2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
EGR 450 - Manufacturing Control Systems
An introduction to the control of machines and processes widely used in manufacturing. Topics include programmable logic controllers, actuators and sensors for discrete and continuous systems, structured design techniques, memory structures, data handling functions, A/D and D/A converters, data communications, and hierarchical control. The technical issues involved in implementing control schemes are discussed. Laboratory. (0-3-3) Offered spring/summer semester. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in EGR 345. Admitted to interdisciplinary, mechanical, or product design and manufacturing engineering major.