Digital Electronics Introduction to PLCs

Introduction to PLCs

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  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Duration: 0.5

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Programmable logic controllers, or PLCs, are used to automate processes in industry. In the 1960s, the computerized processor replaced the relay logic control system. With the widespread use of PLCs in today’s automation industry, a technician is required to have a good understanding of their operation in order to perform maintenance and troubleshooting procedures.


Course Objectives

" List the basic components of a PLC.
 Describe the basic operation of a PLC.
 Define the three stages of a scan cycle.
 Discuss the ladder logic diagram of a
hardwired system."





Quiz Information

You will not be required to pass the knowledge check questions to move on to the next lesson. These will not be counted as a grade, but each question gives you insight into what you should have learned and the sorts of things you'll need to remember moving forward.



The final exam must be passed successfully with 80% or higher in order to receive your certificate of completion.

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