Process Control Instrumentation (PCI)

Courses

PCI 7170. LabView Fundamentals I. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. 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. This course is a certified National Instruments Academy course and will cover the material to help prepare for the National Instruments Certified LabView Associate Developer certification.

PCI 7173. Basic Programmable Systems. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The course is a focuses on programmable systems used in industry. Topics include PLC systems, and PAC systems used in control systems implementation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the programming, troubleshooting, configuration, maintenance and planning involved in control systems. To introduce students to the similarities and differences of PLCs and PACs; and to the design of basic PLC and PAC programs using discrete and analog I/O, timers, counters, math functions, and operator interfaces; and to the sharing of data between PLC and PAC systems using appropriate industrial networks and human machine interface (HMI) software.