Training Schedule UK and Ireland 2015

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Training Schedule UK and Ireland 2015

COURSE NAME

PART NUMBER

LENGTH

PRICE (GBP/EURO)

Fundamentals

CBS-154

4 Days

£1365 / €1750

Advanced

CBS-254

4 Days

£1365 / €1750

VBA for iFIX

CBS-354

4 Days

£1365 / €1750

Proficy Historian Development

CBS-345

2 Days

£740 / €995

Introduction ( Level 1 )

CBS-030

4 Days

£1365 / €1750

Advanced ( Level 2 )

CBS-355

4 Days

£1365 / €1750

Fundamentals

CBS-570

3 Days

£1000 / €1300

OEE

CBS-571

2 Days

£740 / €995

Quality

CBS-369

2 Days

£740 / €995

Controller Programming Logic Developer PLC

CBS-447

4 Days

£1160 / €1450

Proficy Workflow Fundamentals

CBS-402

3 Days

£1000 / €1300

Proficy CSense

60101

4 Days

£1365 / €1750

Proficy Batch Execution Development

CBS-114

4 Days

£1365 / €1750

Proficy iFIX

Proficy CIMPLICITY HMI

Proficy Plant Applications

COURSE SCHEDULE

Location Index TW - GE-Intelligent Platforms Office, Towcester, England GL - Kerrco, Glasgow, Scotland EU – Class will run at a GE location in UK, France or Germany Proficy iFIX Fundamentals (4 Days)

13th - 16th Jan 10th – 13th March 21st – 24th Apr 16th - 19th June 1st – 4th Sept 24th - 27th Nov

TW TW TW TW TW TW

17th – 20th Feb 26th – 29th May 20th – 23rd Oct

TW TW TW

7th – 10th April 15th – 18th Sept

TW TW

24th – 25th March 19th – 20th May 22nd – 23rd Sept

TW TW TW

Proficy iFIX Advanced (4 Days)

Proficy iFIX VBA (4 Days)

Proficy Historian Fundamentals (2 days)

Proficy Plant Applications Fundamentals (3 Days)

23th – 25th Feb

UK

13th – 15th July

EU

5th - 7th Oct

EU

26th – 27th Feb

UK

16th – 17th July

EU

8th - 9th Oct

EU

Call for Dates

EU

Call for Dates

EU

3rd – 6th March

TW

13th - 16th Oct

TW

7th – 10th July

TW

10th – 13th Feb

TW

5th – 8th May

TW

18th - 21 Aug

TW

10th – 13th Nov

TW

Proficy OEE (2 Days)

Proficy Plant Applications Quality (2 Days)

Proficy Plant Applications Production Management Fundamentals (3 Days)

Proficy CIMPLICITY HMI Introduction ( Level 1 ) (4 Days)

Proficy CIMPLICITY HMI Advanced ( Level 2 ) (4 Days)

Proficy Controller Programming Logic Developer PLC (4 Days)

Proficy Workflow Fundamentals (3 Days)

Call for Dates

TW

Call for Dates

EU

Proficy CSense (Troubleshooter & Cause +) (4 Days)

Proficy Batch Execution (4 Days)

Call for dates

TW

Proficy Portal Development (2 Days)

Call for dates

TW

Tailored and on site classes are available, details and costs supplied on request. Please call or email for further information. Specialised classes can also be arranged for products which do not have a scheduled class, contact us with your enquiry

ALL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-154

Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX Fundamentals Course Description The Proficy iFIX Fundamentals course is designed to provide a good working knowledge of iFIX. All major features are covered, from project configuration to data acquisition and visualization. Valuable hands-on lab exercises are provided to guide students through the building and modification of an HMI/SCADA application from top to bottom.

Who Should Attend? This course is designed for process, automation or instrumentation engineers and system integrators who will be developing, configuring and using applications on an iFIX system.

Are There Any Prerequisites? Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows operating systems. Control system exposure and experience is recommended.

What Tasks Will Be Taught in This Class? Upon completion of this Course, the student will be able to:           

Understand communication between iFIX SCADA Servers and iFIX iClient nodes. Configure iFIX nodes using the System Configuration Utility. Configure I/O Drivers to communicate with iFIX. Create and modify standard Process Database tags. Create graphic screens (pictures) using a wide variety of object types and animations. Design and build a picture navigation strategy. Create basic scripts using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). Configure alarming and create screens to monitor and acknowledge alarms. Use trending to monitor both real-time and historical data. Design and build a system-wide security strategy. Use a variety of iFIX Utilities and Operating System administrative options to troubleshoot project or system process faults.

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

4 days

8 students

9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

Brochure

CBS-154

GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-154

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary.)

Day 1 Morning:

Afternoon:

Introduction to iFIX

I/O Drivers

Study the basic features and architecture of iFIX software.

Install, configure, and monitor I/O Drivers, especially v7 OPC Servers.

System Configuration Utility

Introduction to Database Manager

Configure an iFIX node, including networking, tasks, and alarm services.

Use the Database Manager to rapidly build a Process Database.

Day 2 Morning:

Afternoon:

Digital Database Tags

Introduction To the Workspace

Use the Database Manager to create Digital Input and Digital Output tags.

Begin with orientation to the iFIX Workspace, picture documents and development tools.

Analog Database Tags

Graphic Objects

Use the Database Manager to create Analog Input and Analog Output tags.

Begin building displays using links, shapes, dynamos and other graphic tools.

Day 3 Morning:

Afternoon:

Data-Entry and Control

Scripting with VBA

Create user interactive controls in displays.

Globals

Using Visual Basic for Applications to extend picture functionality.

Create global variables and tables.

Archiving Data

Animations

Archive process data using an Historian.

Create visual cues and enrich information delivery by linking objects to real-time data.

Picture Navigation Create a picture navigation strategy.

Day 4 Morning:

Afternoon:

Trending

Troubleshooting

Create pictures to monitor real-time and historical data.

Use iFIX and Operating System utilities to troubleshoot application elements.

Tag Groups

Security

Using Tag groups for optimized development.

Design and implement a security strategy.

Alarming Build displays to monitor alarm information.

Brochure

CBS-154

GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-254

iFIX Advanced Development Course Description iFIX Advanced Development concentrates on the skills and

knowledge required to extend the core functionality of iFIX. In addition, there are a range of topics that discuss the integration of iFIX applications with external systems such as historians, relational databases, office and reporting applications as well as other automation applications.

