Dec 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
  
2020-2021 Catalog
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ECME470 - Marine Plant Automation and Controls


Credits: 2.5

This course covers the fundamental control theory and the application of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s)to the automation of marine power plants and equipment, as well as connection to human-machine interface devices (HMI) with supervisory control and data acquisition systems(SCADA). The course includes a background in instrumentation, wiring, ladder-logic programming, and interfacing between personal computers and PLC’s for downloading, executing, and troubleshooting programs, and integration into conventional shipboard systems

Prerequisites: ECME 400 
2 class hours a week
3 laboratory hours every other week



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