Industrial Automation

INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION, MECHATRONICS AND CONTROL ENGINEERING

PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTOLLER (PLC)

 

Introduction-Control System and Types of Control Systems

Control System Architecture, Automation Hierarchy

Introduction-Automation, PLC/PAC

Relay Logic, Wiring Techniques

PLC Hardware/Architecture/DI/DO/AI/AO

Power Supply, CPU, Memory Module, I/O Module, Communication Bus System, Sourcing and Sinking Concepts

PLC Series & Types of CPU, Local and Remote I/O’s

Addressing Concepts/Scan Cycle

PLC Programming Languages (Ladder Logic/FBD)

NO/NC/Timers/Counters/Bit/Byte/Word/Compare Instructions

Program Control /Compute/Move/Shift/Sequence/Scaling

Subroutine & Interrupts Programming

Panel wiring Designing

Networking and Communication with SCADA and HMI

Commissioning, Troubleshooting and Fault Analysis in PLC.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROL AND DATA ACQUISTION (SCADA) & HUMAN MACHINE INTERFACE (HMI)

 

Introduction and Application of SCADA & HMI

Creating Tags and Addressing/Images & Objects Configuration

Dynamic properties (Blinking/Visibility/Movements/Filling/Size)

Creating & Accessing Real-time & Historic Trends

Alarm & Event Configuration

Writing logic through Script

Window navigation/Developing Function Keys

Report Generation of Current Plant

Recipe Management

Database and DDE Connectivity

Structure Tags, Html Browsing

I/O Driver configuration

Interfacing with PLC, HMI and other Software & Troubleshooting

 

AC DRIVES (VFD)

 

AC Drives introduction

Components of AC Drives

Types of AC Drives

Parameterization of AC Drives

Speed Modulation

Operation from Digital keypad

Operation from Terminals

Jog frequency, Preset speeds

Advantages & Application of AC Drives

Interface with PLC, SCADA & HMI.

 

BASIC ELECTRICAL DESIGN

 

Basics of Relays, Contactors, Timers, OLR.

Switchgear, Digital Timers, Counters

Single Phase & Three Phase System

Measurement of Current, Voltage, Power

Different Types of Motors, Power Circuit

Motor Control Circuits – DOL, Star Delta

Industrial Motor Controls

PROCESS INSTRUMENTATION

 

Introduction to Instrumentation
Introduction to Instruments used in Industry

Types of Sensors, Transducers and Transmitters

On/Off Solenoid Valves

Measurement of Level, Temperature, Pressure, Flow

Electromechanical Transducers

Instruments Maintenance.

Block Diagrams, P&ID Symbols.

 

INDUSTRIAL NETWORKS

 

Introduction to Industrial networking

Digital data acquisition and network

Physical coding of bits

OSI Reference model

Ethernet Networks

The HART digital/analog hybrid standard

Various Communication Protocols

  • Modbus
  • Foundation Fieldbus
  • Profibus PA/DP/FMS
  • AS-I
  • CAN bus
  • Control NET
  • Device Net
  • BACnet

Serial connections: RS232/RS422/RS485

Master/Slave, Client/Server and producer/Consumer

 

MECHATRONICS

 

Introduction to Mechanical and Electronic systems

Introduction to Robotics and Robotic System

Most important characteristics of a pumping system

Types of pumps

Primary, Secondary Pump Selection, Pump in series and parallel

Selection of Pumps

Rotary pumps

DG Sets

Electro-Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems

Pneumatic Controlled Pick and Place application.

Speed and direction Control using PLC,HMI and VFD.

Sensors, Actuators and Control elements

Fans and Blowers

Air flow measurement and calculation

Methods to reduce air flow

Screw Compressors, Conveyors, Material Handling, Cranes, Hoisting

 

DISTRIBUTED CONTROL SYSTEM (DCS)


Architectural evolution for DCS
Hardware architecture of DCS
Processor, Power Supply, I/O modules, Communication modules
Operator and Engineering station, Redundancy

Comparison between the hardware PLC & DCS