ARET2100 Advanced Automation Controls

This course is designed for all persons in the field of automation. Students study the operation of single and three-phase motor controls, solid state control devices, application of electric heat, photoelectric devices and other components related to industrial controls. The student will design, wire and troubleshoot electrical circuits using ladder line logic. The course includes three phase power circuits and programming robots used in automated assembly and packaging.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

ARET1155

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Analyze fuses
Examine fuses
Identify circuit breaker
Select protective devices
Identify industrial electrical symbols
Analyze switches
Identify alternating current manual contactors
Identify relays
Compose relay control circuits
Identify logic control circuits
Construct logic control circuits
Analyze logic control circuits
Identify temperature controllers
Utilize temperature controllers
Identify electric heaters
Implement electrical codes
Troubleshoot motor starters

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

3

lab:

1