Siemens
The following Siemens courses are available.
 
S5 to S7 Upgrade, S7 200 S7 1200 (TIA)
S5 Intro S5 Basic, S5 Advanced, S5 Maintenance S5 Networking
TIA Upgrade, TIA Basic, TIA Advanced,
S7 Intro S7 Basic, S7 Advanced, S7 Safety, S7 Graph, S7 Maintenance S7 Comms
WinCC, WinCC Flexible, ProTool/Operator Panels
MicroMaster G120 S120
Certified Profibus Training
S5 Introduction to PLC's Duration 3 days
Development of Programmable Controllers
Relay systems.
The electronic interface: Address, Data and Control lines.
Programmable Logic Controller elements.
Power supply requirements.
PLC requirements.
PLC specifications.
Introduction to DOS, PCP/M and BIOS
Review of hardware (RAM, ROM, hard disk, floppy disk etc.)
Review of binary, hexadecimal, binary coded decimal, floating point etc.
Overview of Siemens programming units.
The S5 programming language
Linear and structured programming.
Logic display formats.
Boolean logic (AND, OR etc.)
Basic software including contacts, coils, flip-flops, comparators, timers and counters.
Load and Transfer functions
 
The exact content and timing may be varied by the instructor to more closely meet the requirements of the course delegates
 
   
All topics are reinforced with practical exercises throughout the course.
S7 Introduction to PLC's Duration 3 days
Development of Programmable Controllers
Relay systems.
The electronic interface: Address, Data and Control lines.
Programmable Logic Controller elements.
Power supply requirements.
PLC requirements.
PLC specifications.
Introduction to DOS, PCP/M and BIOS
Review of hardware (RAM, ROM, hard disk, floppy disk etc.)
Review of binary, hexadecimal, binary coded decimal, floating point etc.
Overview of Siemens programming units.
The S5 programming language
Linear and structured programming.
Logic display formats.
Boolean logic (AND, OR etc.)
Basic software including contacts, coils, flip-flops, comparators, timers and counters.
Load and Transfer functions
 
The exact content and timing may be varied by the instructor to more closely meet the requirements of the course delegates
 
   
All topics are reinforced with practical exercises throughout the course.
S5 to S7 Upgrade Duration 3 days
Comparison of the common elements in S5 and S7 including
Logic elements, and, or, flipflops, set, reset and rlo.
Timers, counters and comparators.
Process images PII and PIQ.
New S7 elements including
Relay systems
Positive and negative edge triggers.
Double integer and real comparators.
Data blocks.
Use defined data tables.
Function calls and function blocks.
Organisation blocks.
Conversion blocks.
Maths functions.
Configuration
Customising S7 to your requirements.
S7 300 and S7 400 hardware.
Creating an S7 project.
Configuring S7 hardware including PSU, CPU, digital I/O and analogue.
Configuring remote I/O with profibus.
Testing and Diagnostics
Testing digital and analogue modules for correct operation.
Testing profibus slaves and remote I/O.
Using the Diagnostic Buffer to locate faults.
Creating customised VAT tables.
Forcing inputs and outputs.
Maintenance
Module replacement.
Fault location using Monitor/Modify.
Cross reference and compare.
Deletion of the CPU.
Uploading and downloading programs.
Archiving and retrieving programs.
Editing and printing symbol tables.
Modifying programs.
Communication
MPI network.
Profibus DP network.
Connection between programming unit and CPU.
 
   
All topics are reinforced with practical exercises throughout the course.