Principles of PLC's Ladder Logic [LD] Programming
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Principles of PLC's Ladder Logic [LD] Programming

Understand and apply Ladder Logic [LD] Principles for PLC's Programming.
4.2 (9 ratings)
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Last updated 4/2017
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Includes:
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Interpret relay logic and convert to ladder logic
  • Understand the basic architecture of PLC's
  • Apply ladder logic instructions including timers and counters
  • Set up and interface PLC with programming devices
  • Design commonly used PLC's ladder logic applications
  • Test and troubleshoot basic ladder logic programs
  • Utilize industry standard software and programming techniques
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Requirements
  • Able to read and communicate in English
  • Basic mathematics
  • Basic computer skills
  • electrical and electronic schematics
  • Basic knowledge of PLC theory
Description

The Principles of PLC's Ladder Logic [LD] Programming course will teach you practical aspects of industrial controls and automation. The course provides a solid background in relay logic controls, digital computer logic, ladder logic instructions and commands.

This practical ladder logic programming class presents some of the most common ladder logic designs and programs to automate industrial processes and machines The course will provide instructions to download a working copy of three types of industrial software required to design ladder logic and program automation controllers.

You can learn the fundamentals of ladder logic programming in matter of 5-10 hours and become knowledgeable about ladder logic programming. The course will take you from basic principles to intermediate and commonly used ladder logic programming applications.

In essence you will learn: Basic relay logic and ladder logic for PLC programming, Technical terminology about ladder logic for PLC programming, 24 Video lectures about relay logic and ladder logic PLC programming, Over 10 hours of rich relay logic and ladder logic PLC programming content, From basic PLC architecture to design and debugging of ladder logic programs, Instructions to Free industrial software for Ladder Logic Design and Programming

Anyone interested in understanding automation and specifically industrial controls will benefit from taking the Principles of PLC's ladder logic programming.

Who is the target audience?
  • Any student, professional, Technician, Engineer
  • Anyone interested in basic PLC ladder logic programming
  • Hobyist with desire to learn to program PLC controllers
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Curriculum For This Course
25 Lectures
04:49:23
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Introduction to PLC fundamentals
4 Lectures 30:24

Software you can use to learn and practice ladder logic programming

Free Resources
00:11

Resources needed for this course

Course resources
1 question

Identify and describe what a PLC is.

Preview 10:05

What is a plc and what is used for?

Intro to PLC's
1 question

7 Reasons to justify the use of PLC's to automate processes.

Justifying the use of PLC's
12:41

Why use PLC's

Justifying the use of PLC's
1 question

Understand the PLC system architecture.

Architecture of a PLC system
07:27

how is the PLC layout

Architecture of a PLC system
1 question
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Understand Relay Logic for Ladder Logic
7 Lectures 01:33:35

Identify and describe the rules for relay logic as the base for Ladder Logic.

Relay logic terminology
13:08

What is the definition of relay logic

Relay logi terms
5 questions

Identify, describe and utilize standard relay logic symbols in relay logic schematics.

Relay Logic Symbols and Schematics
12:01

What are relay logic symbols

Relay Logic Symbols
3 questions

Identify, describe and utilize relay logic configurations to build relay logic schematics.

Electrical Schematic conversion to Relay Logic
14:57

how are electrical schematics converted to relay logic

Electrical Schematic conversion to Relay Logic
1 question

Understand and utilize relay logic diagrams and schematics in control systems.

Diagrams and Schematics in Relay Logic
14:31

what are diagrams and schematics

Diagrams and Schematics in Relay Logic
1 question

Identify and utilize the rules and procedures for design of relay logic systems design.

Preview 11:10

what are the rules for relay logic diagrams

Rules for Relay Logic Design
2 questions

Identify and utilize the logic procedures for relay design of industrial control systems.

Relay Logic Design for Industrial Controls
14:55

the steps for relay logic design

Relay Logic Design for Industrial Controls
2 questions

Identify, describe and utilize the digital logic rules and symbols to build ladder logic programs.

Digital Computer Logic
12:53

how does a PLC operates.

Digital Computer Logic
1 question
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Ladder Logic Programming Instructions
7 Lectures 01:47:57

Understand the basic concept of Ladder Logic Programming.

