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Department of Engineering Technology - Facilities

Department of Engineering Technology - Facilities

The Department of Engineering Technology occupies the 3rd floor in Drew Hall and shares the Engineering Teaching Laboratory (ETL) building with the Department of Engineering. All laboratories are focused on undergraduate instruction. In addition to specific equipment, they all include a computer dedicated to the instructor connected to a ceiling mounted projector.

For detailed descriptions of our laboratories and equipment, CLICK on the links below.


ETL 107 - Motor Control Laboratory

The Motor Control Laboratory is used to teach a selection of lab experiments for INST 244: Electric Control Systems (Lec. 2 Lab. 3 Cr. 3), which is a required lecture and lab course for the A.S. and B.S. Engineering Technology concentration in Instrumentation.

This room houses the Hampden Model DCC-100 trainers used to create hard-wired relay circuits for INST244.  It also contains a Motor Control Trainer designed, built, and tested by two B.S. Engineering Technology students and donated by PPG Industries of Lake Charles.

Typical experiments performed in this room for INST244 are:

  1. Holding circuit
  2. Logic functions
  3. Common Control Circuits
  4. Motor Overload Protection
  5. Basic Timing Functions

ETL 111 - Process Simulation Laboratory

The Process Simulation Laboratory is used to teach PRTC 206:  Process Laboratory I (Lab. 3 Cr. 1) and PRTC 226:  Process Laboratory II (Lab. 3 Cr. 1) which are required lab course for A.S. Engineering Technology students in the Process Plant concentration.  It is also used to teach the lab portion of TECH 324:  Fluid Power (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4) required for A.S. Engineering Technology students in the Process Plant concentration and B.S. Engineering Technology students in the Electronics and Instrumentation concentrations.   Distillation Process Software (DEXTER) is used by CHEM 245:  Distillation and Fractionation (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr 4).

ETL 111 Has 17 networked student PCs.  Each computer has the following software packages installed: 

  • Primedia (Computer-Based Training)  
  • Systran (Computer-Based Training)
  • Simtronics (Process Simulation Software)
  • Hydroflow (Flow and Pressure Drop Calculation Program)
  • Instrucalc (Instrumentation Sizing Program)
  • DEXTER (Distillation Training)
  • Microsoft Office

Additional Equipment in ETL 111 includes:

  • Centrifugal pumps for maintenance lab (3)
  • Screw pump model
  • Gasoline-driven centrifugal pump model
  • Portable glass distillation training unit
  • Miscellaneous Fluid Lab Materials
    • Pipe samples of different sizes and materials of construction
    • Stop watches
    • Vernier calipers
    • Hydrometers
    • O-Haus balance
    • Rulers and meter stick
    • Various glassware

The room also contains a LaserJet printer, an instructor PC, an Infocus projector, an Elmo document camera, an Apollo overhead projector, and an hp scanner.     

Typical experiments performed in this lab as part of TECH 324 are:

  • Measurement Lab
  • Static Head Hydroflo Simulation
  • Density Lab
  • Manometers & Barometers
  • Introduction to Instrucalc Software
  • Excel Graph and evaluation of Tank Hydrostatic Pressure (Tank is located in ETL-120)
  • Piping Material of Construction and Nomian Sizes
  • Calculations and Analysis of Design of Sowela Plant B Decanter
  • Excel Graphs of Positive Displacement Pump performance (Pump is located in ETL-120)

Computer software used in this lab as part of CHEM 245:

  • Computer-Based Training lessons for DEXTER
  • Quizzes and Final Test on the DEXTER lessons

PRTC 206 uses the Simtronics Process Simulation Software.  Typical lab exercises performed in in this lab are:

  • Distillation Expert Trainer (Instrumentation modules used as review)
  • Introduction to Simtronics Simulation System
  • Tank System Simulation Part II-VI
  • Startup of Tank System Test
  • Pumping System Simulation Part I-III
  • Mix Tank Simulation Part I-II
  • Heat Exchanger Simulation
  • Pre-employment Test Preparation

Typical experiments performed in PRTC 226 in this lab are:

