Microcomputer-Based Automation

Course Code: ATMN 251

Academic Year: 2020-2021

This course gives an introduction to PC-based control system, comparing it to traditional programmable logic controller (PLC). This course leads students step- by- step from basic logic to computer architecture, electronic circuit to computer interface, and PLC simulation to sequential control design. This course provides hands-on experience in using microcomputers for factory automation. Students will build or use the appropriate interface to connect a microcomputer to shop floor devices. Writing computer programs to perform specific tasks is included.