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PLC Technician Troubleshooting eLearning | Siemens S7-300 PLC Training

Model Name: PLC Troubleshooting -Siemens S7 eBook Courseware

Model Number: EB404

Learning Topics

  • PLC Operation
  • PLC Programming
  • PLC Troubleshooting
  • PLC Interfacing
  • PLC Applications
  • PLC Program Editing
  • BCD/LED Instructions
  • Discrete I/O
  • Counters/Timer Instructions
  • Block Transfer
  • Program Control Instructions
  • Math Instructions

Amatrol’s Siemens PLC Technician Troubleshooting eLearning teaches troubleshooting, programming and applications of the Siemens’ S7 PLC. (References 890-S7312B and 890-S7315B)

What are Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)?

Programmable Logic Controllers (also called PLCs) are industrial computers. They provide a means of controlling machines and other industrial applications with a computer instead of using hard wired devices, such as relay coils and contacts. PLCs can control any number of industrial applications, including robots, environmental control in buildings, assembly machines, security systems, and automatic transfer lines.

What are Advantages of a PLC?

The PLC gives industry the power, speed, and flexibility of a computer. By replacing mechanical components with a PLC, the control of a process becomes faster, cheaper, and therefore, more efficient. The PLC is a better choice than relays or a standard computer for several reasons. These include:

  • Less Space – A PLC requires much less space than a standard computers or a relay panel that could do the same job.
  • Lower Cost – A PLC can cost as little as four or five relays, but is can replace hundreds of relays.
  • Resistant to the Environment – A PLC’s casing is industrially hardened to withstand the harsh environment of a factory.
  • Direct Interface – Standard computers require a complex and limited system to interface to real world components, while a PLC can be directly wired to these components.
  • Easy Programming – PLCs most often use a programming language called ladder logic. This language is based on industrial standard symbology used in hard-wired relay systems.
  • Flexibility – PLC programming can be changed much more quickly than hard wired relays and a PLC requires few (if any) component changes.

PLC Technician Troubleshooting eLearning Allows 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 chose 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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