  • Flash Tank:  Introduction
  • Flash Tank:  Troubleshooting & Introduction to Unit Operations
  • Unit Operations:  Controlling from the Schematics Page & Troubleshooting
  • Unit Operations:  Controlling from the Groups Page & Cold Startup
  • Unit Operations:  Troubleshooting & Introduction to Distillation
  • Distillation:  Improving Column Separation
  • Distillation:  Increasing Rates & Troubleshooting
  • Distillation:  Cold Startup & Troubleshooting
  • Distillation:  Troubleshooting
  • Methanol/Water Distillation Unit:  Startup, Operation and Shutdown & Introduction to Fired Heater
  • Pump Maintenance
Test:  Timed Startup of Distillation Unit

ETL 122 - Instrumentation and Controls Laboratory

This room houses 4 lab tables equipped with instrument air supply (0 to 60 psig); 24 volt regulated power supply; wrenches and screwdrivers. Test equipment includes Altek 4 to 20 mA simulators; Fluke volt-ohm-meters; Omega pressure testers; Transmatation pressure/current testers; Resistance decade boxes; Wallace & Ternian pressure/current testers; Rosemount pressure/temperature Calibrators; and instrument air regulators. In addition, it houses a Process Instrument Trainer and a Distributed Control System, a Bentley-Nevada Vibration system, and a variable speed pump with a mass flow meter.
ETL 122 is exclusively used by the Department of Engineering Technology to teach the following five courses:

INST - 101 Introduction to Process Control I Laboratory

This lab course uses equipment found in the Petrochemical industry such as Foxboro pneumatic pressure/flow transmitters and controllers; Rosemount electronic pressure/flow/temperature transmitters; Fisher and Rosemount I/P Transducers; Honeywell electronic transmitters; Moore electronic analog controllers; Foxboro digital controllers; Pressure gauges; Rotameters; and various control valves.
The INST 101 course stresses hands-on experiments while requiring written reports and teamwork and is required by all process technology and instrumentation technology students.
Typical experiments performed during this course include:

  • Fundamental Units & Techniques of Measurement
  • Safety Audit & Regulators
  • Pneumatic Pressure/Flow Transmitters
  • Pneumatic Controllers
  • Current/Pneumatic Transducers
  • Electronic Analog Pressure Transmitters
  • Electronic Analog Controllers
  • Digital Pressure/Flow Transmitters
  • Digital DP Level Transmitters
  • Bubbler Level Measurement
  • Thermocouples
  • Analog RTD Temperature Transmitters
  • Digital Temperature Transmitter using T/C and RTD's
  • Specific Gravity of Liquids

INST- 102 Introduction to Process Control II Laboratory

Typical experiments performed during this course using the equipment identified above include:

  • Flow Lab
  • Flow Rate from Variable Speed Pump
  • Infrared Thermometer
  • Coriolis Flow Meter
  • Vibration Analysis
  • Valves
  • Digital Programmable Controllers
  • Basic Control Simulation (with Drew 305)
  • Ratio Control (with Drew 305)
  • Cascade and FeedForward Control (with Drew 305)
  • Boiler Feedwater Control (with Drew 305)
  • pH Control (with Drew 305)
  • Simplified DCS Controls

Written lab reports and teamwork is required for this course. The course uses "Simtronics" software for its simulation needs.

INST- 224 Mechanical Measurement Principles Laboratory

Typical experiments performed during this course using the equipment identified above include:

  • Instrument Tubing, Valves and Fittings
  • Setting up Flow and Level Control on Trainer
  • Flow using Vortex, Mass Meter, Rotameter, and DP Transmitter
  • Pneumatic Transmitters/Controllers
  • Pneumatic Control Loops
  • Sizing Orifice Plates & Flow Nozzles for Liquids and Gases (with ETL-104)
  • Sizing Venturi Meters & Restrictive Orifices for Liquids and Gases (with ETL-104)
  • Sizing Relief Valves & Rupture Disks for Liquids and Gases (with ETL-104)
  • Sizing Control Valves for Liquids and Gases (with ETL-104)
  • Pipe Friction & Process Data Calculations (with ETL-104)
  • Process Instrument Trainer for Level
  • Process Instrument Trainer for Flow
  • Installation Details for Pressure/Flow Transmitters
  • Installation Details for D/P Level Transmitters

Written lab reports and teamwork is required for this course. The course uses "InstruCalc" and "Hydroflo" software for its simulation needs.

