House Bill 2504 Spring 2014 Course Syllabus INTC-2336-01 - Distributed Control and Programmable Logic
Spring 2014 Course Syllabus
INTC-2336-01 - Distributed Control and Programmable Logic
|Instructor||Andress, William Jack|
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|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|
|Required Textbooks||Schoolcraft Vol. II ch 13-21|
|Attendance Policy||Each student will receive a test grade of 100 for attendance. There will be no excused absences. Each absence 5 points will be deducted from the test grade average or for failure to correctly circle your name on the attendance sheet at the beginning of class or to enter class more than 30 minutes late. 2 point will be deducted from the test average for each tardy being late less than 30 min. Early departure from class will be counted as an absence for the day and 5 points will be deducted from the test average. Missing five or more classes is grounds to be dropped from the class.|
|Course Grading Scale||90 - 100 = A 80 - 89 = B 70 - 79 = C 60 - 69 = D Below 59 = F|
|Determination of Final Grade||There will be chapter exams, a comprehensive final exam, a combined lab quiz, homework grade and no makeup work. If a test is not taken, the current test average will be substituted only once. Home work must be completed when due; You must turn in late homework on the next class period and will have 20 points deducted for being late. All late homework not turned in on the next class period will be counted as a zero. It is your responsibility to keep up with your assignments and homework. The course grade will be the average of the (homework, quiz, labs as one grade), the average (chapter test) as the second grade, and the (Final exam) as the third grade.|
|Final Exam Date||May 6, 2014 - 1:30 PM|
Instructor Andress "The study of DCS systems and PLC's "
January 14 Introduction to the Class and coverage of chapter 13 with homework
January 16 Chapter 13 lecture / lab
January 21 Chapter 13 questions due
January 23 Chapter 13 Test
January 28 Lab day
January 30 Chapter 14 questions due
February 4 Chapter 14 lecture / lab
February 6 Chapter 14 Test
February 11 Chapter 15 questions due
February 13 Chapter 15 lecture / lab
February 18 Chapter 15 Test
February 20 Chapter 16 questions due
February 25 Chapter 16 lecture / lab
February 27 Chapter 16 lab day
March 4 Chapter 16 Test
March 6 lab day (quick review of 17 with key terms)
March 10 SPRING BREAK
March 14 SPRING BREAK
March 18 Chapter 18 Relay school practice
March 20 Chapter 18 questions due
March 25 Chapter 18 Test
March 27 Chapter 19 questions due
April 1 Chapter 19 lecture / lab
April 3 Chapter 19 lab day
April 8 Chapter 19 Test
April 10 Chapter 20 questions due
April 15 Chapter 20 lecture / lab
April 17 Chapter 20 practice test equipment
April 22 Chapter 20 practice test equipment
April 24 Chapter 20 Test
April 29 PLC training
May 6 Tuesday Final Exam 1:30 PM
|Calendar of Lecture Topics and Major Assignment Due Dates|
|General Education/Core Curriculum Student Learning Outcomes||
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
1. Identifies control panel indicators, calibration tools, electrical parts, and how they work.
2. Analyzes temperature and flow results to determine proper operating parameters of specific process computerized and electronic equipment.
3. Analyzes level and gas measurements to determine proper operating parameters of specific process and electrical equipment.
4. Demonstrates standard safety procedures as required in industry.
|Course Student Learning Outcomes||
1. Students should be able to identify equipment and tools of their trade. (derived by test)
2. Students should be able to recognize how to obtain proper process results from industrial equipment.(derived by test)
3. Students should be able to use analyzers to determine proper running parameters.(derived by test)
4. Students should be able to demonstrate proper safety procedures in the operation of industrial equipment.(derived by test)
5. Students should identify main ideas and vocabulary in reading(derived by test)
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