SIMATIC S7 Service and Maintenance 3

This course uses a 'hands-on' practical approach to reinforce the theoretical aspects of the training. Practical tasks are undertaken using a distributed Profibus nodes and S7-300. This course is for SIMATIC S7-300-400 PLC users with basic SIMATIC control system knowledge who install or maintain automation systems and their application programs. This course continues skill development in troubleshooting and modifying a control system focusing upon commissioning, maintenance and integration of system blocks into a program. Configuration and integration of an HMI and drive system into the student's application project builds experience managing a complete
automated control system. The course format consists of instruction and hands-on exercises. Participants will use test, debug and diagnostic tools to complete the commissioning, programming and system integration exercises.

On completion of this course the participant will be able to:-

  • Commission a simulated assembly line program.
  • Eliminate software errors that lead to a CPU stop.
  • Eliminate logical software errors.
  • Integrate System Blocks into a program.
  • Display Diagnostic Messages.
  • Profibus DP error analysis using System blocks.
  • Use WinCC Flexible for troubleshooting.
  • Hardware and Software Commissioning
  • Statistical Storage of Data on an HMI Touch Panel
  • Use of System Blocks including IEC Timers and Counters
  • Use of the Multi Instance model in Data Blocks
  • Analysing error messages using System blocks
  • Profibus DP slave diagnosis use integrated blocks
  • PLC - HMI co-ordination

This course is aimed at service/maintenance personnel who are interested in solving a variety of SIMATIC S7 tasks, and have attended the SIMATIC S7 Service and Maintenance 1 and 2 courses.

The ability to use a MS Windows PC, keyboard and mouse to include opening and closing programs, locating files, copy and paste objects /data (text, etc). Drag and drop files, objects/data (text, etc). Use of menus and multi-menus, manipulation of windows within a multi-window environment. Use of MS Windows Help. Must have attended the Siemens SIMATIC S7 Service and Maintenace 1 and 2 Courses.

5 Days