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The list below encompasses topics of exact detail discussed in each video.
BASIC SWITCHES
  • the basis of all control systems
  • types of switches

PLC DIGITAL INPUT CARDS
  • what is inside of them
  • how do they work
  • what do they do for you

HARD WIRING SWITCHES - N.O. vs N.C.
  • big safety issue
  • normally open vs. normally closed
  • when do you use one over the other


DC INPUT CARDS
  • what is inside of them
  • how do they work
  • what do they do for you

LOGICAL "AND" CIRCUIT
  • what is an "AND"
  • how to wire it
  • what logical does it perform


MECHANICAL vs. SOLID STATE SWITCH
  • what is the difference
  • what is bounce
  • how does the input card handle bounce

LOGICAL "OR" CIRCUIT
  • what is an "OR"
  • how to wire it
  • what logical does it perform


PLC DIGITAL OUTPUT CARDS
  • what is inside of them
  • how do they work
  • what do they do for you

COMBO "AND" & "OR" CIRCUIT
  • what is an combo "AND" & "OR"
  • how to wire it
  • what logical does it perform


3 BASIC FUNDAMENTALS OF PLC'S
  • understanding the "BLACK BOX"
  • 3 "must" know items about PLC's
  • Basic principals on how they work
  • Items you must know to be successful

RELAYS - CONTACTORS & OVERLOADS
  • what is a relay
  • what is a contactor
  • how do they work
  • what sizes do they come in


SCAN TIME
  • what is it
  • how does it work
  • what you need to know about it

GENERAL SENSOR INFO & SENSOR OUTPUTS
  • what is a sensor
  • how many types of sensors are there
  • what is the final output of the sensor & how does it work


WHICH PLC MODEL DO YOU NEED
  • what determines which model to buy
  • how many I\O do you need
  • do you need floating point math

DIGITAL SENSOR OVERVIEW
  • what is a digital sensor
  • how does it work
  • what does it give the user


PLC ADDRESSING
  • what is it
  • how does it work
  • what you need to know about it

RELAY vs. TRIAC vs. TRANSISTOR OUTPUTS
  • what is a relay - triac - transistor output
  • how do they work
  • what are the differences


PLC CPU MEMORY TYPE'S
  • type of memory used in a PLC
  • why do you care
  • what you need to know

DIGITAL SENSORS A.C. TYPE
  • how A.C. sensor outputs work
  • what do they offer
  • how to apply them


WRAP UP
  • were do you go from here
  • what is next
  • how do proceed in the PLC
DIGITAL SENSORS D.C. TYPE
  • sinking vs. sourcing outputs
  • performance
  • polarity



DIGITAL SENSORS D.C. TYPE
  • sinking vs. sourcing outputs
  • performance
  • polarity



ANALOG SENSORS
  • what are they
  • how do they work
  • how can you use them
  • how to apply them



SERIAL SENSORS
  • what are they
  • how do they work







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Intro PLC 101 Table of Contents of Videos