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2019-2020 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) Cross-listed with EGR 550. Offered spring/summer semester. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in EGR 314, or EGR 345, or EGR 346 admission to the graduate program, and admitted to interdisciplinary, mechanical, or product design and manufacturing engineering major.