Introduction to Programmable Controllers

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction to Programmable Controllers
    • Programmable Control System.
    • Programmable Control Units.
  • The Programmable Controller Central Processing Unit
    • The Microprocessor.
    • Numbering systems.
    • Diagnostics.
    • The Key Switch.
    • The Scan Cycle.
  • Memory
    • Read only memory.
    • Read/Write memory.
    • Memory maps.
  • Input/Output
    • Digital input methods.
    • Digital output methods.
    • Analogue input example.
    • Analogue output example.
  • Programming Operations
    • Addressing.
    • Ladder diagrams.
    • Timers.
    • Counters.
    • Shift registers.
    • Flip-flop.
    • Latches.
    • Master control and jump relays.
    • Forcing.
  • Glossary of Terms

Dates available on request.

Course Content

To provide a working knowledge of the principles of programmable controllers and their process plant applications.

There are no pre-requisites.

The duration of the course is five days.

Optimum Number:
The optimum number of delegates on the course is 6.

Training Aids:
OHP, Video, TV, Handouts, demonstration and practice.



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