ECE Course Outline
Industrial Controls and Manufacturing (3-3-4)
- ECE 3085/3550
- Catalog Description
- Students are introduced to industrial controls and the fundamentals of manufacturing with hands-on experience based on lab projects using industry software and hardware for communications and control. Crosslisted with TFE 4761.
- Groover, Automation, Production Systems, and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (3rd edition), Prentice Hall, 2008. ISBN 9780132393218(optional)
- Topical Outline
Process Control (5 weeks) Introduction to process control Feedback control Tracking control PID control Digital controllers Adaptive control Applications Discrete Logic Control (4 weeks) State diagrams Boolean logic Ladder logic diagrams PLC implementation Applications of discrete logic control Fundamentals of Manufacturing (2 and 1/2 weeks) Types of production Production concepts and models Flow line analysis Line balancing Manufacturing Control Systems (2 and 1/2 weeks) Hierarchial control Network communications Production control