MECT 1540 - Industrial Networks
Credit Hours: 2.00
This course introduces industrial communication systems. Concepts include network models, hardware components, configuration of devices, and network and transport protocols. Industrial technical terms and safety procedures will be taught.
Billable Contact Hours: 3
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course the student will be able to explain different types of industrial networks.
- Describe the function of Ethernet networks.
- Describe the function of Ethernet IP networks.
- Describe the function of industry specific networks.
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course the student will be able to explain network hardware components.
- Describe the function of switches.
- Describe the function of routers.
- Identify industrial end devices.
- Describe the configuration of industrial end devices.
Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course the student will be able to explain data link layers.
- Describe data link layer.
- Describe wired LANS.
- Describe wireless LANS.
Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course the student will be able to explain the network layer.
- Describe network layer protocols.
- Describe the types of routing.
Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course the student will be able to monitor a network.
- Connect to a network.
- View a network.
- Describe the components on a network.
COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
- Different types of industrial networks.
- Internet of Things (IOT)
- Ethernet networks.
- Ethernet IP networks.
- Hardware components
- Switches - Managed and unmanaged
- End devices - PLCs, robots, components
- Data link layers.
- Wireless LANS.
- Network layer
- Network layer protocols - IP, TCIP
- Types of routing- Unicast, multi-cast
- Manage a network.
- Monitor a network.
- Network security
Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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