Industrial Controls and Manufacturing
CMPE Degree: This course is for the CMPE degree.
EE Degree: This course is for the EE degree.
Lab Hours: 0 supervised lab hours and 0 unsupervised lab hours.
Prerequisites: ECE 3085/3550
Catalog DescriptionStudents are introduced to industrial controls and the fundamentals of
manufacturing with hands-on experience based on lab projects using
industry software and hardware for communications and control.
Crosslisted with TFE 4761.
Student OutcomesIn the parentheses for each Student Outcome:
"P" for primary indicates the outcome is a major focus of the entire course.
“M” for moderate indicates the outcome is the focus of at least one component of the course, but not majority of course material.
“LN” for “little to none” indicates that the course does not contribute significantly to this outcome.
1. ( ) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
2. ( ) An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
3. ( ) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
4. ( ) An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
5. ( ) An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
6. ( ) An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
7. ( ) An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
Strategic Performance Indicators (SPIs)
Process Control (5 weeks)
Introduction to process control
Discrete Logic Control (4 weeks)
Ladder logic diagrams
Applications of discrete logic control
Fundamentals of Manufacturing (2 and 1/2 weeks)
Types of production
Production concepts and models
Flow line analysis
Manufacturing Control Systems (2 and 1/2 weeks)