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Programmable Logic Controller Teaching Method

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Conference

2005 Annual Conference

Location

Portland, Oregon

Publication Date

June 12, 2005

Start Date

June 12, 2005

End Date

June 15, 2005

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Curriculum Development in Electr-Mech ET

Page Count

9

Page Numbers

10.1029.1 - 10.1029.9

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https://peer.asee.org/15156

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739

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Wm Evans

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Abstract

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's) have been found in industry since the early 1970's. The application of PLC's has long been considered a required course for majors in Electrical Engineering Technology. Course content has traditionally centered on hardware with labs giving some programming experience. It is proposed that the education process for teaching PLCs should concentrate on programming from the beginning with the object of training good PLC programmers. The course content of two courses will be described with the first course usually placed in the sophomore year and the the second course in the senior year. Course content of both courses will be discussed as well as the philosophy of placement of various topics in the two-course sequence.

Evans, W. (2005, June), Programmable Logic Controller Teaching Method Paper presented at 2005 Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon. https://peer.asee.org/15156

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