Alamance Community College
2023 Calendar Year

Industrial Systems Technology/Controls Certificate

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ELC-112 DC/AC Electricity 9 5
ELC-112   DC/AC Electricity PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of and computations related to DC/AC electricity. Emphasis is placed on DC/AC circuits, components, operation of test equipment; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, verify, and analyze simple DC/AC circuits.

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ELC-117 Motors and Controls 8 4
ELC-117   Motors and Controls PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of motors and motor controls. Topics include ladder diagrams, pilot devices, contactors, motor starters, motors, and other control devices. Upon completion, students should be able to properly select, connect, and troubleshoot motors and control circuits.

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ELC-128 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller 5 3
ELC-128   Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the programmable logic controller (PLC) and its associated applications. Topics include ladder logic diagrams, input/output modules, power supplies, surge protection, selection/installation of controllers, and interfacing of controllers with equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to understand basic PLC systems and create simple programs.

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ELC-228 Programmable Logic Controllers Applications 8 4
ELC-228   Programmable Logic Controllers Applications PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • ELC-128

This course covers programming and applications of programmable logic controllers. Emphasis is placed on programming techniques, networking, specialty I/O modules, and system troubleshooting. Upon completion, students should be able to specify, implement, and maintain complex PLC controlled systems.

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Semester Total 30 16