ELMT 1301
Programmable Logic Controllers

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. An introduction to programmable logic controllers as used in industrial environments including basic concepts, programming, applications, troubleshooting of ladder logic and interfacing of equipment
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Explain terminology
    2. Select hardware components
    3. Predict PLC operation based on ladder logic diagram
    4. Program a PLC to perform various control functions
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Homework
    2. Lab participation / attendance 
    3. Quizzes / Test / Final Exam
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. NA
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and Important Dates
    1. Please refer to the WTC Course Catalog
  6. Course Organization and Schedule - Disclaimer: Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion
  7. Grading - All material must be turned in prior to the week of finals;Written work will not be accepted week of finals.

    Homework 40%
    Lab 30%
    Test (2)  20% (10% each)
    Attendance 10%

    Disclaimer: Grading percentages subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.



Last Modified: August 29, 2016