Who Should Attend? This course is designed for developers responsible for building and implementing full-featured iFIX HMI/SCADA systems. These topics focus on integration and programming and will be beyond the needs of most casual users.

Are There Any Prerequisites? Completion of iFIX Fundamentals is a prerequisite for taking this course. Prior exposure to programming (in any language) is of benefit as is prior exposure to relational databases and SQL.

What topics will be covered in this course?            

Integrate iFIX with OPC servers and Clients Advanced configuration with Database Blocks Integrate iFIX with Proficy Historian Integrate iFIX with Relational Databases (RDBs) Use VisiconX to build graphical RDB tools for users Extend iFIX Alarm systems to RDBs and Proficy Historian Master Dynamo creation and maintenance Work with ActiveX components Develop schedules to automate workflows and processes Drive reports with iFIX Configure Server Fail-over and Redundancy Prepare iFIX for use with Terminal Server

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

4 days

8 students

8:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

iFIX Advanced Development GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-254

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-254

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary.)

Day 1 Morning:

Afternoon:

Review iFIX

OPC Clients

Review the basic features and functions of iFIX.

Learn more about the myriad ways of using OPC to connect iFIX sub-systems as data clients of other applications.

Review iFIX Architecture & Applications Walk through the essentials of iFIX applications and the system architecture.

Introduction to OPC Find out more about the OPC communication methods available to industrial control applications.

OPC Servers Learn more about the myriad ways of using OPC to configure iFIX sub-systems as data servers.

Day 2 Morning:

Afternoon:

Database Blocks Redux

Integrate iFIX with Relational Databases

Delve deeper into the Process Database and the blocks available to iFIX SCADA applications.

Find out how iFIX can inter operate with relational databases for both read and write transactions.

Integrate iFIX with Proficy Historian

Use iFIX Database Blocks with RDBs

Learn about the tools available for seamlessly integrating iFIX to Proficy Historian, including tools for both providing and retrieving data.

Build the necessary infrastructure to communicate to RDBs at real-time via database blocks and services

Day 3 Morning:

Afternoon:

Use the Workspace to access RDBs

Deploying ActiveX in iFIX

Combine programmatic and graphical methods within the Workspace to interact with RDBs

Create interactive user controls in displays.

Use VisiconX with RDBs

Extend trending functionality with extra developer know-how.

Build interactive displays to access RDBs using simple, graphical, wizard-based controls.

iFIX Alarm Archiving Explore the different methods of archiving alarms to external systems for further analysis.

Mastering Charts and Chart Groups

Dynamo Creation and Maintenance Build easily maintained symbol libraries. Explore how to use them to maximize functionality while minimizing maintenance effort.

Day 4 Morning:

Afternoon:

Schedules

Enhanced Fail over

Build schedule to automate routine tasks.

Walk through the iFIX Enhanced Failover features create high availability SCADA systems.

Elementary Reporting Discover how to extend iFIX to meet your reporting needs.

Supplemental Topics Integrating Change Management iFIX with Terminal Services

iFIX Advanced Development GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-254

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-354

Using VBA with Proficy iFIX Course Description The Using VBA with Proficy iFIX course is designed for those who wish to acquire a basic knowledge of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) within iFIX. This knowledge will allow the student to generate VBA based solutions for their special system requirements. The course begins with an introduction to VBA and why VBA is so important in today’s applications. Lectures, coding examples, and labs are included in this course on the important aspects of VBA, as well as reference to Visual Basic syntax. This course will demonstrate to the student how to enhance runtime operation to solve special problems.

Who Should Attend? This course is principally designed for process, automation, or instrumentation engineers and system integrators who will be developing, configuring, and using applications created with iFIX.

Are There Any Prerequisites? Completion of Proficy iFIX Fundamentals course (GFS-154) is a must! Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows operating systems. Familiarity with some programming language would be helpful, but is not required.

What Tasks Will Be Taught in This Class? Upon completion of this Course, the student will be able to:         

Understand how VBA functions inside of iFIX. Create VBA procedures (functions and sub-procedures). Understand and create (declare) variables of various data types (including arrays) and use them to make expressions. Use simple VBA code structures including decisions, loops, and collections. Use the VBA MessageBox and InputBox commands and create VBA Forms. Access iFIX data and use iFIX Subroutines and Methods Create and use Error Handlers in VBA and use VBA debugging tools. Access Relational Databases using ADO (ActiveX Data Object). Use VBA Automation to make References to other applications.

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

4 days

8 students

9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

Using VBA with Proficy iFIX GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-354

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-354

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary.)

Day 1 Morning:

Afternoon:

VBA Overview

Procedures and Code Locations

VBA terminology and an introduction to the VBE (Visual Basic Editor).

Create procedures and use procedure arguments.

VBA and iFIX

Using iFIX subroutines and methods and invoking code in iFIX applications.

iFIX subroutines and methods

Details on how VBA functions within iFIX and how to use VBA Help.

Day 2 Morning:

Afternoon:

Variables

Expression

Understand and create (declare) variables of various data types.

Use functions and variable to make complex expressions.

VBA Debugging Tools

Functions

Using VBA tools, like Watch Window and Locals Window, to debug code.

Use pre-built functions (Message Box and Input Box) and create new functions.

Decision Code Use If Then Else and other decision code.

Day 3 Morning:

Afternoon:

Forms

Looping Code and Arrays

Create and use Forms, including unloading and hiding Forms.

Use For loops and Do loops. array variables.

VBA and iFIX

Error Handlers

Accessing the iFIX Process Database

Use error handlers to create better code.

Create and populate

Day 4 Morning:

Afternoon:

Accessing Relational Databases

VBA Automation

Access Relational Databases using ADO (ActiveX Data Object).

Use VBA Automation to make References to other applications

Collection Object

Win32 API

Create and use collections to enhance an application.

Using the Windows Applications Programming Interface from iFIX VBA

ActiveX Using ActiveX with iFIX.

Using VBA with Proficy iFIX GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-354

GE Intelligent Platforms

Part #: 44A728312-345

Proficy Historian Fundamentals Course Description The Proficy Historian Fundamentals course is designed to provide the student with a good working knowledge of the standard edition of Proficy Historian. Topics include administration focus for the server-based tasks as well as development focus for the client-based activities. The course provides lab time for building skills essential to developing and maintaining the Proficy Historian in a process environment.

