INS 233 - Process Control Integration at Tidewater Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2015-05-01

Presents computer automation including PLCs, SCADA, and PC-based systems to control processes. Topics such as PLC control and computer data acquisition are introduced where students will use existing systems or build systems and control these systems with PLCs and computer data acquisition systems. Assesses students through test and project evaluations and the course will be assessed by graduate feedback. Prerequisite: INS 230, and ELE 233.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 3-4 hours. Total 5-7 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

The goal in this course is to provide students with practical experience in building small systems. Students will build HMIs using RSView and apply control systems in flow, pressure, and other relevant systems.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: INS 230 and ELE 233

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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