Continuing Education

PLCC201 - Introduction to Siemens - I

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Course Overview

Boost your knowledge of programmable logic controllers by delving into Siemens PLC. Siemens PLCs are impressive, compact, and modular controllers that offer scalability and integration for mechatronic tasks. Explore Siemens Step 7-1500 CPUs and Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) Portal engineering software. Discover different features of TIA Portal such as hardware configuration, basic elements of a control program, Organization Blocks, Functions, Function Blocks, and basic tools for developing logic in Ladder Diagrams.

With the skills gained in this course, you will be able to identify and describe the components of a Siemens PLC, monitor program blocks, download and upload to a Siemens PLC, and program Ladder Logic by using TIA portal.

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  • Face to Face: Where: In-person meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Face-to-face instruction at all class meetings. Location may be on campus or at a worksite.
  • Blended: Where: Mixture of in-person & online components. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Combination of face-to-face and online components at specific times. Some online components may be accessed online anytime.
  • Hyflex: Where: Choice to attend in-person or online meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. For each class, students choose to attend in-person with the instructor or online at a specific time.
  • Remote Live Delivery: Where: Online with instructor. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Instruction is delivered at set times online. Students do not come to campus.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online. While there are no set class meetings, there may be set due dates and deadlines for some activities. Students may interact with peers through virtual tools.
  • Remote Independent: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online, with no instructor support. While students choose when to do coursework, there may be set due dates and deadlines. 
  • Work Placement: Where: In-person meetings. When: Work is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Onsite work integrated learning. Location at a worksite.
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