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    Southern Crescent Technical College has had several request for our miniseries on Industrial Electrical Controls (Friday mornings) and PLC training (Friday afternoons).  We will be offering several different classes over the next few weeks.  Each 4-hour class is $134 per person and will be located on the Griffin Campus with Johnny Dodson.  Please let me know if you have anyone that would like to attend or you can call 770-228-7364 to register.   Information on each class follows:

    Industrial Electrical Controls Training Modules
    Location Griffin Campus, 200 Building, Room 508
    Spring 2020
     
    Part 1
    General descriptions
    7:30 AM till 11:30 AM, Friday January 17, 2020
    This week is 3-hour lecture with demonstrations. 1 hour hands-on Lab work
    Module 1: Industrial Electricity Fundamentals (2 hour)
    • Discuss the fundamental principles for electron flow
    • Explain the basic application of common electrical terminology
    • Identify the properties of electrical materials
    • Explain how electricity is generated
    • Discuss the basics of power distribution systems
    • Know the different between single phase and three phase electricity
    •  General Electrical Safety
    • Definition of NFPA70E (Arc Flash)
     
    Module 2: Electrical Control Circuits and Symbols (2 hour)
    • Discus differences between pictorial drawings, wiring diagrams, schematic diagrams, and line diagrams, block diagrams and flow charts
    • State the five basic components of basic electrical circuit
    • Understanding electrical prints
    • Understand how to draw a circuit using the five basic components of basic electrical circuit
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments for reading, drawing, and identifying circuit components
     
    7:30 AM till 11:30 AM, Friday January 24, 2020
    This week is 2.5-hour lecture/ demonstration and 1.5-hour hands-on Lab work
    Module 3: Electrical Control Logic Fundamentals I
    • Discus basic rules for line diagrams
    • Explain the structure and identify the components of the signal, decision and action sections of a control circuit.
    • Explain logic functions for AND, OR, NOT, NOR and Memory applications in control circuits
    • Understand the structure and wiring methods of basic control devices
    • Describe the different parts of pushbuttons, selector switches, limit switches
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Design, hard wire, and operate moderate controls circuits to demonstrate understanding of AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR and Memory applications in control circuits.
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Perform wire striping and terminations exercise. Design, hard wire, and operate simple controls circuits to demonstrate understanding of fundamental control logic
     
    7:30 AM till 11:30 AM, Friday January 31, 2020
    This week is 1.5 hour lecture/ demonstration and 2.5 hour hands-on Lab work
    Module 4: Electrical Control Logic Fundamentals II
    • Explain the difference between a manual control circuit and an automatic control circuit
    • Explain the operation and application of solenoids, relays, contactors,
    • Demonstrate automatic circuit operation and troubleshooting
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Perform wire striping and terminations exercise. Design, hard wire, and operate automatic controls circuits to demonstrate understanding of fundamental control logic
     
    Module 5: “Frontline” Electrical Troubleshooting
    • Identify electrical circuit symptoms through logical analysis
    • Understanding of basic electrical test equipment and applications
    • Voltage, Current, and Continuity testing methods
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Perform circuit testing and troubleshooting for given electrical failures.
     
    Part 2 (Must complete part 1 first)
    General descriptions
    7:30 AM till 11:30 AM, Friday February 21, 2020
    This week is 2-hour lecture with demonstrations. 2 hour hands-on Lab work
    Module 6: Control Device Circuits II
    This module is 1.0-hour lecture/ demonstration and 1.-hour hands-on Lab work
    • Describe the circuit designs, operations and application of automatic control devices:
    • Explain the wiring methods and terminations required for various manual and automated control circuit devices
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Design, hard wire, and operate controls circuits using manual and automatic control devices including control relays, contactors and motor starters
     
    Module 7: Timers, Counters, and Interlocking Control Circuits
    This module is 1.0-hour lecture/ demonstration and 1.-hour hands-on Lab work
    • Describe the circuit designs, operations and application of timers, counters, and interlocking Control Circuits
    • Explain the wiring methods and terminations required for timers, counters, and interlocking Control Circuits
    Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Design, hard wire, and operate timers, counters, and interlocking Control Circuits
    • identifying circuit components
     
    7:30 AM till 11:30 AM, Friday February 28, 2020
    This week is 2.5-hour lecture/ demonstration and 1.5-hour hands-on Lab work
    Module 8: DC and AC Motors
    This module is 2.0-hour lecture/ demonstration and 1.-hour hands-on Lab work
    • Identify the basic components and operating principles of DC series, shunt, compound and permanent magnet motors.
    • Identify the basic components and operating principles of AC single phase and three phase motors
    • Define basic terms related to electrical motor performance, installation, and maintenance
    • Understanding NEMA classification and nameplate data and motor identification and application
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Complete worksheets on motor NEMA classification and nameplate data in motor identification and application
     
     
     
     
     
    7:30 AM till 11:30 AM, Friday March 6, 2020
    This week is 1.5 hour lecture/ demonstration and 2.5 hour hands-on Lab work
    Module 9: AC Motor Installation
    • Explain the wiring of single voltage and dual voltage three phase motors
    • Identify the basic components and wiring needed to deliver line voltage to motors.
    • Understanding nameplate wiring diagrams for single voltage and dual voltage three phase motor
    • Explain process for sizing, selecting, and installing motor overcurrent protection
    • Identify general maintenance and troubleshooting techniques of AC motors
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Connect three motor for single voltage and dual voltage application
    Use manufacture data and nameplate information to select overcurrent protection for given motors.
     
