Operations, Supply Chain & Business Analytics

Introduction to PLC and Industrial Automation

Learning about Industrial automation and PLC controllers can help in providing new opportunities for engineering students, new grads, and people who already work in the field or have interest in a career shift to the industrial field. With the fast merging of automated factories, robotics, and Industry 4.0, learning new skills in this area means more opportunities.

In this short course, instructor Zara Khalil introduces you to PLC controllers and programming, and industrial automation, sharing insights and points of interest, without overwhelming you with specialized topics. Zara first covers industrial automation and its main levels. Then, she gets into the basics of PLC ladder logic programming. Finally, she demonstrates two practical demos to see how the program works.

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