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Siemens Step 7 Classic for Maintenance Personnel

November 17, 2020 at 8:30 AM - November 19, 2020 at 4:30 PM

This three day course assumes the student has a very basic understanding of PLCs and will introduce students to the Step 7 software package, used to program and maintain the S7-300/400 PLC systems. The class focuses on maintaining & troubleshooting the S7 PLC using Step 7. The student will spend the last hour of the class using what was learned to troubleshoot an actual faulted PLC system.

Course Length & Time: Three days. 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM


  • S7 Family Hardware Overview
  • S7 Hardware Installation & Maintenance
  • Remote I/O Installation & Maintenance
  • Using Simatic Manager
  • Editing/Adding Symbols to a Project
  • Viewing the S7 PLCs Integrated Web Server
  • Overview of PROFIBUS & PROFINET Networks
  • Using a Variable Table for Troubleshooting
  • Overview of S7 Addressing
  • Why Various Programming Methods Are Used (Linear, Partitioned, Structured)
  • Basics of Organization Blocks
  • Basics of Functions (FC) & Function Blocks (FB)
  • Basics of Data Blocks
  • Monitoring PLC Program Blocks
  • Overview of Basic Instruction Set (Contacts, Coils, Timers, Counters)
  • Overview of IEC Functions & Function Blocks
  • What Are Libraries Used For
  • Rewiring a User Program
  • Comparing Programs
  • Using Cross Reference, Usage Table & Program Structure Tools
  • Troubleshooting a S7 PLC Using LEDs
  • Troubleshooting a S7 PLC Using Step 7
  • Troubleshooting a S7 PLC Using the Integrated Web Server
  • How to Force a Value
  • Documenting, Saving & Archiving Projects

Prerequisite: Basic Understanding of PLCs

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November 17, 2020 at 8:30 AM
November 19, 2020 at 4:30 PM
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