Advanced Programming Languages

Advanced Programming Languages

Modules (1-3)      $1785.00
Duration: 3 days
Audience: Anyone needing to maintain or program a Logix5000 project with advanced programming

Course Outline

Module 1

This Module begins with an introduction to the demo used during the course followed by a discussion on understanding function block basics. Next, the student will become familiar with the basic Boolean logic instructions in FBD. Function Block editing is covered and then students will be able to select, configure and interpret compare and math instructions. To conclude the module, timer and counter instructions used in FB are covered.

Lessons

  1. Introduction to the Demo
  2. Function Block Basics
  3. Function Block Boolean Logic
  4. Function Block Editing
  5. Math/Compare
  6. Timers/Counters

Module 2

This module begins with the basics of structured text followed by the if...then conditionals in the structured text language. Students will learn to create and evaluate case statements and to recognize and evaluate loop constructs. Timers and counters in ST are discussed, concluding with how one shot instructions are used in the ST language.

Lessons

  1. Structured Text Basics
  2. ST Conditionals
  3. Case Statements
  4. Loops
  5. Timers/Counters in ST
  6. One Shot Instructions

Module 3

This module begins with discussions of the SFC Basics and Editing. The student will learn to create, understand and control steps in the SFC. Next, the student will learn to create, understand and use SFC Actions. To conclude the module, the student will be able to use SFC Forcing.

  1. Sequential Function Chart Basics
  2. SFC Editing
  3. Steps and Transitions
  4. SFC Actions
  5. SFC Forcing

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DH+/RIO using ControlLogix

DH+/RIO using ControlLogix

Duration: 1 day      $885.00

Course Outline

Module 1

This module provides an introduction of the capabilities and applications that the 1756-DHRIO module can provide. The student will be able to configure a 1756-DHRIO module using rotary DIP switches to meet their application. Next the student will be able to program message instructions for data transfers between ControlLogix processors and legacy platforms, such as the PLC-5 family and the SLC-5/04. You will also use the 1756-DHRIO module to program data transfers between ControlLogix processors and scan discrete remote I/O adapters. To conclude the module students will configure a ControlLogix message instruction to perform Block Transfer Read and Write operations to Remote I/O devices.

Lessons

  1. Introduction
  2. Hardware and Cabling
  3. DH+_Communications
  4. Remote I/O Communications
  5. Block Transfer Communications

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PROFIBUS using ControlLogix

PROFIBUS using ControlLogix

Duration: 1 day      $885.00

Course Outline

Module 1

This module covers all aspects for using PROFIBUS with ControlLogix and the Woodhead SST PROFIBUS card. An overview is given to provide the terminology and advantages of PROFIBUS. The hardware side is reviewed including cabling, connectors and termination. Details about the SST PROFIBUS scanner card and the SST Configuration Tool provide the student with the knowledge to configure and begin using the module. Finally, helpful diagnostic troubleshooting tips are given for fixing errors on the network.

Lessons

  1. Overview
  2. Cabling
  3. SST PROFIBUS Scanner
  4. SST Configuration Tool
  5. Diagnostics

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ControlNet using ControlLogix

ControlNet using ControlLogix

Duration: 1 day      $885.00

Course Outline

Module 1

This module provides the student with an introduction of what ControlNet is; including terminology and the tools required to work with ControlNet. The student will learn about installation procedures required for ControlNet Hardware and Cabling and Remote I/O.  To conclude, the message instruction used for unscheduled inter-processor communications and finally scheduled inter-processor communications will be covered.

  1. Introduction
  2. Hardware and Cabling
  3. Remote I/O
  4. The MSG Instruction
  5. Produced and Consumed Tags
  6. Additional Reference

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DeviceNet using Allen Bradley ControlLogix

DeviceNet/IP using Allen Bradley ControlLogix

(Modules 1-2)      $1385.00
Duration: 2 days

Course Outline

Module 1

This module provides an introduction of what DeviceNet is; including terminology and the tools required to work with DeviceNet. The student will learn about a DeviceNet cable system and how it is constructed. Next, the RSNetworx software is reviewed and how to use the help system to assist you in troubleshooting a network. An introduction to ControlLogix concludes this module.

