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INDUSTRIAL MECHANICAL SYSTEMS TRAINING

These courses explain the fundamental concepts of mechanical maintenance for individuals in the manufacturing environment. The course content addresses basic components used in mechanical systems, explains the concepts such as force and work, and emphasizes the importance of lubrication. Intermediate level course compare applications for mechanical components within each category and also address how to quantify and compare power variables. Just about every Manufacturing process involves some type of motion that you will learn throughout these courses.

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL CONTROLS TRAINING

These essential courses offer practical, real world examples that illustrate how electricity is distributed and used in plants and facilities. The courses teach students how to use electrical test equipment in their everyday jobs. The goal of these basic electrical courses teach students how to reduce electrical equipment downtime, improve overall efficiency and safety, and fix problems on their own.

Industrial Electrical Controls Training: Part 1

  • Lesson 1: Industrial Electricity Fundamentals
    This Lesson is 3-hour lecture with demonstrations and 2 hours hands-on training.

    • General Electrical Safety
    • Discuss the fundamental principles for electron flow
    • Explain the basic application of common electrical terminology
    • Identify the properties of electrical materials
    • Explain how electricity is generated
    • Discuss the basics of power distribution systems
    • Know the different between single phase and three phase electricity
    • Discus differences between pictorial drawings, wiring diagrams, schematic diagrams, and line diagrams, block diagrams and flow charts
    • State the five basic components of basic electrical circuit
    • Understand how to draw a circuit using the five basic components of basic electrical circuit
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Perform wire striping and terminations exercise
  • Lesson 2: Electrical Control Circuits and Symbols
    • Discus basic rules for line diagrams
    • Explain the structure and identify the components of the signal, decision and action sections of a control circuit.
    • Understand the structure and wiring methods of basic control devices
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments for reading, drawing, and identifying circuit components
    • Describe the different parts of pushbuttons, selector switches, limit switches
    • Design, hard wire, and operate simple controls circuits to demonstrate understanding of fundamental control logic
    • Explain logic functions for AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR and Memory applications in control circuits
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Design, hard wire, and operate moderate controls circuits to demonstrate understanding of AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR and Memory applications in control circuits.
  • Lesson 3: Electrical Control Logic Fundamentals
    This Lesson is 2-hour lecture with demonstrations and 3 hours hands-on training

    • Explain the difference between a manual control circuit and an automatic control circuit
    • Explain the operation and application of solenoids, relays, contactors and motor starters
    • Describe the operation and application of control relays, contactors, and industrial contactors
    • Discuss basic circuit design and application for manual and automated control circuits
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Design simple controls circuits using manual and automatic control devices; including control relays, and industrial contactors.

Industrial Electrical Controls Training: Part 2

  • Lesson 4: Electrical Controls Circuit Operations and Troubleshooting
    This Lesson is 2-hour lecture with demonstrations and 3 hours hands-on training

    • Describe the circuit designs, operations and application of automatic control devices:
    • Explain the wiring methods and terminations required for various manual and automated control circuit devices
    • Identify electrical circuit symptoms through logical analysis
    • Understanding of basic electrical test equipment and applications
    • Voltage, Current, and Continuity testing methods
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Make circuit connections and perform circuit testing and troubleshooting for given electrical failures.
  • Lesson 5: Automatic Devices and Applications
    This Lesson is 2-hour lecture with demonstrations and 3 hours hands-on training

    • Describe the circuit designs, operations and application of automatic control devices:
    • Explain the wiring methods and terminations required for various manual and automated control circuit devices
    • Describe the circuit designs, operations and application of timers, counters, and interlocking Control Circuits
    • Explain the wiring methods and terminations required for timers, counters, and interlocking Control Circuits
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Design, hard wire, and operate controls circuits using manual and automatic control devices including control relays, contactors and motor starters
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Design, hard wire, and operate timers, counters, and interlocking Control Circuits
  • Lesson 6: AC/ DC Motors
    This Lesson is 2-hour lecture with demonstrations and 3 hours hands-on training

    • Identify the basic components and operating principles of DC Motors
    • Identify the basic components and operating principles of AC single phase and three phase motors
    • Define basic terms related to electrical motor performance, installation, and maintenance
    • Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Installation and wiring of single phase and three phase AC motors, including control circuit.
    • Perform basic motor testing and troubleshooting.

Programmable Logic Controllers Training

This course is designed for the entry level PLC or Electrical Technician that have a working knowledge of Electrical Control Circuits, Ladder Diagram and Controls Logic.

Module 1:

This week is 3-hour lecture with demonstrations. 2-hour hands-on Lab work

  • Programmable Logic Controllers Overview
    • PLC Principles of Operation
    • Discuss PLC software types, classifications and applications
    • Identify and discuss functions of all PLC components
    • Discuss common terminology used in PLC applications
  • PLC Hardware Components
    • I/O Components
    • Discrete, Analog, I/O Modules
    • Central Processing Unit
    • Memory Design and Types
  • PLC Numbering Systems
    • Discuss and convert values using Decimal, Binary, Octal, Hexadecimal and Binary Coded Decimal
    • Explain Binary Concept and Boolean Logic
    • Discuss the operation of the following logic gates: AND, OR, NAND, NOR, XOR, XNOR, NOT

Hands on Assignment: Complete worksheets and assessment; identifying PLC components and their functions and numbering systems.

 

Module 2:

This week is 2.5-hour lecture/ demonstration and 2.5-hour hands-on Lab work

  • Fundamentals of Logic
    • Discuss and execute relay instructions including Examine if Closed/Normally Open, Examine if Open/Normally Closed, Output/Coil
    • Discuss the addressing for bit level instructions
    • Ladder Logic vs Relay Logic Instructions
    • Discuss relay logic in comparison to PLC logic
    • Explain the conversion process form Relay Logic (ladder diagrams) to PLC programming

Hands on Assignment: Use PLC simulation software to design, construct and operate a PLC project for a given application.

 

Module 3:

This week is 2-hour lecture with demonstrations. 3-hour hands-on Lab work

  • Basics of Programming
    • Processor Memory Organization; Program Files, Data Files
    • Program Scan
    • PLC Programming Languages
    • Bit-Level Logic Instructions
    • Instruction Addressing
    • Branch Instructions
    • Internal Relay Instructions
    • XIO and XIC Instruction

Perform hands-on Lab assignments: Write assigned PLC Programs for LogixPro simulation.