PLC411 - PLC Fundamentals - AllenBradley

PLC411 - PLC Fundamentals - AllenBradley

This course will cover the basic operations of Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers. The participants will utilize a PLC in connection with pneumatic components.

Target Group
Anyone involed with developing and maintaining systems that include a PLC and have limited PLC knowledge

Participants in the course will learn about:

  • Control Relays
  • Basic design and operation
  • PLC Sections: Input, Logic and Output
  • Input Types: Discrete, Analog and Digital
  • Memory Types: ROM and RAM
  • Logic Processing: Addressing and Scanning
  • Output Types: Discrete, Analog and Digital
  • Numbering Systems: Decimal, Binary, Octal, Hex and ASCII
  • Boolean Functions: Identity, Not, AND & OR Circuits
  • Basic Troubleshooting: Using a PLC as a troubleshooting tool

At the conclusion of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the operation and design of various relays
  • State/explain the three PLC sections
  • State/explain the three types of input devices
  • State/explain the types of memory in a PLC
  • Explain different types of PLC addressing
  • State/explain the three types of output devices
  • Convert different numbering systems used in a PLC
  • Explain various Boolean gates/truth tables
  • Demonstrate how to use a PLC for troubleshooting to resolve problems quicker

Knowledge of DC and Sensors Technologies (EL131 & AUT121), Optional: Pneumatics (PN111)

This is a Two Day Course. Please contact us to discuss the course in detail or possible customization to your specific needs.

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