INST- 234 Electronic Instrumentation and Control Laboratory

Typical experiments performed during this course using the equipment identified above include:

  • Fundamental Control Theory Setup
  • Ratio Control Simulation (with Drew 305)
  • Cascade Control Simulation (with Drew 305)
  • pH Control Simulation using HCl and Caustic (with Drew 305)
  • BFW Control Simulation (with Drew 305)
  • Controls for Boiler Startup (with Drew 305)
  • Distributed Control System Setup
  • DCS Troubleshooting and Alarms
  • Level Control
  • Advanced Flow Measurement Techniques using D/P, Vortex, Mass Meter, and Magnetic Flow Transmitters
  • Simple DCS Programming
  • Pressure Drop Simulation
  • Input Device Sizing
  • Output Device Sizing
  • Flow Control Techniques

INST- 333:  Instrumentation Overview

Typical experiments performed during this course using the equipment identified above include:

  • Temperature control by comparator
  • Thermistors
  • Thermocouples
  • Temperature measurement and on-off control with op-amps
  • Smart pressure transmitters
  • Analog RTD temperature transmitters
  • Analog RTD temp transmitters (II)-resistance

DREW 229 - Teaching Computer Laboratory/Classroom

Drew Hall room 229 is the College's Teaching Computer Laboratory/Classroom. The room includes 30 computers dedicated to student use and 1 computer dedicated to the instructor. It is used by both, the Department of Engineering and the Department of Engineering Technology to teach courses/labs. In addition, the room includes a ceiling mounted projector connected to the instructor's computer, a Smartboard and an Elmo document camera that give the instructor a wide range of state-of-art equipment to present class material. Student work can be printed using a high output laser printer or a high-speed, E-size, graphics printer. All computers carry a wide range of software that is available for student/instructor use.

The lab is used for a selection of software-based experiments that are part of TECH334:  Control Systems Technology (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4), a required course for B.S. students in the Instrumentation concentration of Engineering Technology, and an elective for other B.S. Engineering Technology students.  It is also used to teach TECH104:  Technical Drawing (Lec. 1 Lab. 3 Cr. 2), a required course for A.S. and B.S. Engineering Technology students in the Electronics and Instrumentation concentrations.

Typical experiments performed in this lab for TECH334 using MATLAB and Simulink software are:

  1. Experimental Thermal Model of a House
  2. First and Second Order System Response
  3. Cruise Control Problem Using P and PI control

DREW 303 - Microcontroller Programming Laboratory / PC Lab

The Microcontroller Programming Laboratory is used to teach ELTR234:  Introduction to Microcontrollers and Programming  (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4) and ELTR310: Programming Microcontrollers (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4).  ELTR234 is a required lecture and lab course for the A.S. and B.S. Engineering Technology concentration in Electronics, while ELTR 310 is required for the B.S. Engineering Technology students in the Electronics and Instrumentation concentrations. 

The room is also used for PC-based experiments in INST244:  Electric Control Systems (Lec. 2 Lab. 3 Cr. 3), which is a required course for A.S. Engineering Technology students in the Instrumentation concentration.

Drew 303 contains an instructor PC, a ceiling-mounted Sharp projector, and 10 lab stations. Each station is equipped with a networked PC and lab equipment needed for the lab exercises, including:

  1. The StampWorks kit, which includes 35 experiments based on the BASIC Stamp® 2 microcontroller and the Parallax Basic Stamp Professional Development Board.
  2. PICMicro MCU Development kit

Typical experiments performed in ELTR 234 are:

  1. Getting started-install software, set up hardware, test the system
  2. Basic LED Control
  3. Display a Counter with LEDs
  4. Science Fiction LED Display
  5. LED Graph
  6. A Lighting Controller
  7. Digital Input- Pushbuttons (testing, reading and controlling)
  8. Scanning and Debouncing Multiple Inputs
  9. Count Events
  10. Digital Display-7-Segment LED Display (wiring, testing and controlling)
  11. Character LCDs
  12. Frequency Measurement
  13. Sound Effects
  14. Temperature Measurement
  15. Voltage Measurements

Typical experiments performed in ELTR 310 are:

