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Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) control devices in heavy-duty situations. But PLC logic doesn't look like typical software code, instead using approaches that fit automation scenarios. Learn how PLCs can help you create complex interactions and sequences to solve problems beyond the computer.
Learn how PLCs bridge software and hardware.
Create basic PLC logic you can apply across devices.
Sequence multiple actions with PLCs for repetitive tasks.
Get an overview of industrial automation. Learn about the components, levels, software, and skills it takes to start a career as an automation engineer or technician.
40m 13s • COURSE
Learning PLC Ladder Logic with Zahraa Khalil
Get started with PLC ladder logic programming. Explore fundamental topics and review case studies that can help you grasp the real-world application of these concepts.
2h 4m • COURSE
PLC Ladder Logic Essential Training with Zahraa Khalil
Build your skills in industrial automation. Learn how to use ladder logic to program major PLC devices, including Allen Bradley, Siemens, and OMRON.
1h 35m • COURSE
PLC Memory Organization with Zahraa Khalil
Find out how to optimize processes in PLC based on data. Learn details of data storage, how storage interacts with input and output, and how to approach memory structures.
43m 44s • COURSE
PLC Sequencer Logic with Zahraa Khalil
Explore some of the essential sequencer instructions used in PLC ladder logic programming. Learn how to work with sequencer output, compare, and load instructions in this course.
1h 26m • COURSE
PLC Program Flow and Control Instructions with Zahraa Khalil
Explore advanced PLC ladder logic programming instructions, including bit shift left, bit shift right, word shift operations, and subroutine instructions.
41m 56s • COURSE
Learn to control real-world processes with Zahraa Khalil.
Zahraa Khalil is an engineering instructor and educator.
Zahraa is passionate about STEM education—a keen interest that is reflected in her work as an electrical engineering instructor. In addition to her work in higher education, she is currently the IEEE WIE (Women in Engineering) Canada central area chair for 2019. In addition, she volunteers as education chapter membership development lead for IEEE WIE. She is an advocate for and volunteer at education programs which improve the entry and retention of women in engineering programs.