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IND 124 - Control Systems Overview

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
An overview of control systems in an industrial environment, including hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical/electronic systems. Topics include valves, actuators, motor starters, relays, timers and programmable controllers.
Competencies
  1. Identify components of a hydraulic control system
    1. Describe the operation of directional control valves
    2. Describe the operation of pressure control valves
    3. Describe the operation of hydraulic actuators
  2. Identify components of a pneumatic control system
    1. Describe the operation of compressors
    2. Describe the differences between hydraulic and pneumatic valves and actuators
  3. Identify the components of an electrical control system
    1. Describe the operation of electric motors
    2. Describe the operation of motor starters
    3. Describe the operation of switches
    4. Describe the operation of relays
    5. Describe the operation of timers
    6. Describe the operation of various sensors
    7. Describe the operation of various actuators
  4. Identify the components of a programmable controller control system
    1. Describe the operation of the processor
    2. Describe the operation of the discrete input/output section
    3. Describe the operation of operator panels



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