Fall 2020 Course Syllabus
Course: INTC-2336- Section: 12
Distributed Control and Programmable Logic
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Instructor Information
Instructor George Bohn
E-mailbohngw@lamarpa.edu
Phone(409) 984-6391
Office
Location:Umphrey Industrial Technology Center - Room: 201 C
Hours:MW 9 - 10, TR 12 - 2, F 8 - 10/12 - 2
Department
Business and Industrial Technology
Chair:Sheila Guillot
E-mail:guillsr@lamarpa.edu
Phone:(409) 984-6381

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Course Information
Description An overview of distributed control systems including configuration of programmable logic controllers, smart transmitters, and field communicators. Functions of digital systems in a process control environment.
Prerequisites CETT 1409
Learning Outcomes Communication skills:
Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication.

Critical Thinking Skills:
Students will engage in creative and/or innovative thinking, and/or inquiry, analysis, evaluation, synthesis of information, organizing concepts and constructing solutions.

Empirical and Quantitative Skills:
Students will demonstrate applications of scientific and mathematical concepts.

Teamwork:
Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal and consider different points of view.

Social Responsibility:
Students will demonstrate intercultural competency and civic knowledge by engaging effectively in local, regional, national and/or global communities.

Personal Responsibility:
Students will demonstrate the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.
Core Objectives * Communication skills: Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication.
* Critical Thinking Skills: Students will engage in creative and/or innovative thinking, and/or inquiry, analysis, evaluation, synthesis of information, organizing concepts and constructing solutions.
* Teamwork: Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal and consider different points of view.
* Personal Responsibility: Students will demonstrate the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.
Program Student Learning Outcomes 1. Identifies control panel indicators, calibration tools, electrical parts, and how they work.

2. Analyzes temperature and flow results to determine proper operating parameters of specific process computerized and electronic equipment.

3. Analyzes level and gas measurements to determine proper operating parameters of specific process and electrical equipment.

4. Demonstrates standard safety procedures as required in industry.
Textbooks Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.

Schoolcraft Instrumentation Vol. II ch 13-20
Lecture Topics
Outline
INTC 2336
Fall 2020
Instructor Bohn "The study of DCS systems and PLC's "

August 24 Introduction to the Class
August 26 Chapter 13 lecture
August 30 Chapter 13 questions due - Review
September 2 Chapter 13 Test
September 7 Holiday
September 9 Chapter 14 lecture
September 14 Chapter 14 questions due - Review
September 16 Chapter 14 Test
September 21 Chapter 15 lecture
September 23 Chapter 15 questions due - Review
September 28 Chapter 15 Test
September 30 Chapter 16 lecture

October 5 Chapter 16 questions due - Review
October 7 Chapter 16 Test
October 12 Chapter 16 lab day
October 14 Chapter 17 Lecture
October 19 22 Chapter 17 questions due - Review
October 21 Chapter 17 Test
October 26 Chapter 18 Lecture
October 28 Chapter 18 questions due Review

November 2 Chapter 18 Test
November 4 Chapter 19 lecture
November 9 Chapter 19 questions due - Review
November 11 Chapter 19 Test
November 16 Chapter 20 lecture
November 18 Chapter 20 questions due - Review
November 23 Chapter 20 Test
November 25 Chapter 20 practice test equipment
November 26 - 27 Holiday
November 30 Chapter 20 practice test equipment
December 2 Final Review
December 3 Final Exam 8 am
Major Assignments
Schedule
INTC 2336
Fall 2020
Instructor Bohn "The study of DCS systems and PLC's "

August 24 Introduction to the Class
August 26 Chapter 13 lecture
August 30 Chapter 13 questions due - Review
September 2 Chapter 13 Test
September 7 Holiday
September 9 Chapter 14 lecture
September 14 Chapter 14 questions due - Review
September 16 Chapter 14 Test
September 21 Chapter 15 lecture
September 23 Chapter 15 questions due - Review
September 28 Chapter 15 Test
September 30 Chapter 16 lecture

October 5 Chapter 16 questions due - Review
October 7 Chapter 16 Test
October 12 Chapter 16 lab day
October 14 Chapter 17 Lecture
October 19 22 Chapter 17 questions due - Review
October 21 Chapter 17 Test
October 26 Chapter 18 Lecture
October 28 Chapter 18 questions due Review

November 2 Chapter 18 Test
November 4 Chapter 19 lecture
November 9 Chapter 19 questions due - Review
November 11 Chapter 19 Test
November 16 Chapter 20 lecture
November 18 Chapter 20 questions due - Review
November 23 Chapter 20 Test
November 25 Chapter 20 practice test equipment
November 26 - 27 Holiday
November 30 Chapter 20 practice test equipment
December 2 Final Review
December 3 Final Exam 8 am



Final Exam Date December 3, 2020 - 8:00 AM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A    80 - 89=B    70 - 79=C     60 - 69=D    Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
There will be chapter exams, a comprehensive final exam, a combined lab quiz and homework grade. Home work must be completed when due. All late homework not turned in on time will be counted as a zero. It is your responsibility to keep up with your assignments and homework. The course grade will be the average of the (homework, quiz, labs as one grade), the average (chapter test) as the second grade, and the (Final exam) as the third grade.
Course Policies
Instructor Policies
Attendance Policy As class attendance is crucial to making a passing grade, after 5, 7, & 9 class periods have been missed a letter grade will be dropped after each and after 11 missed class days a Failure will be recorded for the overall grade. If you are late to class, you will be counted tardy unless you have a recognized excuse. Two tardies will count as one day absent. Class absences can also have recognized excuses, with each being handled on a one on one basis with the instructor.
Students must have a textbook after 2 weeks of class, I will check that you have it.
Academic Honesty Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.
Facility Policies
  1. No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

  2. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission.

  3. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
Important Information
ADA Considerations The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.
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