Automation Studio is used to configure and program all B&R control components. Core issues include getting a clear overview of all product groups, initial commissioning of a controller, understanding the functions of the runtime environment and knowing the options for integrated configuration and diagnostics.
Automation Studio 4 or later installed on the user’s laptop
Experience in manual configuration of IP address in Microsoft Windows
- Use the programming tool Automation Studio and its help documentation.
- Configure hardware functions and set up CPU simulation.
- Configure the target's network options and use Target Browser to find the target.
- Create, compile, and transfer project to target.
- Ladder Diagram will be the language of choice for the basic courses, but the instructor can provide guidance for using Structured Text or ANSI C.
- Manage variable declaration and data retention.
- Use standard functions (e.g. compare and compute) and function blocks (e.g. timers and counters) in Ladder Diagram.
- Store project source files on the target.
- Utilize common Automation Runtime features, such as cycle time adjustment.
- Use System Diagnostics Manager, Runtime Utility Center and Automation Studio to troubleshoot hardware issues and diagnostic software bugs.
- Integrate mapp functionality into your application.
- Participants will create projects and configure controller components.
- Participants will create programs for automation applications.
- Participants will simulate processes and then start them up.
- Participants will perform diagnostics on controller components and programs.