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2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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EGR 550 - 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) Crosslisted with EGR 450. Offered spring/summer semester. Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in EGR 345 or admission to the graduate program.

Credits: 4

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