Students will learn about
·The several common configurations of programmable logic controllers.
·How the programmable logic controller differs from a computer.
·How the programmable logic controller can be used to increase safety and security.
·How the programmable logic controller can be used to improve reliability.
·What ladder logic diagrams look like and how they are used.
·The importance of a thorough hazard analysis of the programs.
·How an over sight in control planning led to a tragedy.