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Instrumentation & Controls

Instrumentation & Controls


Siemens Power Generation Control System Training Programs 2006

Power Generation

Training Catalog

Table of Contents
General Training Information Course Overview and Curriculum Registration Course Descriptions Hardware/Software Configuration and Maintenance PCS7 Hardware Configuration/Maintenance TXP Hardware Configuration/Maintenance TXP Control Logic Configuration TXP Graphics Configuration TXP Control Logic Maintenance TXP Graphics Maintenance TXP Advanced Logic Configuration TXP Archiving, Reporting, and Calculation TXP System Administration PCS7 Control Logic Configuration PCS7 Graphics Configuration TXP Governor Familiarity TXP Operator Training TXP Turbine and Boiler Protection TXP Static Frequency Converter / Static Excitation System PCS7 Operator Training PCS7 Maintenance Training SPPA-T3000 Process Control System System Overview SPPA-T3000 Process Control System System Basics SPPA-T3000 Process Control System Advanced Engineering SPPA-T3000 Process Control System Operation and Monitoring SPPA-T3000 Process Control System System Maintenance 8 9 10 11 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 2 4 6

Your I&C Training Partner

s the only OEM in the controls business, Siemens Power Generation offers unparalleled power industry experience and customer service, backed by our global network of more than 30,000 power generation employees. We are committed to meeting and exceeding customer expectations and requirements to maximize our customers operating plant service. This commitment includes product knowledge transfer for our Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) customers. Our comprehensive, hands-on I&C customer training program gives your personnel the knowledge to troubleshoot and maintain your plant's control system. This ability can translate into shorter outage times, increased In-Market Availability (IMA), and increased profitability for your plant. Our training program is a critical component of the Siemens solutions suite. We've designed our training solutions around the needs of the learner, incorporating solid curricula and blended learning techniques that include instructor-led and hands-on training. Our top-notch trainers have years of power plant and classroom training experience to meet the demands of today's plant professionals. Students leave understanding how the TXP control system integrates with existing equipment and with the confidence to operate and maintain the control systems throughout your fleet. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve your training needs. We appreciate your business and strive to do all we can to ensure that your company receives personal and professional I&C training. We always enjoy hearing from our customers, so please feel free to email us if you have feedback regarding our training solutions at I&C.Training@swpc.siemens.com

Training Catalog

General information

It is our opinion that customer training is considered one of the most important parts of any project and is heavily emphasized within Siemens Power Generation. In line with our Total Quality Management and training policies, Siemens is able to provide a complete customer training program, which ensures full knowledge transfer.

Exact training requirements, however, can vary considerably from customer to customer. For this reason, Siemens offers both standard training courses and customer specific training programs.

To help you decide which course is more suitable for you, we have assigned experienced technical support professionals to help you with your training requirements.

All classes are offered in Alpharetta, GA, unless otherwise noted.

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Training Catalog

Typical courses cover: System concept overview System operation

Training program

Siemens will provide training Operating and monitoring system Automation system Engineering system Network Function modules System planning, assembly, configuration, operation and servicing Alarm and fault diagnosis Field devices System simulation/demonstration Diagnostics and maintenance Possibilities to connect third-party components support, additional courses, course extensions, or repeat courses for the customer throughout the lifetime of the installed system. In the event of such training, Siemens will discuss the precise requirements with the customer in order to agree to the necessary terms and conditions.

The courses also include the following: Preparation material Siemens overview Visit to our manufacturing locations Visit to our test center

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Course Overview

On-site training

When five or more people require training, on-site training can be the best value. The on-site course will include all course material, rental, and freight of equipment, as well as travel expenses of the instructor. The price for our standard on-site course is given upon request. In addition to the standard course, Siemens offers customized training specific to your power plant requirements. These courses will consist of training on plant specific hardware and software. These prices do not include student travel expenses and lodging. They are based on a minimum of five and a maximum of ten students in class.

Our training facility


All training takes place at our Instrumentation and Controls headquarters in Alpharetta, Georgia, located 40 miles north of Atlantas Hartsfield International Airport. Our facility provides the control technology for all new power generation equipment along with retrofit and IT services for operating plants. Classrooms are equipped with actual TXP systems. Directions from Hartsfield International Airport Take I-85 North I-85 merges with I-75 in Atlanta but continue to follow the signs for I-85 North -Take Exit 87 (GA 400 N) You will have to pay a $0.50 toll Take Exit 12-B (McFarland Road) You will have to pay a $ 0.50 toll Take exit 12 (McFarland Road) After merging onto McFarland, turn left into the second office park, Ridgeland The Siemens building sits in the back on the right Enter the building through the doors under the Siemens sign

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TXP Engineer Curriculums

All courses are designed to stand alone. There are certain courses, however, that are optimized when completed as part of a curriculum. Purchase of a complete curriculum will entitle the customer to a discounted price. Students will also receive a Curriculum Completion Certificate with the successful completion of all course work. Look for the color-coded boxes to determine which courses fall under which curriculum.