Who should attend? This course is designed for process, automation, or instrumentation engineers and system integrators who will be developing, configuring, and using applications on a Proficy Historian system.

Are there any prerequisites? Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Excel.

What topics will be covered in this course?         

Understand architecture communication between Proficy Historian Servers and Proficy Historian Client nodes. Configure Proficy Historian using the Proficy Historian Administrator. Configure Proficy Historian Data Collectors, including the Simulation collector, OPC collector, File collector and Windows Performance collector. Manage and configure data stores and archives. View collected data using the Excel Add-In Client. Launch and use the Proficy Historian Analysis web client. Configure the Proficy Historian OLE DB Provider. Design and build a Proficy Historian security strategy. Use a variety of Proficy Historian utilities and Operating System administrative options to troubleshoot the system.

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

2 days

8 students

9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

Proficy Historian Fundamentals

GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services

Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-345

GE Intelligent Platforms

Part #: 44A728312-345

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary.)

Day 1 Morning:

Afternoon:

Introduction to Proficy Historian

Tags

Study the basic features and architecture of Proficy Historian software.

Explore tag configuraton, sampling, compression and maintenance.

Architecture & Administration

OPC Collector

Look at Proficy Historian components, architecture and the Proficy Historian Administrator

Explore the OPC Collector.

Data Stores & Archives

Configure xml or csv files for collection by Proficy Historian

File Collector

Configure and manage Proficy Historian Data Stores and Archives.

Proficy Historian Clients

Introduction to Collectors

Understand the available clients, including Proficy Historian Analysis, OLE DB and the Excel Add-In.

Understand the available collectors and install collectors using the installer. Discuss collector redundancy.

Day 2 Morning:

Afternoon:

Proficy Historian Analysis

Administration with the Excel Add-in

Introduce Proficy Historian Analysis and the main client screen.

Administer Proficy Historian tags, data messages and alarms using the Excel Add-In.

Analysis Displays

Proficy Historian OLE DB

Create Proficy Historian Analysis displays using the available tools.

Proficy Historian Analysis Reports

Access Proficy Historian data using standard OLE DB applications, including the Proficy Historian Interactive SQL Client.

Create Proficy Historian Analysis reports using the available reports.

Proficy Historian Security Design and build a Proficy Historian security strategy.

Proficy Historian Excel Add-in

Proficy Historian Troubleshooting

Build reports to display Proficy Historian data using the Excel Add-In.

Learn about the Windows Performance collector. Use Windows and Proficy Historian tools to troubleshoot the system.

Proficy Historian Fundamentals

GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services

Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-345

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-241

Proficy Portal Fundamentals Course Description This Proficy Portal Fundamentals course is designed to provide the student with a good working knowledge of RTIP. The material covers two broad categories of functions: Server-Administration tasks and Client-Visualization tasks. The course includes lab time for configuring and applying the RTIP software to data analysis applications for a variety of Proficy and third-party data sources.

Who Should Attend? This course is designed for process, automation, or instrumentation engineers, system integrators and any other information technology (IT) professionals who will be developing, configuring, and using RTIP server and client components.

Are There Any Prerequisites? Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows operating systems. An understanding of Plant Historian, Relational Databases and OPC is very helpful.

What Tasks Will Be Taught in This Class? Upon completion of this Course, the student will be able to:    

Understand architecture and communication between the RTIP Server and web browser Clients. Install and configure an RTIP Server, including the configuration and building of a security strategy that is tightly bound to Windows security. Create client displays using datalinks, charts, grids, form components and other analysis objects. Connect to and retrieve data from a variety of data sources.

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

2 days

8 students

8:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

Proficy RTIP Development GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-241

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-241

Course Agenda In general, the administration and client tasks are separate and can be grouped into distinct development roles or phases. To reflect this, the course has been divided into two main segments: 1) Server-based elements for administrators and 2) Client-based elements for users. Η denotes RTIP Historian Edition, E denotes RTIP Enterprise Edition.

Day 1 Server-based elements (for Administrators) Server components, settings and user profiles (Η) RTIP Server security, SSL and Windows (Η) Historian data connectors – Proficy Historian, Cimplicity PE Data Logger, OSI PI Historian (Η) Enterprise data connectors – Relational Databases, Real-time OPC, iFIX, and Cimplicty PE (Ε) Remote Interface (RIF) Servers (Η) SQL Statement Builder – SQL Schemas, Queries and Parameters (Ε) Logging and troubleshooting (Η)

Day 2 Client-based elements (for Users) Client tools and RTIP displays (Η) Historian displays (Η) Charts, grids and pen groups (Η) Time Components (Η) Real-time displays (Ε) SQL displays and query controls (Ε) Navigation, URLs and Commands (Η) Symbols and display templates (Η) Web Controls and Links (Η)

Proficy RTIP Development GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-241

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: 44A728312-633

Plant Applications Fundamentals Course Description Proficy Plant Applications Fundamentals will teach the student how to configure and maintain Plant Applications software. This course provides an entrylevel introduction to essential Plant Applications administrator capabilities and applications. This includes learning to configure the plant model, products, events, variables, calculations, user displays and user security. Students will also be taught how to utilize aspecting and the Unified Manufacturing Database, apply quality specifications, setup alarms and SPC rules, track downtime and waste and run Plant Applications Web Displays through Proficy Vision. Valuable hands-on lab exercises are provided which guide students through the configuration of the out-of-the-box capabilities of Proficy Plant Applications.

Who should attend? The course is intended for Plant Applications Administrators and power users that are responsible for configuration and support of the software within their organization.

Are there any prerequisites? Participants should have a basic understanding of manufacturing terminology and the role of industrial software. They should also have a general knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and Excel, plus Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS).

What topics will be covered in this course? The following topics will be covered in this session:      

Exploring the Plant Applications architecture and design. Creating, configuring and implementing a Plant Model hierarchy. Performing aspecting and employing a Unified Manufacturing Database. Creating aggregate and custom calculations. Defining and applying unit-based and central level specifications. Applying alarm and SPC rules in Plant Applications. Configuring downtime and waste tracking and using associated client applications.Using Web Client Displays. Applying the Plant Applications security model and configuring e-signatures. Using Server Management tools.

