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Basic PLC Programming (PLC 102)

The basic PLC Programming Course will focus on the know-how required to write and test basic application using Ladder logic programming. The PLC and PAC family will be involved for typical applications.

Who Benefits
Engineering, skilled technicians, and management. specially recommended for large manufacturing plants, oil extraction, robotics, handling automation systems for large buildings and programming fire panels, programming CNC machinists.

Course Content
  1. Introduction and brief history of PLCs
  2. Alternative control systems – where do PLCs fit in?
  3. Why PLCs have become so widely accepted
  4. Lingering concerns about PLCs
  5. Block diagram of typical PLC
  6. PLC processor module – memory organization
  7. Input and output section – module types
  8. Power supplies
  9. Basic Ladder Logic Programming, Boolean instructions; Timers; Counters; Math.
  10. Addressing Memory location in PLC-5; 500 and 5000
  11. Base; Alias; Produced and Consume Tags
  12. Troubleshooting Ladder Logic Program
  13. Typical Examples and Applications

  1. Basic understanding of Programmable Logic Control
  2. Interpreting block diagrams
  3. Developing basic ladder logic programs
  4. How to specify PLC hardware and installation criteria

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