Industrial Automation using



Course Objective and Description:

The objective of these Industrial training courses is to take the student from a beginner to Medium level PLC programmer, designer, and troubleshooter and establishing communication between HMI & SCADA environments. Students will learn PLC programming languages, HMI & SCADA Tagging and its properties as they progress at their own pace through exercises of increasing complexity. They will gain a working knowledge of digital and analog inputs and outputs, timers, counters & advanced programming tools. Upon completion of the course the student is expected to be able design, specify, and install medium level PLC HMI systems and better understanding of SCADA and DCS systems, and to troubleshoot and diagnose problems. 

Course Outline: 

1 Introduction to PLC    

   What is PLCs and how do they work?

    History of PLC

    PLC Layout diagram

    Merits & de-merits of PLC

    Different Brands & their software

    Types of PLC

    Languages of PLC 

2. Industrial Control Devices 

         JIS Wiring Symbols

         Manually operated switches

         Mechanically operated switches

        Electromagnetic switches 


        Sensor & Transducers

        Analog I/O  

3. Relay Logic Circuit designing

         Self-holding / Latching circuits

         3 Phase Star Delta connections

         Reverse Forward 3 Phase circuits  

4.   PLC Hardware & Interfacing Technique  

    Internal Architecture

    Guts of PLC

    Major units of PLC


    General  I/O wiring

5.   PLC operation 

    Operation sequence, PLC status, Memory types

    Communication Setup 

6.   SIMATIC S7 System Family Overview  

   Series of  S7-200 family PLC

   S7-200 components

   Basic Requirement

   Capabilities of S7-200 CPUs

   S7-200 memory ranges & features

   I/Os addressing

   I/O installation

   Modes of S7-200 PLC 

   Programming and communication devices

   Networking possibilities 

7.   Programming Software  

            Hardware and software requirements

            Installation procedure

            Using the Help and Tutorial files

            Using the Menus and Toolbars

            Understanding the STEP 7 file structure 

8.   Principles of Programming  

         Linear program structure

         Program designing, tools selection & error checking with Step-7 Micro Win software.

         Communication setup, online monitoring ,checking ,uploading downloading techniques 

9.   Basic Instruction Set  of PLC 

    Bits Logic

    Set /Reset

    Positive & Negative Transition 



    Using the instruction set to solve an application program. 

10.       Advanced Instruction Set  of PLC  

    Logical Functions


    Move Functions

    Mathematical Functions

   Increment & Decrement 

    Program Control  

11.       Special Features  

   Real Time clock

   Memory Cartridge usage

   PPI Communications 

12.       Program Documentation and Storage  


   Printing programs & documentation

13.       Debug and Test Tools  

   Using S7 Status Chart monitoring feature

   Monitoring and modifying variables

   Error codes

   Force functions 

Programming examples


1.   Introduction to HMI

   Introduction and History of HMI

   Merits & de-merits of HMI

    Different Brands & their software

    Types of HMI

   Introduction to HMI editor software 

2.   Creationg Project

   What is a project

   Creating a project (tool bar)



   Hardware settings

   System parameters 


   What is Screens or Windows?

   Window/Screen Types

   Create a Window/Screen

   Window/Screen settings 


   What is Alarms?


   Create alarms

   Alarm Settings 


   What is event?

   Create an event

   Event settings 


   What is Trend?

   Create a Trend Screen 



   Alarm Event Display

   24 Hours Trend Display

   Event Display with history 

Equipment to Use: 


         Programming Cable


         Programming software 

Training Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will main components of programmable controller systems and describe their functions

1.   PLC interfacing techniques

2.   Describe the flow of information through a programmable controller system

3.   Navigate through the PLC software

4.   Transfer, monitor, and run simulated, live projects

5.   Interpret  ladder logic programs

6.   Understanding of programming tools and its application

7.   Isolate and safely correct PLC system problems

8.   Interpret ladder logic for the purpose of troubleshooting

9.   Make changes to hardware and programs as specified by others

Who Should Attend? 

This course will benefit those who will be programming, installing equipment, maintaining equipment, purchasing or implementing cost reduction and automation programs, or maintaining and troubleshooting PLC based equipment. Manufacturing Engineers, Technicians, Supervisors, Engineering university students, Industrial Engineers, Plant Operations Managers, Maintenance Personnel or other personnel involved in planning, design and setup of manufacturing facilities and personnel who encounter control systems in their course of daily functions should also attend.

Starting From


Last Date of Registration



17:00 21:00 (Saturday)

11:00 17:00 (Sunday)



Per Participant

* 10% Discount for  group of two or more

Duration = 48 Hours

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