TXP Software Engineer


Responsible for tasks involving all aspects of TXP Software Engineering using the Engineering Workstation. These tasks include Conceptual Design; Equipment Arrangement; Connections to Foreign Systems; Hardware, Software and Graphics Implementation; Testing; Commissioning and Maintenance.

TXP Controls Engineer


Responsible for tasks involving all aspects of TXP Logic. These tasks include Hardware and Software Implementation; Testing; Commissioning and Maintenance.

TXP Graphics Engineer


Responsible for tasks involving all aspects of TXP Operator Graphics using the Engineering Workstation. These tasks include Graphic Implementation; Testing; Commissioning and Maintenance.

TXP Advanced Engineer


Responsible for tasks involving all aspects of the TXP System. This is the most complete TXP Curriculum.

TXP System Engineer


Responsible for tasks involving initial setup and maintenance of TXP equipment. These tasks include System Administration for the Automation System, the Operating and Monitoring System, Engineering Workstations, Diagnostic System, and the SIMATIC Industrial Ethernet.
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Registration & Accommodations

Four convenient ways to register

Phone: (877) 442-8724 Fax: (678) 256-1527 Email: I&C.training@swpc.siemens.com Online: http://www.sea.siemens.com/sitrain

Please provide the following information when you register

Course title, dates, and location Your company name Mailing address Billing address Telephone and fax number Contact person PO number

A registration acknowledgement letter will be faxed to the student immediately after enrollment. A confirmation letter will be sent once payment has been received.

Required prepayment

The following payment methods are accepted: Purchase order Company check Visa or MasterCard Payment must be received at least one week prior to the first day of class. Payments should be mailed to: Siemens Power Generation Instrumentation & Controls Attn: Customer Training 1345 Ridgeland Parkway, Suite 116 Alpharetta, GA 30004 Please include student name, course title, and course date with your payment.

Cancellation and refunds

Cancellation requests must be made at least one week prior to class start date for a full refund. Only 50% of tuition will be refunded for cancellations made less than one week prior to start of class. Students who do not attend a class without prior notification will be charged in full.

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TXP Process Control System

TXP Process Control System On-Site Hardware/ Software Configuration and Maintenance TXP-HW/SW
3 weeks - price upon request Maximum of 10 students This course is usually scheduled on site.

Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Explain the operation of the TXP plant bus and terminal bus Isolate card failures and configure a replacement card Make all necessary settings to standard communications cards Perform required preventive maintenance Distinguish between hardware and software problems Troubleshoot a TXP system using a logical approach Create logic diagrams for an actual process model Create graphics for same process model Modify logic diagrams Modify graphics Compile and download configured software Course contents A. TXP overview 1. TXP plant bus operation a. Theory of operation b. Protocol c. Communication processors 2. TXP terminal bus operation a. TCP/IP basics b. Data exchange between nodes 3. Automation system components a. System architecture and loading procedures b. Process I/O c. Digital I/O cards d. Analog I/O cards 4. Operating and monitoring system components B. Troubleshooting 1. Hardware problem solving 2. Software problem solving C. Program development and modification 1. Function plan editor 2. Graphics editor 3. Logic code compiling and downloading 4. Graphics compiling and downloading D. Operator interaction 1. Alarm acknowledgement 2. Online configurable trends 3. Window management 4. Online dynamic tuning and troubleshooting 5. Archiving and data logging

Prerequisites Electrical engineer, electronics technician, or competent individual with electronics background. Description This course will teach the participants the functions of an operating and monitoring system and how to operate it as a human machine interface (HMI). It will cover all tasks associated with process management and information. It will begin by covering the theory and operation of TXP hardware components and how they interact. Students will learn a practical approach to diagnosing and isolating faults to the card level using the various TXP tools, and will be required to troubleshoot actual hardware and software problems. Instruction on standard TXP hardware platforms will include hands-on labs covering their configuring and testing. This course will also emphasize the tasks performed by most instrument or computer technicians to isolate software problems and make system changes. This course will describe the general use and functions of the various components in the TXP system. Emphasis will be placed on the Engineering Station for the modification of logic diagrams, graphics for analog, and digital control. This course is based on TXP version 7 level software and hardware.

