House Bill 2504

Spring 2011 Course Syllabus

INTC-2336-01 (Dist Control-Prog Log)

Faculty Information
SemesterSpring 2011
InstructorAndress, William Jack
Phone(409) 984-6391
E-mailandresswj@lamarpa.edu
Department
Business and Technology
Chair:Michael Trahan
Telephone:(409) 984-6378
E-mail:trahanma@lamarpa.edu
Office
Hours:M/W 3:55-4:00, T/TH 9:30-12:30
Building:Instrumentation Building (INTA)
Room #:135
Course Information
Course ID #10196
Course Subject-Number-SectionINTC-2336-01
Course TitleDist Control-Prog Log
Course Description An overview of distributed control systems including configuration of programmable logic controllers, smart transmitters, and field communicators. Functions of digital systems in a process control environment.
Course Prerequisites CETT 1303, CETT 1305
Required Textbooks SCHOOLCRAFT VOL II CH 13-21
Learning Objectives UNDERSTAND THE ARCHITECTURE OF DISTRIBUTIVE CONTROL SYSTEMS AND PROGRAMABLE LOGIC CONTROLERS
Major Assignments

Instructor Andress "The study of DCS systems and PLC's "

January 18 Introduction to the Class and coverage of chapter 13 with homework

January 25 Chapter 13 questions due

January 27 Chapter 13 Test

February 1 Chapter 14 questions due

February 8 Chapter 14 Test

February 10 Chapter 15 questions due

February 15 Chapter 15 Test

February 22 Chapter 16 questions due

February 24 Chapter 16 Test

March 1 make up day

March 3 make up day

March 7-11 SPRING BREAK

March 17 Chapter 17 questions due

March 24 Chapter 17 Test

March 29 Chapter 18 questions due

March 31 Chapter 18 Test

April 5 Chapter 19 questions due

April 7 Chapter 19 Test

April 12 Chapter 21 questions due

April 19 Chapter 21 Test

April 28 Chapter 22 questions due

May 3 Chapter 22 Test

May 5 Chapters review

May 10 Chapters review

May 17 Final Exam

Discussion Topics CH 13 COMPUTER HISTORY AND OVERVIEW

CH 14 SMALL COMPUTERS IN PROCESS CONTROL

CH 15 DISTRIBUTIVE CONTROL SYSTEMS

CH 16 DCS CONFIGURATION AND OPERATION

CH 17 DCS SYSTEM AN APPLICATIONS

CH 18 INTRODUCTION TO PLC'S

CH 19 SYSTEM INTERGRATION

CH 20 TROUBLESHOOTING

CH 21 TROUBLESHOOTING

Attendance Policy 5 points will be deducted for each missed class from the next test. Missing five or more classes is grounds to be dropped from the class
Determination of Final Grade HOMEWORK, QUIZES, LABS = 33.33%

CHAPTER TEST = 33.33%

FINAL EXAM = 33.33%

Final Exam Date May 12, 2011 - 2:00 PM
Campus Policies
Lamar State College - Port Arthur

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Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The college, a member of The Texas State University System, has provided affordable, quality educational opportunities to residents of the Southeast Texas area since 1909.Lamar State College-Port Arthur embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life. The faculty, staff, and administration share a commitment to a mission characterized by student learning, diversity, and community service. The foundations for student success include compensatory education programs designed to fulfill our commitment to accommodate students with diverse goals and backgrounds, technical education programs that provide for the acquisition of the skills and demeanor necessary for initial and continued employment, and a core curriculum that develops the values and concepts that allow the student to make a meaningful contribution in the workplace or community. Student achievement is measured by the completion of courses and programs of study, successful performance following transfer to a baccalaureate program, and the attainment of individual goals.

Lamar State College-Port Arthur operates in the belief that all individuals should be:

* Treated with dignity and respect;

* Afforded equal opportunity to acquire a complete educational experience;

* Given an opportunity to discover and develop their special aptitudes and insights;

* Provided and opportunity to equip themselves for a fulfilling life and responsible citizenship in a world characterized by change.

 College Grading Scale

90-100A
80-89B
70-79C
60-69D
Below 59F

(Some specialized programs may have different grading scales)

 

 Academic Dishonesty

Academic dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated.  Please consult the student handbook for consequences of academic dishonesty.  These policies will be strictly enforced.

 

 Facility  Policies

        No food, drinks, or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

        Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom.

        Cell phones and/or pagers are allowed ONLY on vibrate mode. Leaving the classroom to answer a page or phone call may constitute an absence or a tardy.

 

 Special Considerations

         The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Special Populations Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6251.

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