifications
  •  The student will understand the functions of PLC hardware, describe PLC circuitry, understand inputs and outputs, PLC memory, and support devices
  • The student will understand coding systems, memory designations, and manipulation of binary numbers
  • The student will understand gate functions; and, or, and not functions; convert relay logic to ladder logic; and develop elementary programs that perform logical operations
  • The student will understand “real world” devices, “latch/unlatch” commands, and write PLC instructions from narrative
  • The student will understand TON and TOF control, understand and use timers in logic programs, and program outputs using control bits
  • The student will understand counter instructions, transitional and “one shot” contacts, and use counters and timers in a program
  • The student will understand program control, understand jump instructions, and force instructions
  • The student will understand data manipulation, word level instructions, and data transfer and compare
  • The student will understand Math instructions and apply them to PLC programs
  • The student will understand sequencers and load, event-driven sequence, and shift registers