Course Methodology<p>The course is hands on with great emphasis on the practical aspects of Programmable Logic Controller applications. The course is based around Siemens S7-300 / 400 range of PLCs using SIMATIC Manager.</p>
The course objectives are to provide the participants with the knowledge and skills to enable them to work with Siemens S7 (300 / 400 Series)
On completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- Identify the components and performance characteristics of the SIMATIC S7-300/400 PLC
- Install a PLC system, including the communication cabling and wiring of I/O.
- Use the various address types to edit, reload, structure and run a program. Document, test, and basically troubleshoot the control system and its program.
- Diagnose and repair simple hardware problems.
- Utilize binary operations, timers, counters, comparators, and arithmetic operations for program modifications.
- Integrate and troubleshoot an HMI and Drive system within the control system.
- Configure and troubleshoot Profibus DP nodes
- Write simple programs and diagnose errors using S7 software package on S7-300/400 PLC's
Electrical and instrumentation technicians and engineers
- Oil & Gas
- Food & Beverage
- Chemical Industry
- Pharmaceutical Factories.
- Water and Waste Water station
- Customers who already have in their plants S7-300 / 400
The ability to use a MS Windows PC, keyboard and mouse to include opening and closing programs, locating files, copy and paste objects /data (text, etc). Drag and drop files, objects/data (text, etc). Use of menus and multi-menus, manipulation of windows within a multi-window environment. Use of MS Windows Help.
This course involves practical and hands-on training on real PLC stands.
- Introduction to the S7 family of controllers.
- CPU S7-300 / 400 Portfolio
- ET200 Families
- IO modules
- Function Modules
- Installation and maintenance of a PLC
- The SlMATIC Manager software package
- Hardware configuration
- Hardware commissioning
- Block architecture and Program Editors
- Binary Operations
- Digital Operations
- Introduction to HMI and Profibus DP
- Introduction to Drive Systems
- Program documenting, saving and archiving
- Basic Troubleshooting
- Each of the above topic areas will be tested through practical exercises using simulator / system model.
- Open Discussion…