     
     
     
    Programmable Logic Controllers Training Modules
    Location Griffin Campus, 200 Building, Room 508
    Spring 2020
     
    Part 1
    General descriptions
    12:00 PM till 4:00 PM, Friday January 17, 2020
    This week is 3-hour lecture with demonstrations. 1 hour hands-on Lab work
    Module 1:
    Programmable Logic Controllers Overview
    • PLC Principles of Operation
    • Discuss PLC software types, classifications and applications
    • Identify and discuss functions of all PLC components
    • Discuss common terminology used in PLC applications.
     
    PLC Hardware Components
    • I/O Components
    • Discrete, Analog, I/O Modules
    • Central Processing Unit
    • Memory Design and Types
     
    PLC Numbering Systems:
    • Discuss and convert values using Decimal, Binary, Octal, Hexadecimal and Binary Coded Decimal.
    • Explain Binary Concept and Boolean Logic
    • Discuss the operation of the following logic gates: AND, OR, NAND, NOR, XOR, XNOR, NOT
     
     
     
    Hands on Assignment: Complete worksheets and assessment; identifying PLC components and their functions and numbering systems.
     
     
     
     
     
     
    12:00 PM till 4:00 PM, Friday January 24, 2020
    This week is 2.5-hour lecture/ demonstration and 1.5-hour hands-on Lab work
    Module 2:
    Fundamentals of Logic:
    • Discuss and execute relay instructions including Examine if Closed/Normally Open, Examine if Open/Normally Closed, Output/Coil,
    • Discuss the addressing for bit level instructions
    • Ladder Logic vs Relay Logic Instructions:
    • Discuss relay logic in comparison to PLC logic
    • Explain the conversion process form Relay Logic (ladder diagrams) to PLC programming
     
    Hands on Assignment: Use PLC simulation software to design, construct and operate a PLC project for a given application.
     
     
    12:00 PM till 4:00 PM, Friday January 31, 2019
    This week is 2.0 hour lecture/ demonstration and 2.0 hour hands-on Lab work
    Module 3: Basics of Programming:
    • Processor Memory Organization; Program Files, Data Files
    • Program Scan
    • PLC Programming Languages
    • Bit-Level Logic Instructions
    • Instruction Addressing
    • Branch Instructions
    • Internal Relay Instructions
    • XIO and XIC Instruction
     
    Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Write assigned PLC Programs for LogixPro simulation 
     

     
    Part 2 (Must complete part 1 first)
    General descriptions
    12:00 PM till 4:00 PM, Friday February 21, 2020
    This week is 1.5 hour lecture/ demonstration and 2.5 hour hands-on Lab work
    Module 4: Developing Fundamental PLC Wiring Diagrams and Ladder Logic Programs?:
    • Identify functions of electromechanical control relays, contactors, and motor starters
    • Identify switches common to PLC installations
    • Explain operation of sensors commonly found in PLC installations
    • Explain the operation of control devices commonly found in PLC installations
    • Describe operation of an electromechanical latching relay and the PLC LATCH/UNLATCH instruction
     
    Perform hands-on Lab assignments:
    • Write a PLC program directly from a narrative description.
    • Covert a given relay logic circuit into PLC program for LogixPro simulation.
     
    12:00 PM till 4:00 PM, Friday February 28, 2020
    This week is 1.5-hour lecture/ demonstration and 2.5-hour hands-on Lab work
    Module 5: PLC Installation, Configuration and Setup:
    • Explain installation of PLC processor, power supply and IO cards. Use PLC software to setup and configure a PLC for operation
    • Discuss the RSLogix 500 Main Screen, Open/Import Program Dialog, Project Tree, Online Bar, Menu Bar, etc.
     
    Perform hands-on Lab assignments:
    • Completely install a PLC processor, power supply and IO cards.
    • Use PLC software to setup and configure a PLC for operation
    • Open a processor file using RSLogix 500 software
    • Download a processor file using RSLogix 500 software
    • Monitor processor file using RSLogix 500 software
     
     
    12:00 PM till 4:00 PM, Friday March 6, 2020
    This week is 4 hour hands-on work
    Module 6: PLC Programming Exercises
    • Enter a Basic PLC Program using RSLogix 500 software
    • Save a Basic PLC Program using RSLogix 500 software
    • Edit a Basic PLC Program using RSLogix 500 software
    • Design a PLC Program to start and stop two motors
    • Design a PLC Program to operate two pneumatic cylinders
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