Description /learning target
The course conveys basic knowledge about the electrical and mechanical structure of automation systems, the configuration and parameterization of hardware, the handling with STEP 7‑Basis-Software and fundamentals of programming. Furthermore, an outlook on operating and supervising, foundations of decentralized bus and handling of drives are given. The system idea of totally integrated automation is shown. After attending the course the attendant is able to make a diagnosis of simple HW failures, change devices and shorten non-operation periods. All topics are made clear by practical training with a model consisting of an automation system S7-300, decentralized bus ET200S, Touch Panel TP 170B, drive MM420 and a conveyor model. For preparation purpose you will get a do-it-yourself program “SPS-knowledge for beginners” as WBT and as follow-up the WBT “Micromaster 420”.