  1. Intro to C Programming and the Visual C++ Development System
  2. Programming with Functions
  3. Scanf and Operators
  4. Control Statements
  5. Arrarys and Strings
  6. Intro to PIC Hardware and the compiler
  7. C Program Structure & Debugging
  8. Analog to Digital Conversion with the PIC
  9. Using EEPROM and the RS-232 Port
  10. Using an I2C Temperature Sensor and 7-Segment Display
  11. Timers & Interrupts

A selection of the lab experiments in INST244 are PC-based, such as:

  1. Electrical safety
  2. DC motor and Generator Animation, Energy-Efficient Motors
  3. Solenoids and Relays - MCTrainer software
  4. Two-wire control / Three-wire control - MCTrainer software
  5. Basic Timing Functions (MCTrainer software)

DREW 304 - Process Equipment Laboratory

The Process Equipment Lab is used for a number of Process Plant Technology lecture and labs courses as well as selection of temperature controller-based experiments that are part of TECH334:  Control Systems Technology (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4), and INST333:  Instrumentation Overview (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4).  TECH334 is a required course for B.S. students in the Instrumentation concentration of Engineering Technology, and an elective for other B.S. Engineering Technology students.  INST333 is required course for B.S. students in the Electronics concentration of Engineering Technology.

This lab contains process equipment cutaways and demonstration models, which are used primarily to illustrate equipment operating principles for the Process Plant program, but also houses a PROCON Temperature Process Control System 38-002, which is manufactured by Feedback Instruments and is used in INST333 and TECH334. 

Typical experiments performed in this room for TECH 334 are:

  1. Controller Familiarization and Calibration (Feedback Temperature Controller)
  2. Proportional Control of Temperature (Feedback Temperature Controller)
  3. PID Control of Temperature (Feedback Temperature Controller)

Typical experiments performed in this room using for INST 333 are:

  1. ON/OFF heater control (Feedback Temperature Controller)
  2. Heat exchanger (Feedback Temperature Controller)

DREW 305 - Process Control Simulation Laboratory / PC Lab

The Process Control Simulation Lab is used for a selection of simulation and other PC-based experiments that are part of TECH334:  Control Systems Technology (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4), and for INST333:  Instrumentation Overview (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4).  TECH334 is a required course for B.S. students in the Instrumentation concentration of Engineering Technology, and an elective for other B.S. Engineering Technology students.  INST333 is required course for B.S. students in the Electronics concentration of Engineering Technology.

Simtronics, a process control simulation package, is used for a selection of experiments that are part of INST 102 (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4) Introduction to Process Control II and INST 234 (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4) Electronic Instrumentation and Control, which are both required courses for A.S. and B.S. Engineering Technology students in the Instrumentation concentration.

Drew 305 contains 20 networked PCs, an instructor PC, a ceiling-mounted Sharp projector, and a laser printer.

Typical experiments performed in this room for TECH 334 are:

  1. Measurement and Statistics
  2. Control System Response to Disturbance (Setpoint change)

Typical experiments performed in this room for INST 333 are:

  1. Basic Concepts in Measurements and Instrumentation 
  2. Basic control simulation
  3. Control System Response to Disturbance (Setpoint change)

DREW 317 - Computer Networking Lab

Courses taught in this room are ELTR-202 Communication Systems, and ELTR-212 Computer Networking Fundamentals which are required courses for Electronics Concentration. 
For ELTR-202 experiments the room is equipped with three (3) TCOM TRAINER TCM 200 which emulate the different signals and connections a technician must know to service and troubleshoot problems in the voice communication path.  Three sets of tools are available for the student to practice skills making connections using the most common block types and building cables following standards. Fiber-optic cable testers are also available to measure attenuation and other parameters in a fiber-optic transmission line.
For ELTR-212 labs the room is equipped with a total of four computer networking workstations, each of them containing one computer, one Ethernet switch, and one router.  The following equipment is available:
Routers:  Four (4) Cisco 2801, one (1) Cisco 2600, and one (1) Cisco 2800 Series.
Ethernet Switches:  Cisco Catalyst:  two (2) 1900, one (1) 2900, and five (5) 2950.
The student can practice the configuration of different devices using the command line interface  and determine the right cables for the different types interfaces.  Computers are not only used as console to configure devices but they are also used as terminals to test connectivity in a network.
Typical experiments performed during the mentioned courses include:

