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ControlLogix PLC and Troubleshooting

Monday, Sep 25, 2017 - Thursday, Sep 28, 2017
This course introduces the ControlLogix controller. It explains the components of a ControlLogix system and the basic ladder logic instructions and how they are programmed. It shows how to configure the communication drivers using RSLinx. General troubleshooting is also covered.
  • Identify a ControlLogix system and its components
  • Identify basic ladder logic instructions and their meaning
  • Configure the communications drivers for RSLogix 5000™ and RSLinx™
  • Use the programming software to monitor input and output devices
  • Understand the diagnostics provided by the programming software
  • Perform general practices for maintaining and troubleshooting a PLC system
  • Introduction
    • An Overview of Programmable Logic Controllers
    • Identifying RSLogix 5000 Software Components
    • Interpreting RSLogix 5000 Project Organization and Execution
  • Communications
    • Connecting a Computer to a Communications Network
    • Communicating with a ControlLogix Controller
  • Creating Projects, Tags, and Instructions
    • Configuring Local I/O Modules
    • Creating Tags and Monitoring Data
    • Drafting Basic Ladder Logic
    • Selecting Basic Ladder Logic Instructions
    • Entering Ladder Logic Components
    • Monitoring Arrays and Tags of User-Defined Data Types
    • Documenting and Printing Components
    • Searching for Project Components
    • Interpreting a Basic RSLogix 5000 Project
  • Maintenance and Troubleshooting
    • Applying Preventative Maintenance and Troubleshooting Strategies
    • Troubleshooting ControlLogix  Controller Problems
    •  Forcing I/O and Toggling Bits in RSLogix 5000 Software
    • Troubleshooting ControlLogix Digital I/O Module Problems
    • Troubleshooting ControlLogix Analog I/O Module Problems
    • Troubleshooting 1756 Remote I/O Problems
    • Troubleshooting ControlLogix Power Supply Problems
    • Troubleshooting Noise Related Problems in ControlLogix System
    • Troubleshooting and Monitoring using a Trend Chart
    • Managing RSLogix 5000 Project Files
    • Troubleshooting Basic RSLogix 5000 Projects
    • Understanding Control Systems
  • Remote I/O and Advanced Topics
    • Identifying Industrial Networks for Use in a ControlLogix System
    • Configuring a Controller to Produce and Consume Data
    • Configuring ControlLogix Controllers to Share Data
    • Communicating with a Remote 1756-I/O Module
    • Retrieving and Setting Controller Status Values: GSV/SSV Instructions
    • Configuring a Message
    • Allocating Connections