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Bug free PLC programming example – 21 CFR Part 11

Source: PLC programming examples under GMP GAMP 5

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GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice), GAMP 5 (Guide for Validation of Automated Systems), 21 CFR Part 11. IEC 25010

Best practices in the PLC programming realm, uses Static Analysis (verification testing). It is probably one of the least covered in PLC training, and therefore least practiced. (With those receiving BIN95 PLC training being an exception to that rule as they have always covered it in the instructor based classes since 1995.) Yet it should be one of the most important parts of the automation control design phases.

See 5 reasons why static analysis of PLC programming is very important.

The most important being Safety, Maintainability and Cost Savings over the life cycle of the equipment that PLC code controls. Many machine designers and system integrator claim they do not have the budget to do static analysis to GAMP 5 level of quality. The cost of not doing so, is passed on to you (the end-user of the equipment) for the life of the equipment.

That cost to end-user, when measured in using TDC (True Downtime Cost), can and often is … astronomical over the life of the equipment.

March 23, 2017 Posted by | Education, Electrical, engineering, maintenance, manufacturing | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Siemens PLC Programming Example 1

This PLC programming example PDF expands on last post where we started looking at the Siemens PLC counter using the Siemens PLC simulator.plc-programming-example-pdf

To open PDF, click “Siemens PLC Programming Example PDF

Source: Siemens PLC Programming Example 1

December 23, 2016 Posted by | Education, Electrical, engineering, maintenance, PLC | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Online MCC Electrical Training

This online motor control center training certificate course for beginners.

Source: Online MCC Electrical Training It is also great for a refresher. Below is a little video tour and demo of the MCC electrical Course…

December 16, 2016 Posted by | Education, Electrical, engineering, maintenance, manufacturing, safety | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

RSLogix 5000 Programming

A ControlLogix – RSLogix 5000 Tutorial

Check out the RSLogix 5000 Tutorial to get started with understanding the structure (architecture) PAC RSLogix 5000 programming.

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A ControlLogix project is comprised of tasks that contain programs routines and other elements. Tasks within the project set the execution priority for one or more programs and schedule the program’s execution with up to 32 tasks available.

The programming task are configured to execute

Continuous: The continuous task is executed continuously as long as periodic or event tasks are not being executed. When the continuous task completes a full scan, it restarts immediately.
Periodic: Periodic tasks perform a function at a specified interval. Configurable time periods range from point 1 milliseconds to 2,000 seconds. Priorities assigned, range from 1 to 15.
or Event-based:Event task are executed immediately when a specific trigger occurs. A trigger is defined by the user and can be a change of state of an input or specific motion control operations.

In summary tasks are executed one at a time depending on their priority and only one task is continuous.Learn more see RSLogix 5000 Tutorial

October 18, 2016 Posted by | Education, Electrical, engineering, maintenance, PLC | Leave a comment

Electrical Engineering: Why is there so much theoretical in BSEE programs?

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This article answers –

Why so much theoretical in BSEE college Electrical Engineering programs and not much practical application?

It answers in a unique way that may be more understandable by students asking that question. See and share …

Source: Electrical Engineering students: Why so much theoretical?

October 3, 2016 Posted by | Education, Electrical, engineering | , , | Leave a comment

Electric Motor Troubleshooting Flowchart

Free online electric motor troubleshooting flowchart tool. Mobile friendly too, so accessible wherever you are troubleshooting electric motors.

Source: Electric Motor Troubleshooting Flowchart

September 29, 2016 Posted by | Education, Electrical, engineering, maintenance, Skill Shortage | , , | Leave a comment

Siemens PLC Simulator and Plant Simulation Software

This Siemens PLC Simulator and Plant Simulation Software bundle make for a great Siemens training tool.

Source: Siemens PLC Simulator and Plant Simulation Software

Siemens PLC Simulator and Plant Simulation Software bundle, hands-on training tool in a more safe and productive environment. Build your own plant, write your own PLC programs, run the simulation of all.

August 25, 2016 Posted by | Education, Electrical, engineering, maintenance, manufacturing, PLC | , , | Leave a comment

SCADA Basics course using Siemens automation WinCC as tutorial

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SCADA Basics Course is also 1/2 the PLC and SCADA Certificate course. The brand used in SCADA tutorial Siemens automation WinCC. Also covers in depth, industrial network security. 4.2 CEUs

Most who view the source page below click on the link to view SCADA Basics Course sample PDF, once they get there.

Source: SCADA Basics course using Siemens automation WinCC as tutorial

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June 5, 2016 Posted by | Education, Electrical, engineering, maintenance, manufacturing, PLC | , , | Leave a comment

Foundational Fieldbus Basics Training Course

Use this foundational fieldbus basics training course software program learn FOUNDATION Fieldbus, Profibus PA, HART And ASi.

Source: Foundational Fieldbus Basics Training Course

April 17, 2016 Posted by | Education, Electrical, engineering, maintenance, PLC | , , , , | 1 Comment

Instrumentation and Process Control Training

Instrumentation and Process Control Training Book

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Source: Instrumentation and Process Control Training

April 1, 2016 Posted by | Education, Electrical, engineering, maintenance | , , , | Leave a comment

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