SPEE 018 : Programmable Logic Controllers

SPEE 018 : Programmable Logic Controllers

  • course description:

    The focus of this course is to introduce the participants to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC). In particular, the course focuses on PLC hardware and its installation criteria. The course trains the participants on developing PLC programs for automated systems while shedding light on human-machine interfacing, safety, and protection. In addition, the course discusses PLC I/O, internal relays, and timers & counters.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - Identify PLC hardware & installation criteria.
    - Develop a PLC program for an automatic control system of a medium degree of complexity.
    - Consider such aspects of the automation system as network communication, human machine interface, safety & protection against interference.
    - Interface with industrial PLC hardware.

  • Course outlines:

    - Introduction to PLC and PLC hardware.
    - Input & output devices and I/O processing.
    - PLC programming and ladder logic programming.
    - PLC applications, internal relays, PLC timers, and PLC counters.

  • practical aspects of the course:

    - Connect the field devices to the PLC to create a complete control system.
    - Select the right hardware for a given industrial application.
    - Program and troubleshoot typical industrial PLC hardware.

  • who should attend?

    - Engineers.
    - Technicians with 2 years of experience.

  • duration:

    5 Days


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