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Intertech Modicon PLC Programming with Unity Software

  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 Unity Education Manual
Hands-on lab exercises relating to your facility's operations

HARDWARE

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

   

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Basic course increases your ability to maintain and troubleshoot your Modicon Unity automation system. You will learn what the different types of FFB function blocks and how to modify and troubleshoot using these Unity elements. The Basic course will explore simple programs in IEC editors such as Elementary Functions (EF), Elementary Function Block (EFB), Derived Function Block (DFB), procedures and Derived Data Types (DDT). This knowledge will provide you the basis from which to comprehend complicated automation control circuits, use the system diagnostics more competently, and help you diagnose and solve in-plant control problems more quickly. This is a four (4) day course Prerequisite: Modicon Quantum General Openness or instructor approval.


COURSE OBJECTIVES
Understand the major functional components within Unity software. How these components are integrated to form a programming and troubleshooting software system.
Learn how the software imports and exports projects..
Create, edit, and modify the programmable controller's program, both online and offline.
Complete controller configuration for the processor, remote processor, distributed I/O, terminal I/O, and hot standby. (Quantum Unity and M340 Unity Controllers.)
Understand the Unity database, project file structure and understand the difference between the virtual world and the real world when troubleshooting.
Install Unity software on a computer and configure it to communicate with Modicon programmable controllers. (Modbus and Modbus Plus communications.)
Open, close and save projects and sections of existing control projects to and from your Modicon Unity controller to a project file.
Edit programs using the network editor features (cut, paste, delete, search, etc.)
Explore the use of Analyze Section and Analyze Project for troubleshooting and monitoring program functionality.
Learn to use the built-in Unity Simulator for programming and diagnostics.
Document programs, attaching pneumonic descriptors, wire tag numbers and locations, long comments, short comments, and maintenance notes to Modicon Unity programs.
Attach directly to the programmable controller to monitor and perform online programming, diagnostics, documenting, and troubleshooting.
Explore the six (6) different IEC-61131-3 program editors: Function Block Diagram, (FBD); Sequential Functional Chart, (SFC); Ladder Logic Diagram, (LL); Instruction List, (IL); 984 Ladder Logic (984LL) and Structured Text, (ST).

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