In this interactive and animated object, learners study how to wire field devices to a PLC sourcing input module. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Learners examine the animated Timer-On Delay instruction and the Timer-Off Delay instruction of a PLC timer. A brief quiz completes the activity.
The learner will understand the operation and configuration of various types of PLC output modules and how they're used.
In this animated object, learners examine how to wire field devices to a PLC sinking input module.
In this animated object, learners examine how to use a programmable logic controller as an alternative to hardwiring a ladder logic circuit.
Learners examine the two methods used by programmable logic controllers to perform a counting operation using addition or counter instructions. A brief quiz completes the activity.
In this animated object, learners study the problems that develop if the scan time of a PLC is too slow.
Learners examine an animated view of the operation and programming requirements of a PLC Examine-On instruction. A brief quiz completes the activity.
In this animated object, learners examine the operation and programming requirements of a PLC Examine-Off instruction. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Learners study an animated PLC counting operation and examine how the count is automatically reset.
Learners view an animation showing the one-shot operation of a programmable logic controller.
Learners study the method of cascading two or more PLC timers to extend their time capacity.
Learners observe how to cascade PLC counters to extend the maximum count of one counter.
Learners study the descriptions of the three words in a PLC timer: EN, DN, and TT. They then test their knowledge in a brief quiz.
In this animated learning object, students examine the addresses of PLC elements and how they pertain to I/O connections and internal memory files.
Learners examine how a PLC Timer-Off instruction is used in the operation of an automotive paint booth.
In this interactive object, learners view a practical application of a PLC Timer-On function.
Learners examine the conventional current flow at a PLC input module, along with the field devices connected to it. This interactive object includes quiz questions and feedback.
In this animated object, learners examine how PLC up/down-counters are used to control an automated parking lot gate.
In this animated object, learners examine three data compare instructions used by programmable logic controllers (PLCs). A practical application to show how these instructions are used in an industrial setting is provided.