ELTR-202 Communication Systems

  • Direct Cable connection using RS-232 interface
  • Punch-down tool and punch-down blocks
  • Telephone set function
  • Wire resistance
  • Crosstalk
  • Coaxial Cable
  • Fiber-optic Cable
  • Protocol Analysis
  • UTP Termination: The 586A Standard, Crossover and rollover Cable
  • The Ethernet switch

ELTR-212 Computer Networking Fundamentals:

  • Build and test Ethernet Cables: Straight-through and crossover
  • Build simple LAN network using Ethernet switches
  • Configuration of an Ethernet switch using console and CLI
  • Remote configuration of an Ethernet switch through Telnet
  • Design an addressing scheme for a simple network with routers using subnetting
  • Build and test a network based on routers
  • Configuration of a router using the command line interface
  • Implementation of routing protocols in a network
  • Configuration and testing of a  wireless LAN device
  • Troubleshooting

DREW 327 Advanced Electronics Laboratory

The Advanced Electronics Laboratory is used to teach ELTR209:  Operational Amplifiers and Linear Circuits (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4), ELTR210:  Digital Electronics (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4), ELTR314:  Advanced Measurements (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4), ELTR414:  Advanced Digital Electronics (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4).  ELTR209 and 210 are required lecture and lab courses for the A.S. Engineering Technology concentration in Electronics, while all four are required for B.S. Engineering Technology students in the Electronics concentrations.  ELTR210 is a required lecture and lab course for the A.S. concentration in Instrumentation, ELTR314 for B.S. students in the Instrumentation concentration, with ELTR414 being an elective for those B.S. students.

The lab is also used for a selection of circuits-related experiments that are part of TECH334:  Control Systems Technology (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4), and for INST333:  Instrumentation Overview (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4).  TECH334 is required course for B.S. students in the Instrumentation concentration of Engineering Technology, and an elective for other B.S. Engineering Technology students.  INST333 is required course for B.S. students in the Electronics concentration of Engineering Technology.

Drew 327 houses 10 lab stations. Each station is equipped with a networked PC and bench lab equipment needed for the lab exercises, including:

  1. HP33120A Digital Function Generator
  2. DSO3120A Digital Storage Oscilloscope or the pre-Rita HP54603B Digital Oscilloscopes
  3. Agilent E3620A Dual DC Power Supplies
  4. Meterman 33XR handheld DMMs
  5. NUS Digital Trainers
  6. Logic Probes
  7. Altera UP2 Programmable Logic Devices University Boards

The room also contains wire kits, leads, breadboards, resistors, and capacitors needed to run the lab experiments.  It also contains soldering irons and assorted soldering equipment needed for project courses and other lab experiments in which soldering is needed.  Finally, the room also contains a LaserJet printer, an instructor PC, a ceiling-mounted Sharp projector, an Agilent 16801A Logic Analyzer, an HP1631D Logic Analyzer, (2) BK 2630 Spectrum Analyzers, and (2) Agilent 8848A Signal Generators

Typical experiments performed in ELTR 209 are:

  1. Measuring and Reading Waveforms
  2. Measuring and Reading Waveforms, Part II
  3. Open Loop Op Amp Circuits
  4. The Op Amp Inverting Amplifier
  5. The Op Amp Non-inverting Amplifier
  6. Op Amp Circuits Simulated on National Instruments' Multisim
  7. Op Amp Comparators
  8. Op Amp Square Wave Generators
  9. Multisim Signal Generators and AC-to-DC Conversion
  10. The 555 Timer IC as a One-Shot and an Oscillator

Typical experiments performed in ELTR 210 are:

  1. Conversions Between Numbering Systems
  2. Basic Diode and Transistor Circuits/Equipment and Components
  3. And/Or Gates
  4. Enable/Disable Circuits
  5. Inverting Logic
  6. Boolean Reduction
  7. DeMorgan's Theorem
  8. Karnaugh Mapping
  9. Exclusive-Or, Exclusive-Nor Gates
  10. Code Converters
  11. Arithmetic Circuits
  12. Introduction to Flip-Flops

Typical experiments performed in ELTR314 are:

