Mechatronics Control Systems I

Provided by: Ivy Tech

Introduces the common types of control systems including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and electric motor drive systems used in manufacturing and mechatronic systems. Concepts covered will include PLC advantages, PLC programming, sequencing, control circuit wiring, power circuit wiring, motor controls, relay controls, timer controls, switches, ladder diagrams, testing equipment, component and controls troubleshooting.


Course Objectives:

  • Describe the hazards associated with automated machines and determine appropriate safety methods for working around programmable control systems and motor control systems
  • ¬†Prepare automated machinery for successful lockout/tagout
  • ¬†Identify both single and three-phase power systems


Recommended Background

  • PREREQUISITE: MPRO 122

Course ID

MPRO 202

Location

All Campuses

Instructor(s)

Ivy Tech

Competencies

Communication, Personal Effectiveness, PLC, Electric Motor Drive Systems, Automated Machinery, Power Systems

Method of Delivery

Estimated Effort

48

Cost