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

3 days

8 students

9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

Plant Applications Fundamentals GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services

Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-570

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: 44A728312-633

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary)

Day 1 Morning:

Afternoon:

Introduction to Proficy Plant Applications

Production Events

Study the basic features and architecture of Proficy Plant Applications. Examine aspecting and the UMDB. Review Plant Applications' client tools and learn to configure data sources.

Configure Production Event type Variables and Production Events on Production Units and learn how to automatically detect them with Event models. Create an Autolog Production Event display and configure its properties.

Plant Model Configure Departments, Production Lines, Production Units and Variables. Learn to use the Import/Export tool of Plant Applications.Configure Time-Based Variables and learn key variable properties.

Calculations Learn how to acquire data from Process Historians,, and aggregate the data as needed. Create Calculations using the Equation Editor, VB Script, and Stored Procedures.

Day 2 Morning:

Afternoon:

Product Management

Plant Applications Alarms and SPC

Configure Products and assign them to Production Units. Explore Product Change Events.

Define alarming conditions based on data points outside of their specification limits. Build a Alarm View Display to alert on process variations. Run and view Alarm related Reports and Web Parts. Configure SPC Variables and Groups, define SPC Rule Alarming and trigger SPC Alarms. Create SPC calculations using the out-of-the-box pre-configured calculations. Run and view SPC related analysis Reports and Web Parts.

Specification Management – Unit Level and Central Specifications Introduce the features of Plant Applications Quality Management. Describe the relationship of product information with specification. Define quality and process specifications at the Unit (Machine) and Central (Plant wide) levels.

Day 3 Morning:

Afternoon:

Downtime Overview

Web Client Displays

Introduce the concept of "downtime" and how Plant Applications handles Downtime Events. Configure Slave Units, Faults, Downtime Events, Reasons, and Reason Trees. Build Downtime Displays.Configure Automatic Downtime Detection using a Downtime Event Model.

Learn to use the Plant Applications Multi-Event display. Run Web Client Displays through the Proficy Vision interface.

Waste Overview Discover what exactly "Waste" is and how Plant Applications monitors and records Waste Events. Configure Waste Events, Conversion Types, and Waste Displays and Manually Enter Waste Information. Build a Waste View Display.Configure Automatic Waste Detection using Waste Models.

Plant Applications Security Configure Administrator security and user (Data Level) security and review 21CFR11 functionality

Plant Applications Maintenance Learn routine maintenance tasks, troubleshooting tools and techniques.

Plant Applications Fundamentals GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services

Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-570

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: 44A728312-636

Proficy OEE Fundamentals Course Description Proficy OEE Fundamentals training will teach the student how to configure the Plant Applications software to produce efficiency related metrics for their plant environment. This course provides an introduction to the concept of efficiency management and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). This includes learning to configure downtime, waste and production tracking in Plant Applications for the purpose of generating production metrics (OEE). Students will also be taught how to utilize captured Plant Applications data in web enabled analytical tools and use the OEE Analysis Web Client Display to explore the why, what and when that impacts manufacturing efficiency. Valuable hands-on lab exercises are provided which guide students through the configuration of the out-of-the-box capabilities of Proficy Plant Applications efficiency management features.

Who Should Attend? Administrators and power users of Proficy Plant Applications who want to configure Proficy Plant Applications for OEE analysis and efficiency metric generation.

Are There Any Prerequisites? Participants should have successfully completed the Proficy Plant Applications Fundamentals classroom training or have equivalent experience.

What topics will be covered in this course? The following topics will be covered in this session:     

Explaining the concept and theory of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). Configuring and tracking downtime and waste for the purpose of generating production metrics. Using the Multi-Event Web Display for downtime and waste event analysis. Running standard efficiency related web reports and web parts and explaining the function of each. Using the OEE Analysis Web Display.

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

2 days

8 students

9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

Proficy OEE Fundamentals GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services

Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-571

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: 44A728312-636

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary)

Day 1 Morning:

Afternoon:

Introduction to Proficy OEE

Production Tracking

Introduce the features of Plant Applications Efficiency Management. Describe the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (O.E.E) concept and define the components of the Plant Applications efficiency calculation.

Gain knowledge of how production data collection is accomplished for Production Units in Plant Applications with the use of production count variables.

Downtime Tracking

Configure automatic waste detection using timebased and event-based waste models. Build Plant Applications Client waste displays. Run and view waste related reports, web parts and web displays..

Introduce the concept of "downtime" and how Plant Applications handles downtime events. Configure slave units, faults, downtime events, reasons, and reason trees. Build Plant Applications Client downtime displays.Run and view downtime reports, web parts and web displays.

Waste Tracking

Day 2 Morning:

Afternoon:

Production Metrics

Using OEE Analysis Displays

Configure Production Metrics (OEE) on a Production Unit in Plant Applications. Run, View and Analyze OEE/Production Metric related reports, web parts and active server applications.

Explore the OEE Analysis Displays. Run Quality, Availability and Performance Distribution web displays through the Proficy Vision interface.

Proficy OEE Fundamentals GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services

Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-571

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: 44A728312-636

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary)

Day 1 Morning:

Afternoon:

Introduction to Proficy OEE

Production Tracking

Introduce the features of Plant Applications Efficiency Management. Describe the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (O.E.E) concept and define the components of the Plant Applications efficiency calculation.

Gain knowledge of how production data collection is accomplished for Production Units in Plant Applications with the use of production count variables.

Downtime Tracking

Configure automatic waste detection using timebased and event-based waste models. Build Plant Applications Client waste displays. Run and view waste related reports, web parts and web displays..

Introduce the concept of "downtime" and how Plant Applications handles downtime events. Configure slave units, faults, downtime events, reasons, and reason trees. Build Plant Applications Client downtime displays.Run and view downtime reports, web parts and web displays.

Waste Tracking

Day 2 Morning:

Afternoon:

Production Metrics

Using OEE Analysis Displays

Configure Production Metrics (OEE) on a Production Unit in Plant Applications. Run, View and Analyze OEE/Production Metric related reports, web parts and active server applications.

Explore the OEE Analysis Displays. Run Quality, Availability and Performance Distribution web displays through the Proficy Vision interface.

Proficy OEE Fundamentals GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services

Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-571

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-369

Proficy Plant Applications Quality Course Description Proficy Plant Applications Quality explains how to

configure Plant Applications to capture the precise specifications of a product run and manage the quality of all raw materials, in-process products and finished goods. Discussion includes the concepts of Specification Management and how the relationship of products with specifications can streamline the process of maintaining product information. Configuration is shown for site-specific and equipment-specific product specifications, Alarm conditions, and Statistical Process Control (SPC) analysis tools. Web-enabled analytical tools are used to expose product relationships for analysis and troubleshooting, and to measure variation in the plant manufacturing process. Valuable hands-on lab exercises are provided to provide tangible configuration skills.

