EGRE 553. Industrial Automation. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: EGRE 246 and EGRE 254, or permission of the instructor. Enrollment restricted to students with senior or graduate standing in the School of Engineering. This course provides an introduction to the systems, techniques and languages used in the control of manufacturing and process industries. Major topics include programmable logic controller operation and programming, supervisory control and data acquisition systems, and human machine interfaces. Other topics include an introduction to feedback control systems, analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion, sensors and transducers, and actuators and motors.