May 25, 2024  
2024-2025 SCC Catalog 
2024-2025 SCC Catalog

AMT 206 - Electricity & Automation

Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 3 Credits: 2

Description: This course progresses from introduction to principles of automation, including a study of various mechanical devices used in automated manufacturing and electrical components used to control the machines. Lab projects include design, fabrication, and operation of various real and simulated processes.

Corequisite(s): Take EEM 252 .
Course Topics:
  • Introduction to industrial control systems
  • Process control methods
  • The controller operation
  • Pressure systems
  • Temperature control
  • Level control systems
  • Industrial detection sensors and interfacing

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Safety glasses are required when working in the lab environment.
    No open-toed or open-heeled shoes are to be worn in the lab.
    Students should obey all posted safety rules.
  • Course Materials as provided in the AMT Team Site under Academics\Academic Programs\AMT in the SCC Portal.

Grading System:
A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze the components and operation of an industrial control system.
  2. Analyze the various control modes utilized in industrial control.
  3. Analyze the function and operation of sensors used to measure various parameters in industrial applications.
  4. Complete a Glossary of Terms encompassing the subject matter contained in this course.
  5. Complete the Siemens Mechatronics Certification.

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