MG6020 – Automation
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To enable the student to learn modern advanced automation systems and practice used in industry.
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- Learning Outcomes
- 1.Select, interface, program and operate typical industrial networks.
2.Apply a SCADA/HMI software package.
3.Analyse peer to peer communication between PLCs.
4.Interpret and apply IEC 61131-3.
- Automation networks, concepts and the choice of media for applications.
Advanced interfacing methods.
The operation of a field bus.
Programming and interfacing of a touch screen to a PLC.
Concept, purpose, capability and programming of a SCADA system.
Peer to peer communication between PLCs.
IEC 61131-3 Function Block Diagram, Structured Text and Sequential Function Chart programming.
- Assessment Criteria
- Assessment 1Tests30