Automation Course Description

Industrial control systems: sensors, actuators and other control components, process control systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), PLC-based system design, integration, operation, and programming (using ladder diagrams), fundamentals of Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machines and programming concepts.
Course Textbook

Frank Petruzella, Programmable Logic Controllers, 4th Edition, McGraw Hill, 2009. Click to obtain the third edition of this textbook.
Course Materials

The following files are some of the course lectures about and they are in pdf format. It is required to refer to the course textbook for comprehensive understanding.

Zelio Logic Smart Relays

This software is used to program the Zelio unit. For more information, you are encouraged to visit the Automation and Control webpage in Schneider Electric website in this link. This webpage contains valuable information related to automation.

Extra Files

The following files are useful to know more about PLCs, DCSs, SCADA, and PC-based Systems, .

Useful Web Links

The following web links contain useful information about PLCs. It is recommended to explore their contents.