PCC/ CCOG / APR

Course Content and Outcome Guide for APR 223

Course Number:
APR 223
Course Title:
Motor Control Operations including PLC's
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Reviews basic motor controls and progresses to moderately complex machine controls. Includes fundamentals of motor control, control of motor starting, control components, programmable controllers, pilot devices, control circuit diagrams, solid state logic and diagrams, development of control circuits and troubleshooting electrical controls. Prerequisites: APR 222 or TE 9617. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Intended Outcomes for the Course

  1. Use the general principles of electrical control system logic to discuss, explain, and operate motor control circuits: programmable logic control (PLC) circuits, pilot devices, sensors, and timers found in control circuits, process machine control circuits, including troubleshooting of these complex circuits as they apply to the workplace.
  2. Solve electrical equations using trade specific mathematical formulas.*
  3. Operate PLC€™s according to trade-specific applications and methodology.*
  4. Demonstrate safe working conditions in accordance with state and federal regulations. *
    * required for statewide Apprenticeship degree

Course Activities and Design

Course Activities and Design

The instructor utilizes a lecture format, discussion, math, code and design problems.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Procedures will be discussed at the first class session and the instructor's grading policy will be referenced on the class syllabus.

A Pass - No/Pass grading option is not available for any APR (Apprenticeship) course.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  1. Use the general principles of electrical control system logic to discuss, explain, and operate motor control circuits: programmable logic control (PLC) circuits, pilot devices, sensors, and timers found in control circuits, process machine control circuits, including troubleshooting of these complex circuits as they apply to the workplace.
  2. Solve electrical equations using trade specific mathematical formulas.*
  3. Operate PLC€™s according to trade-specific applications and methodology.*
  4. Demonstrate safe working conditions in accordance with state and federal regulations. *
    * required for statewide Apprenticeship degree