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Areas of Study | | ELEC277 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: ELEC277
COURSE TITLE:Siemens Programmable Controllers
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course will introduce the student to the hardware, setup, and basic Simatic S7 software. The configuration of programming software for different hardware set-ups will be introduced. Basic programming in Siemens using rack addressing with slots (input/output modules) will be taught and emphasized. Basic troubleshooting techniques will be taught and practiced by building a simple industrial system.

PREREQUISITES:
ELEC275

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Learn the language of Siemens Software.
  • Learn to enter/editing/download/run Siemens programs
  • Learn to hard-wire a Simatic S7 input/output modules
  • Troubleshoot a system using VAT table to determine input/output states

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Installation of a SIMATIC S7 Unit
  2. SIMATIC Manager
  3. Hardware configuration
  4. Symbols
  5. Functions and Function Blocks
  6. Binary operations
  7. Digital operations
  8. Troubleshooting – VAT, RLO
  9. Archiving/Retrieving

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Instructor handouts / Siemens Materials

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Lab Evaluations
Practical Exams

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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