TXP Process Control System

Prerequisites Electrical engineer, electronics technician, or competent individual with an electronics background. Prior experience with DCS control systems is desirable. Description This course will cover the theory and operation of PCS7 hardware components and how they interact. Students will learn a practical approach to diagnosing and isolating faults to the card level using the various PCS7 tools, and will be required to troubleshoot actual hardware and software problems. Instruction on standard PCS7 hardware platforms will include hands-on labs covering configuring, cleaning, and testing. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Explain the operation of the PCS7 bus system Isolate card failures and configure a replacement card Make all necessary settings to standard communications cards Perform required preventive maintenance Distinguish between hardware and software problems Troubleshoot a PCS7 system using a logical approach Course contents A. System architecture and loading procedures 1. PCS7 bus system a. Theory of operation b. Protocol c. Communication processors 2. Process I/O a. Digital I/O cards b. Analog I/O cards 3. Hardware assembly a. Assembly of automation rack b. Initialization and code transfer B. Troubleshooting 1. Module level 2. Rack level

Process Control System PCS7 Hardware Configuration/ Maintenance PCS7 HW


(4.5 days) - $2,600.00 June 5-9, 2006 October 23-27, 2006

Top five reasons to take a PCS7 training course


1. Less down-time due to fast operator response and action 2. Proper system maintenance ensures stable operation 3. The courses provide system knowledge to help assist students in troubleshooting 4. A well-trained operator will perform all functions efficiently 5. Knowledge of the system ensures higher self-esteem and confidence in doing the job right

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TXP Process Control System

TXP Process Control System Hardware Configuration/ Maintenance TXP-HW


1 week - $2,650.00 February 13-17, 2006 July 10-14, 2006 December 4-8, 2006

Prerequisites Electrical engineer, electronics technician, or competent individual with an electronics background. Prior experience with DCS control systems is desirable. Description This course will cover the theory and operation of TXP hardware components and how they interact. Students will learn a practical approach to diagnosing and isolating faults to the card level using the various TXP tools, and will be required to troubleshoot actual hardware and software problems. Instruction on standard TXP hardware platforms will include hands-on labs covering their configuring, cleaning, and testing. This course is based on TXP version 7 level software and hardware. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Explain the operation of the TXP plant bus and terminal bus Isolate card failures and configure a replacement card Make all necessary settings to standard communications cards Perform required preventive maintenance Distinguish between hardware and software problems Troubleshoot a TXP system using a logical approach Course contents A. System architecture and loading procedures 1. TXP plant bus and terminal Bus a. Theory of operation b. Protocol c. Communication processors d. TCP/IP basics 2. Process I/O a. Digital I/O cards b. Analog I/O cards 3. Hardware assembly a. Assembly of automation rack b. Initialization and code transfer B. Troubleshooting 1. Module level 2. Rack level

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Registration & Accommodations

Siemens reserves the right to change the schedule or discontinue or cancel courses if an insufficient number of students have enrolled. In the event that students are enrolled in courses that have been changed or canceled, Siemens will notify these students two weeks prior to the scheduled starting date. These students will be given first priority to enroll in the next scheduled class.

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TXP Process Control System

Prerequisites A basic background in logic control and digital computer techniques. Prior completion of Hardware Configuration/Maintenance (TXP-HW) is recommended. Description This course emphasizes the tasks performed by most operators and instrumentation technicians. This course will describe the general use and functions of the various components in the TXP system. Emphasis will be placed on the engineering workstation for the creation of logic diagrams. The student will create a complete control system model using the function plan editor in the ES680 workstation. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Create logic diagrams for actual process model Modify logic diagrams Compile and download configured software to applicable TXP control system Apply simulations Course contents A. TXP overview 1. Communication bus operation 2. Engineering workstation 3. Automation system operation 4. Operating and monitoring operation B. Program development and modification 1. Functional logic 2. Logic code compiling and downloading C. Engineering workstation user interface 1. Window management 2. Online dynamic simulation and troubleshooting

TXP Process Control System Control Logic Configuration TXP - CLC


1 week - $2,650.00 February 20-24, 2006 July 17-21, 2006 December 11-15, 2006

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TXP Advanced Engineer

TXP Software Engineer

TXP Graphics Engineer

TXP Controls Engineer

TXP System Engineer

Code Course Name TXP-HW/SW TXP Hardware/Software Configuration & Maintenance PCS7-HW Hardware Configuration & Maintenance TXP-HW TXP Hardware TXP-CLC TXP Control Logic Configuration TXP-GC TXP Graphics Configuration TXP-CLM TXP Control Logic Maintenance TXP-GM TXP Graphics Maintenance TXP-ALC TXP Advanced Logic Configuration TXP-ARC TXP Archiving, Reporting, and Calculation TXP-ADM TXP System Administration PCS7-CLC Control Logic Configuration PCS7-GC Graphics Configuration TXP-GOV TXP Governor Familiarity TXP-OP TXP Operator Training TXP-95F TXP Turbine and Boiler Protection SFC/SES Static Frequency Converter Static Excitation System PCS7-OP Operator Training PCS7-MAINT Maintenance Trainig T3K-OV SPPA-T3000 Process Control System T3K-BAS T3000 Process Control System T3K-ADV SPPA-T3000 Process Control System T3K-OP SPPA-T3000 Process Control System T3K-MNT SPPA-T3000 Process Control System

