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

SIMATIC S7 PLC Programming - Basic 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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Overview
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:

  • 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
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
Note

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.

 

 

 

Course Outline
  • 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
  • Symbols
  • Binary Operations
  • Digital Operations
  • Introduction to HMI and Profibus DP
  • Rewiring
  • 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…
Schedule & Fees
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