Students who attend this class must have a working knowledge of the PLC5 system, and be comfortable working in a windows environment.
RSLogix 5, RSLogix 5000, and RSLinx Rockwell Software products. This class will be taught using Windows XP Professional.
This course is for those who already have a working knowledge of the PLC5 system, and need to understand the differences between the PLC5 and ControlLogix. This course will also cover how to convert a PLC5 project into a ControlLogix project.
At the end of this course, students will:
Demonstrate an understanding of the differences between the PLC5, and ControlLogix.
They will be able to convert a project, and modify or add logic to an existing program.
Students will also be able to navigate through logic using the logic browser, and cross-referencing tools for the purpose of troubleshooting equipment.
Introduction and Pre-Test
Overview of the fundamental differences between the PLC5 and ControlLogix
ControlLogix Hardware (includes wiring)
Ethernet (IP Addressing, Ping, and Web Server (on board the Ethernet Module))
DF1 (using a null-modem cable to connect the PC directly to the Processor)
Program Tags (Local to the program they reside in)
Controller Tags (Global)
Continuous (normal scan to PLC5) vs. Periodic (similar to the STI in PLC5)
Scheduling programs within a Task (each program simulates an entire virtual PL5 with it’s own main routine, sub routines, and program tag database)
Creating tags to use in Logic (a structure was already set up in the PLC5, but in ControlLogix, variables must be declared)
The Instruction Set (This is very similar to the PLC5)
Basic Instructions (XIO, XIC, OTE)
Timer and Counter Instructions
Analog instructions (and configuration of the analog module)
User Defined Data Types (The PLC5 did not have this feature, but it can be used to organize data, and to make tags name more user-friendly)
Converting a project from PLC5 or SLC to ControlLogix