Process Control Instrumentatio (PCI)

Courses

PCI 162. Instrumentation Controls. 3.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-3.0. Work-0.0

This course surveys industrial process control instrumentation concepts, devices, and systems. Topics include process control devices and process control applications associated with industrial instrumentation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the various industrial process control and instrumentation systems.

Prerequisites: Take ELC 213

PCI 170. DAQ and Control. 4.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-3.0. Work-0.0

This course is a survey of data acquisition and control applications in an industrial setting. Topics include remote I/O systems, PC-based data acquisition, real-time monitoring, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of data acquisition circuits.

Prerequisites: Take ELN 133

PCI 172. SCADA Systems. 4.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-3.0. Work-0.0

This course is a survey of SCADA systems found in the industrial setting. Topics include single and/or multiple machine operator interfaces utilizing hardware and software systems running SCADA or HMI software for system monitoring and control. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the utilization and implementation of custom and commercial SCADA or HMI software.

Prerequisites: Take ELN 260

PCI 173. Programmable Systems. 4.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-3.0. Work-0.0

The course is a survey of various programmable systems used in industry. Topics include PLC systems, PAC systems, DCS systems, and embedded systems and other types of control systems implementation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the programming, troubleshooting, maintenance and planning involved in control systems.

Prerequisites: Take ELN 260 Minimum grade C