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Interdisciplinary Automation and Control in a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Laboratory
Jack Toporovsky, Christine Hempowicz, Tarek M. Sobh
Pages - 79 - 85     |    Revised - 25-02-2010     |    Published - 08-04-2010
Volume - 4   Issue - 1    |    Publication Date - March 2010  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
engineering education, interdisciplinaryh lab courses, programmable logic controllers, robotics
ABSTRACT
The University of Bridgeport's SChool of Engineering created a new PLC Industrial Control Lab to accommodate lab-based, hands-on training using different types of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). The Lab and associated courses were designed to meet ABET's EC2000 standards and prepare students for the workforce.
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Professor Jack Toporovsky
University of Bridgeport - United States of America
ytoporov@bridgeport.edu
Mr. Christine Hempowicz
University of Bridgeport - United States of America
Dr. Tarek M. Sobh
University of Bridgeport - United States of America