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Automation (3)

1. Basics of PLC

Course ID
Course Duration
40 hours
B. Tech, Diploma, ITI, M. Tech

Course Content & Competencies

  • Introduction to Industrial controllers and SIEMENS STEP 7 PLC family.
  • Overview and significant performance characteristics of the SIMATIC S7-1200
  • Evolution of Tia portal form Simatic Manager software
  • The components of the TIA Portal: SIMATIC STEP 7 Basic and WinCC Basic
  • Sequential Programming Languages STL, FBD, LADDER.
  • Program execution in Automation systems.
  • Hardware configuration of the S7-1200 PLC.
  • Uploading from PLC and downloading to PLC
  • Addressing the I/O’s with tag names and wiring the signal modules.
  • Binary and digital operations in Ladder language.
  • Ladder programming with Timers, Counters on industrial project applications
  • Monitoring and forcing the inputs and outputs.
  • About Organization Blocks, Function Blocks, functions, Data blocks
    And their application in program.
  • Saving and documentation of the implemented program changes with the TIA
  • Deeper understanding of contents through practical exercises on TIA portal

Brief Description about course content & competencies

Β  Β  Β  On completion of this course the participant will be able to: Identify the components andΒ  Β  performance characteristics of the SIMATIC S7-1200 PLC

  • Install a PLC system, including the HMI and communication cabling.
  • Understand Industrial communication protocols – Profibus, Profinet.
  • Uploading and downloading program in plc
  • Use the various address types to edit, reload, structure and run a program
  • Document, test, and basically troubleshoot the control system and its program
  • Understand and create binary operations, timers, counters, scaling blocks etc.

Software / Hardware Type

S7 1200 PLC with HMI (Hardware)

TIA Portal (Software)

S7 1500 PLC with HMI (Hardware)

WinCC (Software)

Content: Online

Training Delivery Method: Offline

Prerequisite (Software/ experience)

N. A.

Assessments (internal performance / grading / final examination) details

Consolidated Evaluation which includes Internal Assessment + Project work
Gold: m >= 85
Silver: 70 <= m < 84
Completion: Below 70

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