Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
EET 255
Course Title:
Industrial Control Systems
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Course Description

Introduces electronic feedback control systems using analog and digital methods. Topics include temperature control, motor speed control, and servo systems. Lab exercises will include the interfacing and programming of a microcontroller IC. Prerequisite: EET 241 or EET 242. Prerequisite or concurrent: EET 222. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Students will measure the operating characteristics and performance of power control devices and feedback control systems in the associated laboratory.



Course Activities and Design

Concepts and theories presented in class are demonstrated in the laboratory.  Lab experiments are synchronized with the lectures.



Outcome Assessment Strategies

Assessment methods may include midterm and final exams, homework, lab evaluations, and projects

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Signal Conditioning, transmission, and interface circuits.  Switches, relays, and power semiconductors.   Position, angular velocity, and temperature sensors.   Feedback Control Principles: on-off, proportional, integral, and derivative control modes.  Analog PID controllers.  Control system performance criteria.

Permanent-magnet motors, DC motor control circuits, brushless DC motors, stepper motors.