Basic Ladder Logic Programming
11:50

the basics of LD

Basic Ladder Logic Programming
3 questions

Identify, describe and utilize the procedures to set up a PLC system.

PLC's System Set UP
22:42

steps to set the system up

PLC's System Set UP
4 questions

Using internal instructions to control output devices.

Bit Level Ladder Logic Programming Instructions
21:15

Input bit level

Bit Level Ladder Logic
2 questions

Digital logic principles to implement ladder logic programs.

Digital Logic and Ladder Logic Equivalent
15:51

This quiz covers the concept of digital and ladder

Digital Logic and Ladder Logic Equivalent
3 questions

Identify, describe and utilize time based Ladder Logic programming commands.

Preview 11:27

timer types

Time Based Ladder Logic Commands
2 questions

The principles of operation and programming of timers.

Programming TImers in Ladder logic
11:29

Timers are word based instructions
1 question

Identify, describe and utilize count driven Ladder Logic Programming commands and instructions,

Counting Based Ladder Logic Programming
13:23

Counter types

Counting Based Ladder Logic Programming
2 questions
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Design and Programming of PLC Applications
7 Lectures 57:25

This demonstration will provide ladder logic design of common control solutions

Preview 11:11

This demonstration provides design of commonly used timed control solutions

Adding Jogging control to Start-Stop
07:46

Use of counters in ladder logic programming

Forward and Reverse program control in LD
14:56

Use of On delay timers to control one or more output devices.

TImer ON Delay Control Program
07:34

Using Off delay timers to control output devices.

Timer OFF Delay Control Program in LD
05:01

Application of Up and Down counters in controlling output loads.

Up and Down Counter Control Program
05:41

Design of trafic control program using On delay timers.

Trafic Control Program in LD
05:16
About the Instructor
EDS. Oscar A. Rodriguez
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10,395 Students
6 Courses
College Professor & STEM Int'l Education Consultant

Oscar “Dr.O” Rodriguez's academic credentials include a combination of international teaching and consulting in engineering and technology. He holds undergraduate degrees in engineering technology (electronics, robotics and instrumentation), a Master's of science in electronics & computers, a Specialist and doctoral degree in instructional systems and technology management. Additionally Dr. Rodriguez holds various technical professional certifications in electronics manufacturing, advanced manufacturing technologies, fiber optics, renewable energy, and robotics.

Dr. Rodriguez's background and interest includes: Mechatronics Engineering--Electronics Automation Systems and Robotics--Distance, Online and Computer Aided Engineering Education--International Technology Transfer and Workforce Development--K-16 Engineering and Technology Education.

He has taught engineering and technology for almost 15 years both at corporate sites and college campuses on both cases using a variety of instructional methods including online and distance as well as computer assisted techniques. Additionally he has developed and implemented numerous STEM projects in the U.S. and Latin America.

Dr. Rodriguez loves teaching and learning, it is a great way to share with others and keep himself committed to lifelong learning.

He looks forward to serving and sharing with many lifelong learners!

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Biografía del Instructor

Las credenciales académicas de Oscar “Dr.O” Rodriguez incluyen una combinación de experiencia docente y de consultoría internacional en ingeniería y tecnología. Él tiene títulos de pregrado y postgrado en electrónica, robótica, computación e instrumentación, especialista y doctorado en tecnologías educativas. Además el Dr. Rodriguez posee varias certificaciones técnicas en manufactura electrónica, tecnologías de la manufactura moderna, fibras ópticas, energía renovable y robótica.

El Dr. Rodriguez realiza investigación en ingeniería mecatrónica, automatización y robótica, educación a distancia y en línea, transferencia tecnológica, desarrollo de la fuerza de trabajo y educación en las ingenierías y tecnologías.

Con más de 15 años de experiencia combinada en la docencia y la industria, en distintas organizaciones corporativas, también habiendo utilizado diversidad de métodos modernos de instrucción, y habiendo implementado numerosos proyectos en Norte America y América Latina, el Dr. Rodriguez está aquí para ensenar y aprender con aquellos comprometidos con el aprendizaje continuo.

El espera servir y compartir con todos aquellos que están dispuestos aprender continuamente!