Programmable Logic Controllers

Digital Circuits

  • Question 1

    The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late 1960’s by engineers working for an American company named Bedford Associates. What was the intended purpose of this device, which was then called the MODICON (for MODular DIgital CONtroller)? What applications was it intended to find use in, and why would it be an advantage over existing technology?

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