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WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

Maintenance engineers who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of PLCs integrated into electrical control systems

 

PROGRAMME BENEFITS:

 By the end of the programme, participants should be able to:

  • Work safely on modern industrial electrical / electronic equipment

  • Understand how PLCs are incorporated in modern automated systems

  • Interpret ladder logic programmes

  • Identify, understand and deal with faults from PLC driven circuits


THE PROGRAMME WILL COVER:

 

Day 1 

Day 2

Day 3


·        Identification of the
PLC hardware

·        How to navigate through
the programming package

·        How to communicate to
the PLC

·        Understanding physical I/O

·        Creating I/O tags and watch

·        Interpreting bit instructions

·        Understanding the ladder logic structure



·        Interpreting timer
instructions

·        Interpreting counter instructions

·       Downloading and uploading programmes

·       Forcing and toggling I/O

·       Understanding the online programme edits

·       Troubleshooting digital I/O

·       Fault finding on PLC driven circuits




·       Scaling analogue inputs from a range of sensors

·        Interpret scaled values to control outputs

·       Create programmes to speed control ac motors via an inverter


 Delegates will gain knowledge and experience through ‘hands on’ practice as well as discussion and demonstrations.

 

ASSESSMENT:

 Internal written and practical assessment

 

DURATION:

 3 days


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