Lessons

  1. Introduction
  2. Cabling
  3. RSNetworx
  4. Using Help in RSNetworx
  5. ControlLogix Introduction

Module 2

This module begins with reviewing the concepts of device setup and commissioning for devices that have no DIP switches. The student will be introduced to the Flex I/O system and its components and then have an opportunity to demonstrate and apply knowledge learned in previous lessons. To conclude this module you will review how to configure the 1756-DNB scanner for ADR and AAR operation.

Lessons

  1. 871TM Inductive Prox
  2. Flex I/O
  3. Troubleshooting
  4. Auto Device Recovery

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EtherNet/IP using Allen Bradley ControlLogix

EtherNet/IP using Allen Bradley ControlLogix

Duration: 1 day      $885.00

Course Outline

Module 1

This module provides the student with an introduction of what EtherNet is including how the devices are grouped for industrial applications. The student will learn about EtherNet Hardware and Cabling, IP addressing and software tools. The student will be introduced to Remote EtherNet I/O, the message instruction and inter-processor communications using EtherNet as the medium.

Lessons

  1. Introduction
  2. Hardware and Cabling
  3. IP Addressing
  4. Software Tools
  5. EtherNet I/O
  6. The Message Instruction
  7. Produced and Consumed Tags

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PLC-5

PLC-5

(Modules 1-4)      $1985.00

Duration: 4 days
Audience: Anyone needing to maintain or program an RSLogix 5 project
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills

Course Outline

Module 1

This module provides an overview of PLC-5 systems. It begins with an overview of the hardware and then RSLogix5 software. Students will receive a basic understanding of a PLC-5 project, including an introductory look at memory layout and structure, followed with ladder logic fundamentals, editing ladder logic and downloading programs. At the end of this module, students will be comfortable identifying PLC-5 components and will be able to reload a program into the system.
Lessons

  1. System Overview
  2. RSLogix 5 Overview
  3. Memory Layout
  4. e-Learners
  5. Communications
  6. Editing Logic

Module 2

This module introduces students to the core instruction set for the PLC-5 family processors. Students will cover ladder logic rules and review the scan sequence for ladder logic. The module will teach students the techniques involved in documenting a ladder logic program, as well as, how to expand and organize a project through the use of subroutines.
Lessons

  1. Status File
  2. Bit Instructions
  3. Documentation
  4. Timers and Counters
  5. Program Flow Control

Module 3

This module has been designed to teach students the tools that they will be able to use in maintenance and breakdown situations. The module begins with a review of diagnostic indicators. The fault information within the Status File S2 is also covered. A logical approach to troubleshooting I/O faults will be presented. Students will learn techniques of searching ladder logic to correct / maintain a program.

Lessons

  1. Searching
  2. Data Monitor
  3. Forcing
  4. Remote I/O
  5. Troubleshooting

Module 4

This module exposes students to additional instructions within the PLC-5 family including data manipulation instructions such as the Move, Copy File Fill and FAL. Students will also use the message instruction to communicate to another processor over a Data Highway + network.
Lessons

  1. File Instructions
  2. Message Instruction
  3. Move and Logic Instructions

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PowerFlex 70

PowerFlex 70

(Modules 1-3)      $1785.00
Duration: 3 days
Audience: Anyone needing to maintain or program PowerFlex Drives

Course Outline

Module 1

This module provides an introduction to AC Drives and then moves on to the PowerFlex 70 Hardware. The student will be able to interpret the catalogue number, connect to an incoming AC and the motor, interface field devices and interpret modes of operation of the PowerFlex 70 drive. The student will learn about the LCD HIM module to view and modify parameters as well as how to start up a PowerFlex 70 drive. Finally, the student will be able to configure and select between different speed references using field devices wired to the Control Wiring terminal block.

