This course is aimed at service/maintenance personnel who install or maintain automation systems and their application programs.. This course introduces the customer to a Siemens "Totally Integrated Automation" (TIA) system. Participants will build skills on commissioning, troubleshooting and upgrading an automation system complete with HMI, PLC, drive and communications network. Students will learn to navigate STEP7, use the built-in diagnostics tools and perform basic program modifications. Profibus DP configuration and troubleshooting are included using remote I/O, a touch panel display and a drive system. The course format is a combination of instruction and hands-on exercises. A realistic conveyor model is used for demonstrations and participant exercises. Exercises allow students to practice tasks such as testing, debugging and using diagnostic tools.
Maintenance personnel, Service personnel, Operators
SIMATIC S7 System Family overview
Installation and maintenance of a PLC
The SlMATIC Manager software package
Hardware configuration and commissioning
Block architecture and Program Editors
Binary, Digital Operations
Introduction to HMI and Profibus DP
Introduction to Drive Systems
Program documenting, saving and archiving
PC literacy, keyboard skills and a working knowledge of Windows 2000/NT/XP.