CRT 320. Programmable Logic Controllers & Advanced Robotics 2-2-3
Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) including PLC programming, connections, installation, and start-up procedures. Other topics include timers and counters, relay logic instructions, and hardware and software applications. Also explores basic robotic concepts including robot classification, power sources, robot applications in the workplace, robot control techniques, path control, end of arm tooling, robot operation and robot controllers, controller architecture in a system, robotic language programming, and human interface issues. Taught cooperatively with Georgia Northwestern Technical College robots lab and PLC lab. PR: CSC 235 and CRT 101.