Advanced PLC Level 5

PLC TROUBLESHOOTING- a. Describe two levels of troubleshooting and give an application for each b. Describe six types of PLC faults c. Describe the functions of PLC status and diagnostic indicators d.Activity 1 – use PLC status indictors to determine the status of PLC operation
POWER SUPPLY TROUBLESHOOTING- a. Describe the operation of the PLC power supply circuit b. Describe how to troubleshoot PLC power supply problems c. Describe how to troubleshoot a PLC DC power supply module d. Activity 2 – Troubleshoot PLC power supply problems
INPUT TROUBLESHOOTING- a. Describe how to test PLC discrete input devices b. Activity 3 - Test a PLC discrete input device c. Describe the operation of the TEST mode and give an application d. Describe how to test a discrete input module e. Activity 4 – Test a discrete input module
OUTPUT TROUBLESHOOTING- a. Describe the FORCE function and give an application b. Describe the function of the Force Table and its effect on the PLC’s Input and Output data tables c. Activity 5 – Use the FORCE function and give an application d. Describe how to test a PLC discrete output device e. Activity 6 - Use the FORCE function to test a PLC discrete Output device f. Describe how to test a PLC discrete Output module g. Activity 7 – Test a PLC discrete Output module
RETENTIVE TIMER INSTRUCTION- a. Describe the function of two types of timer instructions and give and application of each b. Describe the operation of a retentive timer ON-DELAY instruction c. Activity 1 – Enter and edit a PLC program that uses an RTO instruction
NON-RETENTIVE TIMER INSTRUCTIONS- a. Describe the function and application of two types of non-retentive timer instructions b. Describe the operation of the non-retentive ON-DELAY timer instructions c. Activity 2 – Enter and edit a PLC program that uses a TON instruction d. Describe the operation of an OFF-DELAY timer instruction e. Activity 3 – Enter and edit a PLC program that uses a TOF instruction
TIME-DRIVEN SEQUENCING- a. Define Time-Driven sequencing and give three applications b. Describe the operation of a time-driven sequence program c. Activity – Design a PLC program that provides low voltage starting of an electric motor
TIMER APPLICATIONS- a. Design a PLC program that uses a time-driven sequence to control an actuator b. Design a PLC program to control a plastic injection molding machine c. Activity – Troubleshoot a PLC program that controls a plastic injection-molding machine.
UP COUNTER INSTRUCTION- a. Describe the functions of two types of PLC counter instructions b. Describe the operation of an UP COUNTER instruction c. Activity 1 – Enter and edit a PLC program that uses an UP COUNTER instruction d. Activity 2 – Design a PLC program to control the number of production cycles
DOWN COUNTER INSTRUCTION- a. Describe the operation of a DOWN COUNTER instruction b. Activity 3 – Enter and edit a PLC program that uses a DOWN COUNTER instruction c. Activity 4 – Design a PLC program that controls a conveyor queue station

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