Who Should Attend? Administrators of Proficy Plant Applications who want to configure the Plant Applications Quality module.

Are There Any Prerequisites? Participants should have successfully completed the Proficy Plant Applications Fundamentals classroom training or have equivalent experience.

What Tasks Will Be Taught in This Class? Upon completion of this Course, the student will be able to:      

Briefly describe the overall capabilities of the Plant Applications Quality Module. Describe the concept of Specification Management. Create and manage Unit and Central Specifications. Configure standard and SPC alarming to capture reasons for out-of-spec conditions. Build a conformance model to perform event and variable conformance analysis. Use the available quality related reports in Plant Applications and explain the function of each

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

2 days

8 students

9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

Proficy Plant Applications Quality GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

www.ge-ip.com/training

CBS-369

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-369

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary)

Day 1 Morning

Afternoon

Introduction to the Quality Module Introduce the features of the Plant Applications Quality Module. Describe the relationship of product information with specifications.

Specification Management – Unit Level Specifications Configure Products and define Quality and Process Specifications at the Unit (Machine) Level. onfigure an Autolog Display to view quality information.

Specification Management – Central Level Specifications Part 1 Configure Specifications at a Central (Plant wide) level across multiple units using the Single and Multiple property approaches. Build a Relative View Display. Run and view Variable Specification related Reports and Web Parts.

Specification Management – Central Level Specifications Part 2 Configure Specifications at a Central (Plant wide) level across multiple units using the Hierarchical property approach. Configure Multi-Element Specifications for download to a SCADA system or PLC.

Day 2 Morning

Afternoon

Plant Applications Alarms

Event Conformance

Define alarming conditions based on data points outside of their Specification Limits. Build a Alarm View Display to alert on process variations. Run and view Alarm related Reports and Web Parts.

Configure a Conformance model to automatically set disposition based on quality. Run and view Variable and Event Conformance related Reports and Web Parts.

Statistical Process Control (SPC)

Production Run Analyst Application

Configure SPC Variables and Groups, define SPC Rule Alarming and trigger SPC Alarms. Create SPC calculations using the out-of-the-box pre-configured calculations. Run and view SPC related analysis Reports and Web Parts.

Learn how this "real-time" application is utilized to review-to-review current process and quality conditions versus standard (recipe) conditions and historical conditions.

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CBS-369

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-370

Production Management Fundamentals Course Description Proficy Plant Applications Production Management Fundamentals will teach you how to configure Plant Applications software for Product tracking, Product Genealogy and Schedule/Order Management. It provides entry-level access to Production Management capabilities and applications. This includes learning to configure the Plant Model for production tracking, performing Event Model design to identify and quantify materials to be created and tracked, as well as completing Genealogy Model design. Valuable hands-on lab exercises are provided to guide students through configuration by modeling a fictitious manufacturing process.

Who Should Attend? The course is intended for those that are responsible for configuration and support of the software within their organization as well as Integrators responsible for the implementation of the Production Management Module.

Are There Any Prerequisites? Participants should have a basic understanding of Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) & Microsoft Excel. They should also have an understanding of basic manufacturing terminology and have attended the Plant Applications Fundamentals training class.

What Tasks Will Be Taught in This Class? Upon completion of this Course, the student will be able to:    

Describe the functionalities found in the Plant Applications Production Management Module; Use the Plant Applications tools to model production tracking and product genealogy; and Understand how Input Models function (Note: the detailed scripting of generic model stored procedures is not covered in this fundamentals class); and Execute a Schedule while applying production counts to a Process Order on the Schedule.

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

3 days

8 students

9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

Proficy Plant Applications Production Management Fundamentals GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

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CBS-370

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-370

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary) Day 1 Morning

Afternoon

GE Proficy Plant Applications Overview

Event Model Design

Review the basic features and design of Proficy Plant Applications and the Plant Applications Administrator.

Configure placeholder Production Events to support Production Management and enable User Defined Events and variables to collect data in the context of a phase. Study the role of Event Dimensions and create event dimension variables while Exploring Autolog Production Event and User Defined Event displays.

Production Management Introduction Introduce the Production Management Module and its importance for integration with other systems Study the components of Production Management and Production Management terminology.

Plant Model Design Configure the Plant Model for the purpose of Production Management. Identify how products are associated to the Plant Model for Product Tracking. Learn to use Product Change Event Detection Models.

Day 2 Morning

Afternoon

Genealogy Model Design

Material Balance Calculations

Study the basic features of Plant Applications Genealogy and it components.

Study the role and configuration process for setting up material balance calculations to manage event dimensions in Plant Applications.

Raw Material Inputs and Input Models

Using Genealogy related Applications

Learn how to define Raw Material Inputs for process flow between Production Units. Configure Movement and Genealogy Models to support

Build a Plant Applications Genealogy View and Autolog Genealogy application and explore there core functionalities.

Day 3 Morning

Afternoon

Product Flow Design

Plant Applications Schedule Execution

Learn how to model product flow by configuring Execution Paths and Flow Controls. Understand how to control the flow of a product in a multi-step process. Build a Production Overview Display to show Execution Path details.

Study the anatomy of a Process Order and MES -ERP Integration. Configure Production Alarming Execute an Order item and perform order management execution tasks using the Schedule View Application.

Proficy Plant Applications Production Management Fundamentals GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

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CBS-370

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBN-030

Proficy CIMPLICITY Fundamentals Course Description The Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY Fundamentals course is an entry-level course focusing on the multiple aspects of project configuration. Valuable hands-on lab exercises are provided which guide students through the building and modification of the HMI application.

Who Should Attend? This course is designed for Operators, Application Designers, and System Managers.

Are there any prerequisites? Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows operating systems. Previous controls and HMI/SCADA experience is an asset.

