This is a multi-purpose course designed to acquaint the student with the electronic devices, circuits, and computer techniques used to control industrial operations. Specifically included in the course are sensors and related instrumentation; power switching devices; DC and AC motors; stepping and brushless motors; and Programmable Logic Controllers. Applications and control issues involved with these devices are investigated as well. If time permits, additional topics of student interest will be investigated.
3 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week
[Course fee: $50]