  1. Measuring and Reading Waveforms
  2. Sine Wave RMS & Phase Measurements
  3. Advanced Scope Techniques
  4. Frequency Counters
  5. Digital-to-Analog Converters
  6. Analog-to-Digital Converters
  7. Power Supply Measurements
  8. Logic Analyzers
  9. Circuits for Electronic Measurements
  10. Spectrum Analyzers

Typical experiments performed in ELTR414 are:

  1. Intro to the Altera Max+PlusII Development System using Logic Gate circuits.
  2. Boolean:  Laws, Principles, and Rules
  3. Implementing Logic Designs
  4. Parity circuits
  5. Encoders and Decoders
  6. Intro to the Altera University Board
  7. Muxes and Demuxes
  8. Asynchronous Counters
  9. Synchronous Counters and 7-segment Displays
  10. Synchronous Counters as Frequency Dividers

Typical experiments performed in this lab for TECH334 are:

  1. Phase Difference 
  2. Control System Response to Disturbance (Setpoint change)
  3. Transfer Function, Step Response of a First-Order System

Typical experiments performed in this lab for INST333 are:

  1. Analog signal conditioning (1) low-pass filter characteristics
  2. Analog signal conditioning (2) operational amplifiers
  3. Digital Signal Conditioning-ADC and DAC

DREW 328 - Programmable Logic Controller Laboratory

The Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Laboratory is used to teach INST304 (Lec. 3 Lab. 3 Cr. 4), which is a required lecture and lab course for B.S. Engineering Technology students in the Instrumentation concentration and is an elective for Electronics students.  It used to teach ENGR 475 (Lab. 3 Cr. 1) which complements the ENGR 430 - Systems and Control course (Lec. 3 Cr. 3).  It is also used to introduce A.S. Engineering Technology students in the Instrumentation concentration to PLCs as part of INST244:  Electrical Control Systems (Lec. 2 Lab. 3 Cr. 4).

The material covered in INST304 covers types of PLCs, PLC hardware components, ladder logic programming, programming of timers and counters, forcing inputs and outputs, comparison instructions, and PLC installation practices and troubleshooting.

Drew 328 houses 7 stations. Each station is equipped with an Allen-Bradley SLC 500, which is a popular PLC found in industry.  Each PLC is mounted on a standard Hubbell rack and has a PC interfaced to the PLC to develop and test PLC programs.  All 7 stations use RSLogix 500 software to develop and test PLC programs, and the LogixPro PLC simulator to create an even larger variety of PLC programs. 

Four of the PLC stations have the following configuration:

  • SLC 5/03 CPU module in a four-slot PLC chassis
  • 8 toggle switches for discrete inputs
  • 8 LEDs for discrete outputs
  • 1 Normally Open pushbutton
  • 1 Normally Closed pushbutton
  • 1 AC input module
  • 1 Relay output module, using 24V as an output voltage
  • 1 Thermocouple module used to measure temperature

One of these four stations is also connected to the Feedback 34-100 Conveyor system and additional modules, such as analog I/O modules, are available to create other PLC configurations.

Three of the PLC stations have the following configuration:

  • SLC 5/04 CPU module in a seven-slot PLC chassis
  • 4 toggle switches for discrete inputs
  • 4 LEDs for discrete outputs
  • 1 AC input module
  • 1 TTL input module
  • 1 TTL output module
  • 1 Relay output module, using 24V as an output voltage
  • 1 Thermocouple module used to measure temperature
  • 1 Analog I/O module

Typical PLC experiments performed in the INST304 and ENGR 475 courses are:

  1. Introduction to LogixPro PLC simulation software and ladder logic programming
  2. Fundamentals of PLC logic and converting relay logic to PLC programs
  3. Programming with NO and NC input devices and replacement of control relays
  4. LogixPro simulation of mechanical system control and garage door control
  5. LogixPro simulation of traffic control systems
  6. Programming of timers and counters
  7. Introduction to RSLogix and the PLC racks to seal outputs and control outputs with timers and counters.
  8. Thermocouples, Forcing and Faults on a PLC
  9. PLC control of the Feedback 34-100 Conveyor System
  10. Timer-based cooling tower control system
  11. PLC clock-based cooling tower control system
  12. PLC-based programming of a washing machine timing system

Typical PLC experiments performed in this lab as part of INST244 are:

  1. Basic PLC Programming
  2. Basic PLC Programming II