Duration: 10 – days (Full time) or evenings (6- weeks)


-Understand basic principles of Automation: PLCs  & speed drives
-Describe how PLCs & speed drives work
-Configure a speed drive for a given application
-Understand and appreciate why speed drives may bring up to 50% energy savings

Course outline:

-Programmable Controllers or PLCs
-Input/Output Modules-PLC’s programming languages
-Industrial Control system design, simulation and implementation:
-Discrete Sensors and Actuators
-Introduction to industrial automation
-The architecture of an automated machine
-The automation architecture
-Fundamentals of motion control
-Technologies used in motion control
-Variable Speed Drives introduction and wiring
-Variable Speed Drives configuration and maintenance

Depends on Class size and mode