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PLC Fundamentals

Practical Principles

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  • $1,295.00
  • Fairfield Business Center Drive

Service Description

CALL FOR TRAINING DATES IF NONE ARE CURRENTLY LISTED! +1 513.874.3225 Level 1 PLC Fundamentals Prerequisites: Basic Electrical Wiring Knowledge and Introduction to PLC's Course Length: 3 days Textbook: Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers This course covers the fundamentals and principles of Industrial Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's). The focus is on PLC functionality, hardware, and software; and practical information on maintaining PLC systems. Students will examine the control of systems with a PLC simulator and laptops. Emphasis will be on using the PLC as a diagnostic tool for troubleshooting the processing system. Course Outline: • PLC and Electrical Safety Electrical Shock, Current, Voltage, Resistance PLC Enclosures PPE • Electrical Principles & PLC's Power Supply Voltage Ratings Input and Output Voltage and Current Ratings Voltage Drops in Series and Parallel Circuits • Electrical Circuits & PLC's Electrical Symbols and Diagrams PLC Programming Symbols Wiring Diagrams, Ladder Diagrams Logic Functions AND, OR, NOT, Circuit Logic • PLC Hardware Input and Output Sections CPU's and scan time Programming Devices Memory • PLC Programming Instructions Processor, Program, Data Table Files Addressing Data Table Files Programming Diagram Logic • PLC Timers and Counter Programming Timers and Counter • PLC and System Interfacing Uploading and Downloading Programs Viewing Operating Programs • PLC and System Maintenance Troubleshooting PLC Hardware and Software Learning Objectives: • List the primary functions of a PLC • Explain the benefits of using PLC's instead of hard wired relays • Identify the major components of a PLC and explain their functions • Describe the function of each of the three types of memory used in a PLC • Identify different types of programming terminals • Define such terms as program, address, instruction, program rung, and ladder logic • Recognize different types of input and output modules • Explain the basic function of a scan cycle • Differentiate Boolean AND, OR, NOT functions for multiple devices on a rung • Identify commonly used numbering systems • Define the symbols associated with ladder logic • Explain the relationship between addresses used for field wiring and • programming instructions • Describe a typical I/O address • Explain why fusing, grounding, and shielding are important when wiring I/O field devices + more

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  • 7042 Fairfield Business Center Drive, Fairfield, OH, USA


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