What Tasks Will Be Taught in This Class? Upon completion of this Course, the student will be able to:           

Create and configure a new Project including the Point Database of the project. Configure graphic screens. Create Events and Actions using the Basic Control Engine, including simple scripts using a VB compliant language. Create Database Logging tables. Create and modify Trend Charts and Alarm Viewers. Work with Linked Objects. Work with Smart Objects. Work with the various Animation capabilities of CIMPLICITY HMI. Use native and 3rd party ActiveX controls in CIMPLICITY HMI screens. Work with Screen Variables to build displays quickly and efficiently. Build an elegant navigation scheme using the Navigation Configuration tools.

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

4 days

8 students

9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

Proficy CIMPLICITY Fundamentals GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

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CBN-030

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBN-030

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary.)

Day 1 Morning:

Afternoon:

Introduction to CIMPLICITY HMI

Point Configuration

Study the basic features and design of CIMPLICITY software.

Create and configure the point database for the classroom project.

Project Configuration

Point Control Panel

Create a new CIMPLICITY project and configure ports, devices, resources, users and roles.

Use the Point Control Panel to verify the project’s points

Day 2 Morning

Afternoon:

Graphics

Alarm Configuration

Create the main project screen. More screens are created throughout the duration of the course.

Configure project points for alarming. Configure Alarm Classes, Alarm Strings and Alarm Help files. Use the Alarm Sound Manager.

Alarm Viewing Configure and use the various Alarm Viewers. an alarm print file.

Create

Day 3 Morning:

Afternoon:

Linked Objects

CimEdit Scripts

Create linked objects for use on project screens.

Create scripts within CimEdit and configure procedures to invoke the scripts.

Basic Control Engine

Animation Techniques

Create simple scripts using the Script Editor. Create and configure Events and Actions using the Event Editor. Use the BCEUI to trigger and test events.

Use various animation techniques to modify the main project screen to provide better functionality and operator feedback.

Day 4 Morning:

Afternoon:

Database Logger

ActiveX Controls

Create logging tables to log project point data. Query the database from Excel. Link SQL logging tables to Access. Use the Historical Alarm Viewer to access logged data.

Access ActiveX methods associated with Trend charts. Embed 3rd party ActiveX controls in a CIMPLICITY screen.

Trending

Use variables to build your screens quickly and efficiently.

Access and use Quick Trends. Create and configure screens with embedded Trend charts.

Smart Objects Create a screen using Smart Objects. Modify Smart Objects and add them to a graphics library.

Using Screen Variables

Navigation Configuration Use the Navigation Configuration tools in CIMPLICITY to rapidly develop a scheme for viewing sets of displays.

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CBN-030

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-355

Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY Advanced Course Description The Proficy HMI/SCADA – CIMPLICITY Advanced course will introduce the students to configuring Servers and Viewers, OPC Client and Server, Advanced Viewer, Database Logger & SQL Server Express, use variables with Linked Objects, Server Redundancy, Alarm Viewer custom buttons, Classes and Objects, VisiconX and Dynamic Graphic Replay (DGR). An experienced instructor is provided to guide the student using demonstrations and hands on lab exercises.

Who Should Attend? This course is designed for Application Engineers and System Managers.

Are There Any Prerequisites? Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows operating systems. Participants must have completed the Proficy CIMPLICITY Fundamentals course.

What Tasks Will Be Taught in This Class? Upon completion of this Course, the student will be able to:           

Configure Client nodes (Viewers) Connect CIMPLICITY OPC Client to a 3rd party OPC Server Connect a 3rd party OPC Client to CIMPLICITY OPC Server Use variables with Linked Objects Configure ODBC Data Sources Create custom buttons for the Alarm Viewer Use the Advanced Viewer Work with Classes and Objects Configure Server Redundancy Use VisiconX objects to display data Use the DGR

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

3 days

8 students

9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

Proficy HMI_SCADA CIMPLICITY Advanced GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

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CBS-355

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-355

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary.)

Day 1 Morning

Afternoon

Client (Viewer)/Server Setup

OPC Client

Understand the client/server architecture, learn the key features in developing screens for Viewers, connect a client to a server and locally load screens on a viewer.

Overview of OPC Client, review the supported features, client configuration checklist – port, device and points, DCOM overview.

Project Security Learn about the essential tools for securing the HMI/SCADA environment.

Overview of OPC Server, OPC Client/Server architecture, OPC Server User Interface, configuration and troubleshooting.

Introduction to OPC

Advanced Viewer

Overview of what OPC is and how it is used.

Build a display to connect to an OPC Server directly, without creating Server points.

OPC Server

Day 2 Morning

Afternoon

Database Logger and SQL Server Express

Using VisiconX

Work with SQL Server Express as the data repository for CIMPLICITY Data.

Build data-rich screens with SQL-querying capabilities using these pre-built, wizard-configurable objects.

Using Variables

Script Execution

Use variables to build your screens quickly and efficiently.

Build Screen Scripts, use the Event Manager to execute them and display script output visually.

Day 3 Morning

Afternoon

Classes and Objects

Alarm Viewer Custom Buttons

Plan a class, import a class, configure class attributes, configure data items, write class scripts, events and actions, create a CimEdit screen and create an Object.

Modify the Alarm Viewer to use custom buttons for Alarm Management.

Server Redundancy

Build screens to review and diagnose issues within your process. Learn how DGR gives you an instant replay of your process events in your HMI screens.

Overview of Server Redundancy for Automatic and Manual, hardware and software requirements, configure redundancy and parameters and review the recovery procedures.

Dynamic Graphic Replay – DGR

Supplemental WebView Historian Integration Change Management Integration

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CBS-355

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-402

Proficy Workflow Fundamentals Course Description Proficy Workflow Fundamentals is a three-day course that

focuses on elementary configuration and development of Proficy Workflow applications. Participants will work with a sample system to connect Workflow to a variety of data source applications. Administration, authoring and reporting activities are also provided to present a complete and practical orientation to the Proficy Workflow solution.

Who should attend? This course is aimed at those who will be designing developing and deploying Proficy Workflow in an industrial setting.

Are there any pre-requisites? Suitable candidates will be experienced with Windows operating systems. Database knowledge will be an asset for reporting topics. Familiarity with at least one of the other Proficy solutions, such as Proficy iFIX, Proficy CIMPLICITY, Proficy Historian, Proficy Portal or Proficy Plant Applications is also recommended.

What Topics will be covered in this class?         