Lessons

  1. Introduction to AC Drives
  2. Hardware
  3. Safe Off Option
  4. Introduction to the HIM
  5. HIM - Drive Status
  6. LCD HIM
  7. Start Up
  8. Speed References

Module 2

This module completes the configuration of the drive started in the previous module. Viewing drive parameters with software packages is introduced and troubleshooting exercises are performed.

Lessons

  1. Configuring Digital I/O
  2. Skip Frequencies
  3. Ramp Rates
  4. Stop Modes
  5. Drive Software
  6. Troubleshooting

Module 3

This module introduces the 20-COMM-D/E series of modules for communications to PLC's. The 20-COMM-D module will be configured for discrete data transfer, explicit messaging as well as Data Links.

Lessons

  1. 20-Comm-DE
  2. 20-Comm-E Discrete
  3. 20-Comm-D Discrete
  4. Explicit Messages
  5. Data Links

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Kinetix Motion

Kinetix Motion

Modules (1-3)      $1785.00
Duration: 3 days
Audience: Anyone needing to maintain or program Kinetix Motion

Course Outline

Module 1

This Module introduces the student to Kinetix Motion by going over the terminology and hardware used and the tag types. Next, how to add and review a motion module is covered along with motion groups. To conclude the module axis configuration is discussed.

Lessons

  1. Course Introduction
  2. Terminology
  3. Hardware
  4. Drives
  5. Motion Data Types
  6. Adding a Motion Module
  7. Motion Group
  8. Axis Configuration

Module 2

This module begins with Hook-Up Tests and then moves on to using the GSV instruction to determine the status of either a CIP or SERCOS drive. Next, the student will learn to create and edit a virtual axis. The student will also determine the properties of an existing axis in a project. Following this, to finish out the module, direct, state and group commands are covered in depth.

Lessons

  1. Hook-Up Test (CIP Motion)
  2. Drive Status
  3. Virtual Axis
  4. Motion Direct Commands
  5. Motion State Commands
  6. Motion Group Commands

Module 3

This module begins with the Motion Move Commands and then moves on to the MATC Instruction. Next, the student will learn how to edit and troubleshoot the MAPC Instruction followed by the Motion Output Cam. Registration and Watch events are covered with a final word on troubleshooting to conclude the module.

  1. Motion Move Commands
  2. MATC Instruction
  3. Motion Position Cams
  4. Motion Output Cam
  5. Registration and Watch
  6. Troubleshooting

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GuardLogix

GuardLogix

(Modules 1-2)      $1385.00
Duration: 2 days
Audience: Anyone needing to maintain or program a GuardLogix Safety project
Prerequisites: ControlLogix (Modules 1-4)

Course Outline

Module 1

This module introduces safety associations, regulations and standards that have been created for machine safety. Hardware and system components used in a typical GuardLogix system are covered. The many types of safety devices that can be connected to a GuardLogix system including fault detection methods employed by safety PLCs are introduced. Understanding safety device connections, functionality and terminology will in turn help in configuring, programming and troubleshooting a safety PLC. The student should be able to point out the differences between a GuardLogix and a standard ControlLogix application. To conclude the module the use of safety tags and how to map standard tags into safety tags is demonstrated.
Lessons

  1. Safety Standards
  2. System Overview
  3. Safety Devices
  4. Project Overview

Module 2

This module introduces the Guard I/O hardware in more detail. Different configurations and networking options are discussed along with common safety fault detections methods. Information is provided on how to configure Guard I/O modules in RSLogix 5000 using the 1791DS-IB8XOB8 CompactBlock as an example. The student will be able to interpret the operation of programs using safety instructions and troubleshoot a GuardLogix system. Interpreting the LED indicators on GuardLogix processors and Guard I/O modules and the status tags that provide connection and individual point status conclude the module.
Lessons

  1. Guard I/O Hardware
  2. Configuring Guard I/O
  3. Safety Instructions
  4. Troubleshooting
  5. GSV Instruction
  6. Safe Produced Consumed Tags

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