ProWORX 32 is a 32-bit 984 Ladder Logic editor that allows the user to
program, monitor, troubleshoot, and document Modicon controller systems.
If you were a previous user of a DOS based programming software package,
then the effective use of ProWORX 32 for Modicon software requires a basic
understanding of Windows based software concepts.
This course provides an overview of the Windows fundamentals and identifies
the differences in functionality to DOS based software programming packages.
The features, functions, and capabilities of the software are explained
in relationship to programming, documenting, and troubleshooting Modicon
Understand the major functional components of ProWORX 32 for Modicon software
and how these components are integrated to form a programming and troubleshooting
Understand client/server based architecture, security, audit trials, project
storage, and collaborative knowledge base.
Learn where the software is loaded on the hard drive, setup software preferences,
and take precautions in working with these locations.
Create, edit, and modify the programmable controller's program, both online
Complete controller configuration for the processor, remote processor,
distributed I/O, terminal I/O, and hot standby. (Quantum, TSX Quantum, Momentum,
and 984 families of controllers.)
Understand the ProWORX 32 database file structure, and learn to use the
backup and restore database commands for compressing a copy of all files
to a single ZIP database project file.
Install the software on a computer and configure it to communicate with
Modicon programmable controllers. (Modbus, Modbus Plus, and Ethernet communications.)
Read and write existing control programs to and from the Modicon controller
to a database file.
Edit programs using the network editor features: search, search-and-replace,
and cut-and-paste, etc.
Explore the use of the data watch window for troubleshooting and monitoring
Use project emulators to test a project before loading a new program.
Learn to use the built-in Help screens for programming and diagnostics.
Document programs, attaching mnemonic descriptors, wire tag numbers and
locations, long comments, short comments, and maintenance notes to Modicon
Attach directly to the programmable controller to monitor and perform
online programming, documenting, and troubleshooting.
Compile and print documented programs and drawings for your input/output