Programmable Logic Controllers & Human Machine Interface

Dates: July 14-28, 2023

Meets: F from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Course Fee: $1,999.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

PLC Programming Level IV

Course Description:
The HMI Programming (PLC Level IV) Course is the final course in the PLC Certification series of courses. This course specifically targets Maintenance Technicians and Engineers who are tasked with maintenance, troubleshooting, improvement, and/ or development of equipment and processes that utilize Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs). The course covers: configuring a PanelView Plus terminal, RSLinx enterprise communications, FactoryTalk security, and display security, creating and customizing a FactoryTalk View ME application, creating and modifying tags and graphic objects, adding and configuring graphic displays, creating and manipulating graphic objects, configuring basic animation for FactoryTalk View ME objects, configuring RSLinx Enterprise Communication in a FactoryTalk ME application, creating and configuring interactive controls, information messages, alarms, and macros, and managing FactoryTalk View ME runtime files. Hands-on laboratory exercises utilizing Allen-Bradley PLCs and software are utilized to facilitate learning.
Course Objective:
Individuals successfully completing this course students will be able to develop an operational RSLogix FactorTalk View ME program running on a PanelView Plus terminal that satisfies a given machine operating specification. This will encompass the ability to develop an HMI program directly from a narrative description and write efficient HMI programs utilizing RSLogix FactorTalk View ME software per standard programming procedures.
Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course students will be able to:
1. Creating and Organizing a Studio 5000 FactoryTalk View Studio ME Application
2. Navigate through Terminal settings and set the IP address
3. Setup a Data Server
4. Ability to create static graphic objects including texts, panels, and images
5. Ability to import an image from Application Explorer and the Image Browser
6. Ability to place an image from the Graphic Library and the Symbol Library
7. Ability to manipulate graphic objects using the Graphics Toolbar, the Arrange Menu, and the Objects Menu
8. Ability to use various tools to adjust a graphic objects property's
9. Ability to turn a graphic object into wallpaper
10. Ability to add display navigation to screens
11. Ability to create a Pop-Up display
12. Ability to add and configure Pushbuttons
13. Ability to add and configure Indicators
14. Ability to add and configure Animations
o Ability to perform basic Microsoft Windows Tasks
o Knowledge of common PLC terms and operation
o Ability to develop efficient ladder logic programs utilizing RSLogix Studio 5000 software per standard programming procedures

PLC Programming Course Outlines Continuing and Professional Education The University of Akron Page 5 of 5 Method of Instruction: Class time will be spent reviewing topics as indicated followed by hands-on demonstrations and activities to strengthen knowledge retention of concepts learned. A certification exam will conclude the course. This 24-hour course will be taught in three (3) - eight (8) hour classes at The University of Akron (or onsite)

Fee: $1,999.00

Daniel Kandray

Date Day Time Location
07/14/2023Friday8 AM to 4 PM SCHRANK SOUTH 237
07/21/2023Friday8 AM to 4 PM SCHRANK SOUTH 237
07/28/2023Friday8 AM to 4 PM SCHRANK SOUTH 237


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