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SIMATIC S7 PLC Programming - Basic Level based on S7-1500

SIMATIC S7 PLC Programming - Basic Level based on S7-1500

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 S7-1500 range of PLCs using TIA Portal.</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 (1500 / 1200 controller series).

On completion of this course the participant will be able to do the following:

  • Understand the fundamentals of interaction of the TIA components
  • Solve simple programming tasks using elementary STEP 7 instructions
  • Reliably operate the "TIA Portal" engineering platform
  • Program simple plant functions with basic STEP 7 instructions predominantly in ladder diagram (LAD)
  • Perform simple commissioning of TIA components
  • Monitoring PLC software using Code or Variable Tables
  • Forcing Variables
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 S7-1200 / 1500

SIMATIC S7 knowledge

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

Course Outline
  • Overview of the SIMATIC S7 system family
  • The components of the TIA Portal: STEP 7, WinCC
  • The basic structure of a SIMATIC S7-1500
  • Role of input and output modules
  • Presentation of programming languages LAD, FBD, STL programming in TIA Portal
  • Global variable categories, data types and addressing modes
  • Elementary logic instruction set
  • Numerical Instructions
  • Arithmetic Instructions
  • Program execution in automation systems
  • Hardware configuration and parameterization of the SIMATIC S7-1500 modules, a PROFINET IO system
  • STEP 7 block types and program structuring
  • Binary and digital operations based on TIA Portal
  • Programming of different block types FCs / FBs
  • Error organization blocks
  • Output diagnostic messages
  • Distributed Peripherals
  • Data management with data blocks
  • Programming organization blocks
  • Test tools for system information, troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Using TIA PORTAL software for troubleshooting
  • Detecting and eliminating software errors, that lead to the CPU Stop state
  • Detecting and eliminating logical software errors
  • Saving and documenting program changes that were made
  • Program documentation and saving
  • Deeper understanding of contents through practical exercises on TIA system model
  • Open Discussion…
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