PLCs: Fundamentals

PLCs: Fundamentals is part one of the Programmable Logic Controllers five-part training series.

The course introduces the fundamentals common to all PLCs. It provides students with knowledge that is required for learning how to program a PLC.

Course objectives include:

  • Understand how the components of the PLC interact with each other
  • Discuss the different types of ladder logic
  • Explain AND, OR, and NOT functions with PLC ladder logic and Boolean identities
  • Explain the difference between decimal, BCD, binary, hexadecimal, and octal numbering systems
  • Complete simple conversions.
  • Help with course navigation
  • Enable training administrators to cover specific training points and conduct refresher training
  • Facilitate classroom discussion.

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