Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers

Organisation profile

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Training aim

The course is aimed at personnel in all areas, who are interested in developing a broad-based working knowledge of PLCs but have no knowledge of  SIMATIC S7

Learning objectives

On completion of this course the student will be able to:

•             Recognise where  a PLC may be used in their workplace, and know the benefits of implementing a solution with a Siemens PLC.

•             Knowledge of the  Siemens project structure and introduction  to the different aspects of the Siemens S7 programming software ( Simatic Manager)

Course outline

•             The wiring of I/O cards and the properties of CPUs.

•             IO addressing

•             PG/PC INTERFACE (how the programming device is connected)

•             MPI/Profibus ports

•             Getting started with the Programming Software ( Simatic Manager)

•             Hardware setup.

•             Code Editor,( LADDER LOGIC)

•             Step 7 instructions and structure of code

•             Inputs, Outputs Memory and Data areas.

•             Different Code Blocks and Code structures

•             Documenting the code, use of symbols and documentation

•             Step7 Timers and counters

•             Comparing values

Trainer's profile

This hands on course will be delivered by a SITrain (Siemens Training Worldwide) accredited trainer

Course duration

2 Days (14 CPD Hours)

Who should attend

The course is aimed at personnel in all areas, who are interested in developing a broad-based working knowledge of PLCs but have no knowledge of  SIMATIC S7

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