Discuss the Proficy SOA architecture Navigate the Proficy Client Build Resource Data Models Setup Proficy SOA Data Communication Connectors Configure Displays and Design Forms Implement Proficy SOA Events Author Workflows and implement Workflow Schedules Retrieve data from the Proficy SOA Reporting database Perform SOA System Administration

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

3 days

8 students

8:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

CBS-402 Proficy Workflow Fundamentals GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

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CBS-402

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: 60101

Proficy Troubleshooter - Fundamentals Course Description Proficy Troubleshooter software guides users to define process problems through visualizing historian data, and analyzing data trends and plots. Users are then able to rapidly construct and analyze process models. No previous modeling experience or specialized skills are required. Different techniques are used for continuous, discrete and batch processes. The models are used to extract "IF...THEN" process rules, identify causes of problems, and quantify variable correlation and interrelationships. If you wish to enroll in 4 days of training, enroll in this course, "Proficy Troubleshooter", and also "Real-time Solution Deployment".

Who Should Attend? Historian users, production managers, process engineers, automation engineers, plant management.

Are There Any Prerequisites? Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows operating systems. Six Sigma training, data analysis, statistics, process modelling and advanced control knowledge will be an advantage, but is not a requirement.

What Tasks Will Be Taught in This Class? Upon completion of this Course, the student will be able to:      

troubleshoot a process to identify causes of production problems explain production variances using a model extract "IF ... THEN" process rules from historical data that explain process behaviour quantify relationships between process variables and production performance reduce the variance by optimizing operating conditions customize process models and solutions for specific process problems

Course Material and Evaluation Software This course makes use of Proficy Virtual Campus Training Course software. No other training course material will be provided. Afterwards students will receive a 30 days evaluation version of both Proficy Troubleshooter and Proficy Virtual Campus Training Course software.

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

2 days

8 students

9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

Proficy Troubleshooter Fundamentals GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

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60101

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: 60101

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary.)

Day 1 Morning:

Afternoon:

Rapid Process Troubleshooting methodology Troubleshooting Continuous Processes – Case 1

Troubleshooting Continuous Processes – Case 2

Day 2 Morning:

Afternoon:

Troubleshooting Batch Processes

Troubleshooting Discrete Processes

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60101

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: 60102

Real Time Solution Deployment Course Description Learn how to develop real-time solutions using an intelligent historian. This course uses several programs, including Proficy Troubleshooter and Cause+. This course is typically taken in the 2 days following the Proficy Troubleshooter training courses, which is a pre-requisite. If you wish to enroll in 4 days of training, enroll in both "Proficy Troubleshooter" and also in this course, "Real-time Solution Deployment".

Who Should Attend? This course is designed for Process Engineers and Process Improvement Responsible Persons who has a need to utilize available historical data to improve their manufacturing processes or asset performance.

Are There Any Prerequisites? Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows operating systems. Six Sigma training, data analysis, statistics, process modelling and advanced control knowledge will be an advantage, but is not a requirement. Attendance of the Proficy Troubleshooter Fundamentals class is required.

What Tasks Will Be Taught in This Class? This Course, will show the student how to: • • • • • • •

Architecting Cause+ solutions Perform Data Preparation Configure Predictive Modeling Develop Architect Based Scripting Use OPC in Smart Process Monitoring SmartProcess Monitoring online deployment Use custom build SmartProcess Monitoring solutions

Course Material and Evaluation Software This course makes use of Proficy Virtual Campus Training Course software. No other training course material will be provided. Afterwards students will receive a 30 days evaluation version of both Proficy Troubleshooter and Proficy Virtual Campus Training Course software.

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

2 days

8 students

9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

Proficy Real Time Solution Development GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

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60102

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: 60102

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary.)

Day 1 Morning:

Afternoon: Data Preparation Predictive Modeling

Introduction to Real-time solution Architecting Cause+ solutions

Day 2 Morning:

Afternoon:

Architect Based Scripting OPC in Smart Process Monitoring

SmartProcess Monitoring online deployment Custom build SmartProcess Monitoring solutions

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60102

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-114

Proficy Batch Execution Fundamentals Course Description The Batch Execution Fundamentals course is designed to provide a good working knowledge of the Proficy Batch Execution product. This course includes lab time for configuring and applying Batch Execution development tools to process applications. The student moves through the development of an application that uses many components of the software.

Who Should Attend? This course is designed for process, automation or instrumentation engineers and system integrators who will be developing, configuring and using applications on a Proficy Batch Execution system.

Are There Any Prerequisites? Participants should have a working knowledge of Windows operating systems. Completion of iFIX Fundamentals course is very helpful! Familiarity with relational databases and the ISA S88.01 standard is also helpful.

What Tasks Will Be Taught in This Class? Upon completion of this Course, the student will be able to:        

Understand architecture communication between Batch Execution Server and Client nodes. Create new projects and configure the Batch Execution Server. Configure the Batch Execution Archiver and Publisher. Create an Equipment Configuration, including Area, Process Cells, Units, Equipment Phases and Control Modules. Create recipes using Sequential Function Charts (SFC) in the Recipe Editor. Create Class-based recipes. Use the Batch Execution Client to monitor batch production. Understand how to use Batch Execution VBIS and ActiveX objects to monitor batch production.

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

4 days

8 students

9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

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CBS-114

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: CBS-114

Course Agenda (Schedule and content may vary.)

Day 1 Morning:

Afternoon:

Batch Execution Introduction and Architecture

Batch Execution Workspace

Learn about the structure of Batch Execution and the applications used to develop or maintain a functioning system.

Get oriented to the main project explorer.

Creating and Managing Projects Begin project development from scratch.

S88 Introduction

Data Servers and Enumerations

Become familiar with the Batch industry standard upon which Batch Execution is based.

Connect to external data systems.

Day 2 Morning:

Afternoon:

Equipment Configuration

Equipment Configuration

Configure the Areas, Process Cells, Units, Shared units Phase Classes, Equipment Phases, and Equipment Phase Tags.

Configure Control Modules and Unit Tags.

Introduction to the PLI This provides a quick orientation to the necessities of Phase Logic and the PLI.

Day 3 Morning:

Afternoon:

Recipes and the Recipe Editor

Class-based Development

Work with the Recipe Editor to build and deploy Batch Execution recipes.

Learn best practices and techniques for class- based application development.

Recipes II (& Sequential Function Charts) Recipe Development and Parameters

Soft Phase Server and Soft Phases Use Soft Phases for flexible Batch control strategies.

Day 4 Morning:

Afternoon:

Batch Execution Server Manager

VBIS

Explore troubleshooting tools and log files to track performance.

