Lyles College of Engineering
Process Controls and Automation Academy
The Process Controls and Automation Academy (PCAA) is a co-curricular professional development program for students and professionals interested in expanding their skills for careers and opportunities in the manufacturing industry.
The PCA Academy is offering a free, non-credit course to current Fresno State students in Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Technology, and Mechanical Engineering spanning 12 weeks. Students will use state of the art technologies from Rockwell Automation
The course will cover: Introduction and utilization of PLC's in industrial applications, design concepts, and best practices, I/O devices, schedule/event driven interrupts, applications of control theories, PID, communications, diagnostics and time and event-based programming.
The course is FREE of cost to those FRESNO STATE STUDENTS that register and complete the program.
Course and Schedule: Fall Course starts on September 11th, 2023
Foundations of Manufacturing Automation for currently enrolled Fresno State students
Monday's 6 to 9 p.m. -September 11 - November 27, 2023
Location: IT 502
Class size will be limited to 14 students. Classes will include daily lectures, with hands on lab exercises. Students will work in pairs. Please see the weekly schedule below for more details.
For more information, contact:
Mr. Walter Mizuno
Director, Process Automation and Controls Academy
2320 E. San Ramon Ave., MS# EE94
Room EE 241
Introduction, Studio 5000 Logix and Compact Logix introductory exercises, basic input/output lab exercise. Establishing communications.
Integration of components. Design a system which controls the following industrial system:
A. Bakery line
B. Bottling line
C. Palletizing line