December 12, 2012
Shawnee State University Outreach Services will be offering several workshops for water and wastewater personnel throughout spring semester 2013.
Friday, Jan. 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., an Industrial Motor Controls workshop will teach students to connect and perform basic programming and operation of variable frequency drives, install motor starting and reversing systems, calculate fuse and heater size requirements for industrial motors, and troubleshoot industrial motor controls.
Friday, Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Introduction to Process Control will cover using automatic control loops for chemical feed and control systems. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify the components of an automatic control loop, describe the functions of each component in an automatic control loop, identify where and what type of control loop can be used, identify the components and functions of an automatic manufacturing cell and enter basic control programs.
Friday, March 15, also from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. will cover designing semi-complex programmable logic controllers, applying PLCs to real-world applications, and troubleshooting PLC systems.
SSU Associate Professor of Electromechanical Engineering Technology Ken Warfield will be teaching all courses. Each course is worth 5.25 contact hours.
Registration may be made in person at University Outreach Services located in the Massie Hall basement, by calling 740-351-3274 or call toll free at 866-672-8778. The course fee is $100 per course, or $85 per course for two courses or more. For more information, call or e-mail Debra Schwamberger at firstname.lastname@example.org.