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Simatic PCS 7

Training Equipment


  • Advanced programming techniques. This course is directed at users with engineering experience in the fields of configuring, design & commissioning of SIMATIC S7 programmable controllers. The knowledge & skills acquired in the ST-7PRO1 and ST-7PRO2 courses will be consolidated & extended to enable the participant to structure & generate & put into operation complex programs. The knowledge provided by this course makes it easier to automate a process plant.


** Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Training units
  • The SIMATIC Manager
  • Hardware Configuration
  • Block Architecture and Block Editor
  • Symbols
  • Binary Operations
  • Digital Operations
  • Data Storage in Data Blocks
  • Functions and Function Blocks
  • Organization Blocks
  • SIMATIC PCS7 System Overview
  • Configuration Overview
  • Configure the Workstation

** Day 2

  • Configure the AS
  • Network Configuration
  • Create Project Structure
  • Create OS Structure and Screens
  • Introduction to WINCC
  • Configuring Objects
  • Introduction to CFC’s
  • Programming with CFC’s
  • Create first exercises for Reactor Project
  • Create interlocking and alarms
  • Create WINCC pictures

** Day 3

  • Introduction to SFC’s
  • Create SFC for first Reactor
  • Create Reactor pictures in WINCC
  • Create online trends
  • Create Archive trends
  • Admin rights and setting up users
  • PID Selftuner
  • Introduction to CFC Chart in Chart
  • Create lower-level Chart
  • Parameter assignments in lower-level Chart for WINCC
  • Using STL as source to create own CFC
  • Create alarms from this new block for WINCC

** Day 4

  • Introduction to Multiprojects
  • Create a Multiproject with a Master Data Library
  • Create Process Tag Types
  • Create second Reactor
  • Update and do screens in WINCC
  • Create a Model
  • Create third and fourth reactors
  • Update and do screens in WINCC
  • Create a sub-sequence for first Reactor(SFC)
  • Introduction to SCL
  • SCL exercises

** Day 5

  • WINCC OS Project Editor
  • Standard Object Configuration
  • Group Display setup
  • WINCC Special Features (Customized Objects)
  • WINCC Message System
  • C and VBS scripting
  • Time Synchronization
  • Lifebeat Monitoring
  • WINCC Report System
  • Server-Client setup

Participant Prerequirements

Successful completion of the ST-7PRO1 or the ST-7SERV1 & ST-7SERV2 courses.

Course Specifications

Type: Face-To-Face
Duration: 5 days
Language: English
Fee: R 15,000


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