No. 70 Queens Street, Yaba, Lagos
+234 (0) 806 568 6953
Course Code: EPN 400


Course Objectives

  • Be able to Interpret electro-pneumatic drawings
  • Know the fundamentals of compressed air generation and distribution
  • Understand the structure and function of pneumatic devices
  • Be capable of designing an electro-pneumatic system
  • Write basic PLC pneumatic programs for industrial standards and safety applications
  • Troubleshoot and fix an electro-pneumatic system
  • Build an HMI/SCADA monitoring system for a pneumatic set-up

Course Content

  • Basics of electro-pneumatics
  • Basic principles of compressed air supply, production, and distribution
  • Structure and function of pneumatic devices
  • Basic principles pneumatic valves, cylinders and solenoid coils
  • Reading pneumatic diagrams
  • Fundamentals of control and modulating valves
  • Design of electro-pneumatic systems
  • Writing a basic pneumatic PLC(Siemens or Allen Bradley) program for industrial standards and safety applications
  • Pneumatic system faults identification and elimination
  • Building an HMI/SCADA for a pneumatic system with alarms and data acquisition
  • Hands-on exercises and simulations for all the listed above


Basic softwares


Basic technical knowledge