Aug 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook 
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook Archived Catalog

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MECH 1340 - Digital Fundamentals and Programmable Logic Controllers

3 sem hrs cr

(2 hours lecture-2 hours lab)

This course is a study of basic digital logic and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in a mechatronics system using the automation system SIMATIC S7-300 and the programming software STEP7.  Topics covered will include basic PLC functions and testing; identification of malfunctioning PLCs; and troubleshooting techniques and strategies to identify and localize PLC hardware generated problems.  Emphasis is on writing small programs and problem-solving using computer simulations. Prerequisite or Corequisite: MECH 1330  

In rare and unusual circumstances, a course prerequisite can be overridden with the permission of the Curriculum lead for the discipline.

Formerly/Same As (Formerly MECH 1500)

Transfer (UT) or Non Transfer Course (UN): UN

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