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Introduction To Programmable Logic Controllers

This module is Designed to give delegates an introduction to PLC controlled systems, the programme aims to familiarise them with the associated equipment and terminology, as well as the writing and implementation of simple programs.


Target Group
Maintenance technicians

Content

  Components of PLC control systems
 Inputs and outputs
  Signal processing
 Central processing unit
  Logic functions
  Programming languages: Ladder diagram, Instruction list
  Overview of Function block diagram, Structured text, Sequential function chart and Continuous function chart languages
 Program documentation
  Sequence control
 Variables
  Online monitoring
  Timers
 Fault finding
 Sequential control
 Flags
 Timers



Training Outcomes

  Identify the component parts of a PLC controlled system.
  Describe logic and memory functions as used in a PLC application.
  Make effective use of pre-programming documentation to structure a program.
  Understand the basic structure of Ladder Diagram PLC programs.
  Understand the basic structure of Instruction List PLC programs.
  Write and apply basic PLC programs in Ladder Diagram and Instruction List languages.
  Construct simple control applications using a PLC.
  Monitor programs on-line.

Course Duration
3 Days

2018 Course Dates: TBN

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