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This series of posts discusses the current state of industrial education in the US and around the world. I will cover topics covering elementary through high school education (including the STEM programs), vocational/technical schools and colleges, independent for profit courses …

Industrial Education Ch. 6: Summary Read More »

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This series of posts discusses the current state of industrial education in the US and around the world. I will cover topics covering elementary through high school education (including the STEM programs), vocational/technical schools and colleges, independent for profit courses …

Industrial Education Ch. 5: Universities Read More »

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This series of posts discusses the current state of industrial education in the US and around the world. I will cover topics covering elementary through high school education (including the STEM programs), vocational/technical schools and colleges, independent for profit courses …

Industrial Education Ch. 4: Vocational and Jr. Colleges Read More »

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This series of posts discusses the current state of industrial education in the US and around the world. I will cover topics covering elementary through high school education (including the STEM programs), vocational/technical schools and colleges, independent for profit courses …

Industrial Education Ch. 3: High School and STEM/STEAM Read More »

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This series of posts discusses the current state of industrial education in the US and around the world. I will cover topics covering elementary through high school education (including the STEM programs), vocational/technical schools and colleges, independent for profit courses …

Industrial Education Ch. 2: Early Years Read More »

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I have been writing this blog on and off for almost 9 years now. From the beginning my intent has been to provide a free source of information to people interested in Industrial Automation; the field has been very rewarding …

Industrial Education Ch. 1: Introduction Read More »

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Today’s post is actually a video… I have mentioned before that I feel kind of like I’ve run out of things to write about. So this is a video I made about my new training equipment. I hope to start …

PLC Simulation Trainers Read More »

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I mentioned in my last post that one of the projects I have been working on is to build less expensive, more functional training accessories than are currently on the market. The picture at the top of this post is …

New Training Demos Read More »

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Today’s post relates to a new method I am using to teach some of my advanced classes. In a basic PLC training class, pushbuttons and pilot lights built into a trainer are used to complete exercises, usually in order to …

Ladder Logic 306: Simulation Read More »

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As part of a consulting project I am involved in, I have created a list of acronyms and terms that are used in manufacturing and industrial automation. These are terms and acronyms from Lean/Six-Sigma, controls, electronics, business software and general …

Manufacturing Terms, Buzzwords and Acronyms Read More »

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