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I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: AIT 253
Covers content specifically outlined by the Siemens Mechatronic Systems Certification Program (SMSCP) exam objectives and is part of a six-course series to prepare students for the SMSCP Level 2 industry credential exam. Introduces the Siemens concept of Totally Integrated Automation by looking at field level analogue sensors and actuators and up to the control level with programming and networking Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Hands-on lab work includes connecting devices and controls, evaluating and writing a PLC program with analogue values and STEP 7 software functions like comparison, memory, arithmetic, conversion, and jump. Including the basics of MPI-Bus and PROFIBUS system, and wire modules to a PLC. Maintenance and troubleshooting of these PLC programs and bus systems are essential components of the course.

Scheduled AIT-271 classes:

Fall 2019