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April 2 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

This course is designed to educate entry-level students to the role of PLCs in automation engineering and on how to troubleshoot and diagnose controls related problems by navigating and monitoring TIA Portal software. The topics covered include PLC Hardware components, Input/Output Devices, Digital vs Analog Signals, PLC I/O electrical schematics, Profinet networks, connecting to an Siemens S7-300 series PLC, navigating Step 7, and reading basic ladder logic programming.

At the conclusion of this course students should be able to do the following: Identify and monitor the hardware components of a PLC

  • State the role of a PLC
  • Identify and monitor the hardware components of a PLC
  • Distinguish between all types of Devices
  • Read a PLC I/O electrical schematic
  • Connect to a Siemens S7-300 through Profinet and Profibus
  • Identify physical devices which are connected to the PLC by deciphering I/O schematics and relating them to corresponding data points in the PLC’s tag database
  • Monitor tag values in PLC’s tag database and ladder
  • Read basic ladder logic
  • Uploading and saving a project file

Prerequisites: Students are expected to familiar with the following: How to read a basic electrical schematic & a multimeter

Date: April 2-4, 2024
Times: 8:30 am – 4 pm
Location: MA Training Center-3405 Board Road, York PA 17406
Cost (member): $725
Cost (non-member): $1000

CLASS REGISTRATION

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  • Can not be the same as the person registering unless PO# is provided
    PO # must be emailed to Training@mascpa.org if not available at registration, before the 1st day of class.
  • PO # must be emailed to Training@mascpa.org if not available at registration.
  • All self pays must be paid in advance of attendance.
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Details

Date:
April 2
Time:
8:30 am - 4:00 pm