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Profibus Basics eLearning | Mechatronics Controller Programming and Training

Model Name: Mechatronics - Siemens S7300 eBook Courseware

Model Number: E72001

Learning Topics

  • Automation Operations
  • Basic Component Adjustments
  • Pick and Place Feeding
  • Gauging
  • Indexing
  • Sorting and Queuing
  • Servo Robotic Assembly
  • Torquing
  • Parts Storage
  • Multiple Station Control

Mechatronics is the field of study that produces operators, technicians, and engineers who are qualified to support these sophisticated automation systems. In the Profibus Basics eLearning module, learners will study the basics such as automation operations and basic components and build to more advanced topics like pick and place feeding, gauging, and indexing. (References 870-PS731)

What is a Flexible Manufacturing System? What are the Advantages of an FMS?

While automation systems can be applied to fixed applications, where they are designed to make a specific product, they are increasingly used in flexible manufacturing systems. A flexible manufacturing system, or FMS, consists of a group of automated machines linked by a material handling system. It also includes a controller that can be programmed to make a variety of products, product styles, or parts.

One advantage of an FMS is cost reduction. There are three reasons for the increased savings:

  • One set of equipment can produce multiple products, so less equipment is needed.
  • Setup time is reduced because the system can be reprogrammed to change products instead of being physically retooled.
  • Small batch runs of each product can be produced because product changes can be done by reprogramming, so inventory costs are less.

Profibus Basics eLearning & eBooks Allow Online Access to Curriculum

Amatrol’s eBooks look like a real book and allow users to flip between pages with ease. Enhanced with features such as keyword searches and zoom controls that enable a user to quickly locate and view information, these eBooks are a fantastic learning tool. Amatrol’s eBooks are available online and can be used by anyone with access to Amatrol’s Learning Management System (LMS). Optionally, if you choose to use your own LMS, these eBooks are SCORM compatible to allow smooth integration into your current training system. Combined with our already extensive library of interactive multimedia titles, which are also SCORM compatible, users can now complete their entire course work online!

Key Features

  • Strong Depth and Breadth of Content
  • Built for Self-Paced Learning
  • Easy, Quick Navigation
  • Searchable Course Content

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