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Intertech Modicon Quantum/984 PLC Maintenance & Troubleshooting

LENGTH Four days (32 hours) of professional PLC training
LOCATION At or near your facility, or at Intertech's offices in Corvallis, Oregon
AVAILABILITY See the online course schedule or call (800) 248-0988
TIMES 8:00 am to 5:00 pm or customized to fit your work schedule
TUITION Call Intertech for a quote
CREDITS Please contact us to verify continuing education credits for your state.
Industry-related / non-code and code-related credits (ID, MT, ND, NE, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY)
PREREQUISITES None
MATERIALS

Intertech Modicon Quantum Education Manual or
Intertech Modicon 984 Education Manual
Hands-on lab exercises relating to your facility's operations

HARDWARE

Modicon Quantum/984 Programmable Logic Controllers
Intertech Universal Simulator/Test Panel

   
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Maintenance and troubleshooting of any programmable control system requires a thorough understanding of the hardware and software aspects of the system. This course is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge of the installation, system configuration, hardware layout, basic programming concepts, troubleshooting procedures, and maintenance procedures for the Modicon programmable controller mainframe and input/output systems.


COURSE OBJECTIVES
Understand the major functional components of the Modicon programmable controller system as it relates to your facility's installation.
Configure and layout a Modicon system, including input/output modules and local and remote input/output systems.
Understand system addressing inputs, outputs, input registers, and output/holding registers.
Evaluate communication methods, including discrete, binary, binary coded decimal, analog encoders, serial, and parallel.
Discuss various field input/output devices such as contacts, relays, limit switches, LED displays, thumbwheels, transducers, thermocouple, RTDs, ASCII, and TTL.
Understand how field inputs and outputs relate to the control system.
Learn to build and test basic automation control circuits involving relays, timers, and counters, and calculate functions.
Document and add comments to your program for ease of understanding and future reference.
Upload and download existing programs to and from magnetic storage media.
Learn to use the programming computer as a diagnostic and troubleshooting tool.
Identify important environmental problems that may adversely affect the performance of the system.
Distinguish between hardware problems, software problems, and field problems.
Use system diagnostics to identify and pinpoint faults in the system.
Isolate problems at all levels of the system and determine the course of action.
Disassemble, reassemble, and start up a controller from dim awareness.
Discuss, demonstrate, and test important safety considerations related to your PLC system.

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