Learn about the Integration Services that allow for highly customized script access to the Batch Execution system.

Client Essentials Use a wide variety of Client tools to monitor the Batch Execution process.

Reporting

ActiveX

Security and eSignatures

Use internal and third-party components to create new ways of viewing Batch Execution data.

Apply security and conform to 21 CFR 11 regulatory requirements.

Work with a sample Batch Execution Report.

Proficy Batch Execution Fundamentals GE Intelligent Platforms – Global Training Services Email: [email protected]

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CBS-114

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: 44A728312-640

Controller Programming - Logic Developer PLC Course Description The Controller Programming - Logic Developer PLC course familiarizes students with the GE Intelligent Platforms PACSystems Controller programming concepts and Proficy Machine Edition software. Starting with the PACSystems software architecture, students are taught how to effectively develop control applications using building block concepts. This course builds upon Object-Oriented concepts with UserDefined Function Blocks (UDFBs), as well as the development of application components using Ladder Diagram (LD) and Function Block Diagram (FBD) programming languages.

Who should attend? This course is intended for those who are or will be involved in the development, modification, and troubleshooting of control systems using Proficy Logic Developer PLC and PACSystems Controllers.

Are there any prerequisites? Participants should be comfortable operating in an Microsoft Windows environment, and have a basic understanding of electrical/control fundamentals.

What topics will be covered in this course? Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: Describe Control System Architecture & Operational Fundamentals Operate Proficy Machine Edition Establish and Utilize Communications to the Controller Expand Controllers and Describe Specialty Modules Effectively use and create PACSystems Variables Create Projects in Ladder Diagram (LD) and Function Block Diagram (FBD) Understand and program Arithmetic, Timer, Counter, and Move operations Utilize programming guidelines for developing robust control applications Use User Defined Function Blocks (UDFBs) to build structured applications Effectively use the Machine Edition Tool chest as a repository for Application Building Blocks Create, Monitor, and Modify running PACSystems applications

Course Length

Suggested Class Size

Class Hours

4 days

10 students

8:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily

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CBS-447

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: 44A728312-640

Course Agenda (Schedule and timing may vary.)

Day 1 Morning

Afternoon

Control System Fundamentals [CBS-333]

Working with Controllers [CBS-333]

Introduction to Controllers components and the roles Controllers play in automation. Controller application components and Logic Structure. Basic Controller Variables, Data Types, and Numbering Systems. Understanding the Controller Scan.

Establish communications to Controller over Serial and Ethernet connections. Validate a Machine Edition Project. Download to and Upload from a Controller. Verify Information between a Project and a Controller. Work with Fault Tables. View Controller Status information.

Operating Proficy Machine Edition [CBS-333]

Configuring Controller and IO [CBS-333]

Orientation to the Machine Edition programming environment and purpose of each of its tools. Machine Edition "Best-Kept Secrets". Define a Project and Target. Navigate through the Project. Backup, Delete, and Restore a Project. Provide Project and Target Documentation.

Configure the Controller, IO, and Option Modules. Understand Hardware Configuration Status indicators. Assign Reference Addresses to I/O Modules. Use the Hardware Reference View. Import and Export Hardware Configuration. Run and Print Hardware Configuration Reports.

Day 2 Morning

Afternoon

Working with Variables [CBS-333]

Math Operations [CBS-333]

Understand basic Variable concepts, along with Universal, Local, Global, and Alias scoping of Variables. Understand Variable Types, Variable access, and the various Variable attributes.

Understand the basic operation of LD Math instructors. Understand the concept of Typed Instructions. Change Variable data values directly in the LD Editor.

Ladder Diagram Basics [CBS-333] Understand basic operation of the Ladder Diagram (LD) programming language. Enter a simple LD program with Contacts and Coils. Assign Variables to logic components. Print LD logic. Place LD Blocks in a Toolchest Drawer for re-use.

Contacts and Coils [CBS-333] Understand the basic operation of LD Contacts and Coils, including contact and coil types. Develop Series and Parallel LD logic. Utilize System Bits in LD logic. Find Variable references in a Project. Monitor, modify, and force Boolean Variables.

Data Operations [CBS-333] Understand the basic operation of LD Data instructors. Understand how to initialize application data using Data Move Functions. Understand the basic operation of a Shift Register.

Timers and Counters [CBS-333] Understand the basic operation of LD Timers and Counters. Understand the organization of Timer and Counter Instance Data. Use Timers and Counters in LD Logic.

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CBS-447

GE Intelligent Platforms Part #: 44A728312-640

Day 3 Morning

Afternoon

FBD Programming [CBS-426]

Programming Guidelines [CBS-426]

Introduction to Function Block Diagram; Create FBD Blocks; Create FBD Logic; FBD logic solve order; FBD Comments; FBD Instructions; Edit and wire FBD logic, negative Boolean flow; Assign FBD logic variables, change online values; Monitor FBD logic; Call UDFBs from FBD logic; FBD Editor configuration options; Print FBD logic; Considerations when programming in FBD; Build ST Blocks for Re-use.

Guidelines such as program organization and naming conventions for variables, blocks, etc.

User Defined Function Blocks [CBS-426] Basic UDFB facts; UDFB Input, Output, and Member Variables; How UDFBs operate; How to create and monitor UDFBs; UDFB Toolchest considerations; Update an existing UDFB with a new UDFB; Build UDFB Blocks for Re-use.

Day 4 Morning

Afternoon

Proficy Machine Edition Toolchest [CBS-426]

Online Monitoring Tools [CBS-333]

Navigating through the Toolchest; Create Toolchest Drawers; Share Toolchest Drawers; Save logic to a Toolchest drawer; Use Toolchest logic in application; Save logic modifications to Toolchest; Toolchest use of Universal Variables "$".

Monitor programs using online Logic Monitoring, Data Watches, Reference View Tables, and the Data Monitor.

Online Application Modification [CBS-333] Make program changes to an application while the Controller is running. Understand online change methods: Word-for-Word, Run Mode Store, and Test Edit

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CBS-447

CONTACT INFORMATION For further information contact: GE Intelligent Platforms T (+44) 01327 322570 F (+44) 01327 322571 Email [email protected] Web www.ge-ip.com/training/ GE Intelligent Platforms Tove Valley Business Park Old Tiffield Road Towcester NN12 6PF United Kingdom