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Automated Systems Troubleshooting

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This new course is intended for technology-minded students to learn the basic troubleshooting procedures for automated systems. The curriculum throughout this course will specifically focus on the fundamental electrical concepts that are necessary to gain the proper skills needed to interpret readings on various pieces of test equipment used in troubleshooting. A focus on the concept of utilizing PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) to aid in the troubleshooting process will also be taught.

Class Details

24 Sessions
Weekly - Tue, Thu

Cuyahoga Valley Career Center




Please read:  Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be familiar with: • Safety as it pertains to an automated system • Common electrical practices • NEMA symbols • IEC symbols • Control circuit pilot devices • Grounding • Wire color code and enclosure routing • Wire ampacity • Relay contacts’ “Normal” state • Electromechanical relays, contactors and motor starters • Auxiliary contact • Hard-wired electrical circuits (wye-delta motor starters, interlocks, etc.) • Timing relays • Test instruments (DMM, Megohmmeter , PLC) • Single-phase AC motors • Three-phase AC motors • PLC input/output instructions (XIC, XIC, OTE)



Registration Closes On
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/28/2019)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/10/2019 - 12/3/2019 Weekly - Tue, Thu 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Brecksville, Cuyahoga Valley Career Center  Map TBA TBA