B&R drive solutions are configured, put into operation and diagnosed in Automation Studio. Uniform software interfaces compliant with PLCopen make it easy to program and combine a variety of different drive components in the machine.

  • The components of a mechatronic drive solution
  • Configuring the B&R drive solution
  • The testing environment for commissioning a drive
  • Using diagnostic tools
  • mapp technology concept
  • PLCopen-compliant basic functionsPLCopen is a vendor-independent organization in the field of industrial control technology. They develop standards intended to increase the efficiency of application development and lower the maintenance costs of associated software. (Source: translated from the German version of the PLCopen entry in Wikipedia)
  • Structured programming of movement sequences
  • Simulation options
  • Creating a sample applications

Documents provided

TM400 – Introduction to Motion Control

In general, motion control encompasses a broad range of components used to control motion sequences. This training module provides an overview of the different types of motors and encoders as well as the necessary electronics and software.

Learning objectives and contents

  • Core aspects of a mechatronic drive solution
  • The basic requirements of a drive system
  • Electric motors
  • Position encoder
  • Inverters
  • Drive mechanics and power transmission
  • The B&R drive solution
  • Typical topologies, product overview, software access and decision-making guidelines
  • Introduction to the topic of drive sizing


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TM400 – Introduction to Motion Control



TM410 – Working with Integrated Motion Control

The entire B&R motion control product line is fully integrated in Automation Studio. The drive configuration, programming, commissioning and diagnostics can therefore all be performed using a single tool. A high-performance simulation environment extends the many functions that are available.

Objectives and content

  • Understanding drive hardware and software
  • Adding and configuring drives in Automation Studio
  • Components of the motion control system
  • Commissioning and diagnostics environment
  • Command interface
  • Parameter management
  • Recording drive data in real time
  • Determining control parameters using autotuning
  • Commissioning preparations
  • Drive and motor simulation


Model Number

TM410 – Working with Integrated Motion Control



TM440 – Motion Control: Basic Functions

PLCopen-compliant standard libraries are used to program drive functions. The included function blocks can be used for all B&R drive components.

Objectives and content

  • Introduction to the mapp technology concept
  • Using the MpAxis configuration
  • Integration in the control project
  • Switch on the controller, homing, perform base movements.
  • Overview of PLCopen standard and PLCopen state diagram
  • Overview of drive states, error evaluation and diagnostics
  • Configuration of axis factor and axis period
  • Saving and loading the drive configuration
  • Status evaluation in the application program
  • Transferring setpoint values cyclically
  • Overview of the ACP10_MC library


Model number

TM440 – Motion Control: Basic Functions




SEM210 – Automation Studio Training: Basics

Automation Studio is used to configure and program all B&R controller components. Core topics such as getting an overview of all product groups, initial commissioning of a controller, understanding the functions of the runtime environment and using the options for integrated configuration and diagnostics will be shown.

  • B&R company presentation
  • B&R philosophy and products
  • Working with Automation Studio
  • Using the integrated help system
  • Establishing an online connection to the controller
  • Initial installation of a controller
  • Developing the hardware configuration
  • Working with text and table editors
  • Functions and options offered by Automation RuntimeAutomation Runtime is the operating system that runs on all B&R controllers.
  • Automation Runtime configuration options
  • Runtime and boot behavior of the controller
  • Using the integrated diagnostic options
  • Overview of available programming languages
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Event location

B&R Curitiba
Senador Salgado Filho
SL 01, Bairro:Uberaba
81… Curitiba (81570-001)


B&R HQ: Campinas
Av. Alexander Grahan Bell
Condomínio Techno Park
13069-310 Campinas

+55 / 19 2513 - 8400

Additional information

From: 22.08.2019
Start: 08:30

To: 23.08.2019
End: 16:00

Booking Status:
Duration: 2 Days

Language: Portuguese