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SIMATIC S7 PLC Programming - Advanced Level based on S7-300/400

SIMATIC S7 PLC Programming - Advanced Level based on S7-300/400

Why Attend

The main aim of this course is to provide the participants with basic knowledge about Siemens PLC Programming, to create or to modify Step 7 PLC programs and to find PLC program faults.

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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>

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

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:

  • Be familiar with ways you can use different block types (FC, FB, OB, and DB).
  • Become familiar with the principles of analogue value processing
  • Eliminate software errors that lead to a CPU stop.
  • Eliminate logical software errors, such as multiple assignments.
  • Save and document program changes that have been made.
  • Access and use the processed analog values.
  • Write advanced programs, use program breakpoints to test the operation of the program and diagnose errors using the Step7 V5.5 software package on S7-300 or S7-400 PLC's
Target Audience

Electrical and instrumentation technicians and engineers

Target Competencies
  • Oil & Gas
  • Food & Beverage
  • Cement
  • Chemical Industry
  • Mining
  • Fertilizers
  • 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.
  • Must have attended the SIMATIC S7 PLC Basic Course.

This course involves practical and hands-on training on real PLC stands.

Course Outline
  • Quick Revision on Basic Course
  • Hardware and Software Commissioning - review
  • Installation and maintenance of a PLC
  • Data Storage in Blocks
  • Functions and function blocks
  • Organization Blocks
  • Analogue processing and programming
  • Troubleshooting using:
  • Module Datasheet
  • Hardware Configuration Tool
  • CPU Messages
  • System information
  • MPI Network Commissioning
  • MPI Global Data Communications
  • Tags and HMI Messages
  • Drive to PLC Configuration
  • Each of the above topic areas will be tested through practical exercises using simulator / system model.
  • Open-loop control and closed loop control
  • PID control algorithm with flow and level control applications
  • Open Discussion…
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