EET 275 - COURSE SYLLABUS   - Spring 2013 -
PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS 

Course Description:

   EET 275 - Programmable Logic Controllers (3:2:2) - Binary numbers, relay and ladder logic,
introduction to Allen Bradley SLC 500 PLC series. PLC programming and interfacing.
Students will complete a design project at conclusion of course.

Instructor:    Kenneth Dudeck, Associate Professor of Engineering,
                                  Penn State Hazleton Campus.

Office: 104 Laurel        Phone: 450-3085                 Email: ked2@psu.edu

Course Materials: Students need not purchase a text book A course packet containing handouts, lab exercises,
   and assignments is available at the campus bookstore.  Additionally, students will need a USB Jump Drive

Also Students are expected to visit the following site an download the PLC Simulation Software.

   

The following documents are available on ANGEL downloaded and printed out prior to coming to class.

 

EET 275 Lab Packet  K. Dudeck -

EET 275 Assignments K. Dudeck -

Example Instructions used in the course - (click here to download)


Several reference are shown below as well as some additional references.

On Line Manuals:  Students need to go to the Allen Bradley On-line Manuals and down the two PDF files listed below.
                To view and print these manuals the student will need the Adobe Acobat Reader (Click here to download free)
                .

                      Getting Started Guide for APS User Guide

                      Advanced Programming Software Manual

Practice Tests:  This site is a resource for the Petruzella Text.  It contains practice tests.  Students should visit this site and assess there progress.

 Reference Text Books:

                Petruzella, Programmable Logic Controllers, McGrawl Hil, 2002.

                C.T. Jones, Programmable Logic Controllers,  1st Edition, Patrick Turner, Atanta, GA, 1996.

               Filer, R., Leinonen, G., Programmable Controllers & Designing Sequential Logic,
               Sanders College Publishing, 1992.

Courses Requirements:
                                         Participation     10%
                                         Quizzes            25%
                                         Assignments     20%
                                         Midterm           25%
                                         Final Project     20%
 

Academic Integrity : Students are expected to adhere to the University's Academic Integrity Policy

 
 

Tentative Course Outline  :

Week

Topic

Assignment

 Lab

1

Binary Numbers

                

 

2

Logic Review

 Assign 1  

 

3

Switching

 Quiz 1     

 Lab #1

4

Intro. to PLCs

 Assign 2  

 

5

Programming Software

 Quiz 2

 Lab #2

6

Basic instructions

 Assign 3   

 

7

Timers and Counters

 Quiz 3      

 Lab #3

8

more PLC instructions

 Assign 4   

 

9

*Midterm*

 

 

10

Applications & Data Instr.

 Assign 5   

 

11

Applications & Math Instr.

                

 

12

Applications & Sequencers

 Quiz 4

 

13

Final Project

 

 

14

Final Project

 

 

15

Final Project