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Let us come to you


Do you have a group of five or more employees taking the same course? Take advantage of our on-site training. Benefits of on-site training include: Convenience Customized training Save time and money Team learning

Email us: I&C.Training@swpc.siemens.com

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TXP Process Control System

Prerequisites A basic background in modulating and logic control and in digital computer techniques. Prior completion of Control Logic Configuration (TXP-CLC) is recommended. Description This course emphasizes the tasks performed by most instrument or computer technicians to configure and modify a human machine interface (HMI) for operation of power plant equipment. This course describes the general use and functions of the various components in the TXP system. Emphasis will be placed on the engineering workstation for the creation of graphics. The student will create a complete graphics package model using the HMI graphics editor in the engineering workstation. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Create and modify graphics Compile and download configured graphics Link graphics to logic function plans Course contents A. TXP overview B. Program development and modification 1. Graphics editor (HMI) 2. Configure plant displays, trends 3. Set up graphical hierarchy 4. Graphics compiling and downloading C. Operator interaction 1. Alarm acknowledgement 2. Online configurable trends 3. Window management

TXP Process Control System Graphics Configuration TXP-GC


1 week - $2,650.00 February 27 - March 3, 2006 July 24-28, 2006 December 18-22, 2006

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TXP Process Control System

TXP Process Control System Control Logic Maintenance TXP-CLM


1 week - $2,650.00 March 20-24, 2006

Prerequisites A basic background in logic control and digital computer techniques. Prior completion of Control Logic Configuration (TXP-CLC) is recommended. Description This course for maintenance personnel describes the various components in the TXP system and maintaining plant equipment using the engineering workstation. Students will make changes to the input/output configuration adding new I/O points, and troubleshoot the logic and code. Students will learn to perform dynamic function changes as well as add and remove simulations. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student
has been trained to:

Troubleshoot TXP logic using the engineering workstation Initialize standard settings on communication and I/O cards Distinguish between hardware and software problems Explain the difference between dynamic parameter changes and online and offline code transfers Course contents A. TXP overview B. Logic development and maintenance 1. Adding hardware modules and I/O points 2. Dynamic parameter changes, dynamic function plans 3. Applying simulations 4. Initialization of automation processor by programming an I/O flash card 5. Communication processor card 6. Code generation and transfer to applicable TXP computers C. Program and initialize an optical switch module D. Troubleshooting 1. Hardware problem solving 2. Software problem solving E. Use of SCO UNIX commands to verify status of CPU

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TXP Process Control System

Prerequisites A basic background in control system graphics and control logic, and prior experience with DCS control systems is desirable. Prior completion of Graphics Configuration (TXP-GC) is highly recommended. Description This course is designed for the technician responsible for graphics maintenance of the TXP system. Students will learn how to maintain TXP graphics with the human machine interface editor. They will also learn how to transfer new graphic displays into an existing project and work with configurable trends. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Make changes to graphics as required Explain the process connection between function plan logic and human machine interface graphics Navigate through operating and monitoring symbol library Explain the code generation and transfer process Course contents A. TXP overview B. Graphic development and modification 1. Create the graphics for an existing system 2. Make process connections between the function plan editor and operating and human machine interface editor 3. Create dynamic function plans 4. Generate and transfer new or modified graphics C. Troubleshooting 1. Code generation and transfer 2. Process connections 3. Software problem solving 4. Recovery of deleted symbols from the graphics standard library

TXP Process Control System Graphics Maintenance TXP-GM


1 week - $2,650.00 May 22-26, 2006 September 11-15, 2006

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TXP Process Control System

TXP Process Control System Advanced Logic Configuration TXP-ALC

1 week - $2,650.00 May 8-12, 2006

Prerequisites A basic background in logic control, TXP logic and digital computer techniques. Prior completion of Control Logic Configuration (TXP-CLC) is recommended. Description This course emphasizes the tasks performed by design and maintenance personnel. This course describes various advanced logical functions in the TXP system. Participants will work with the engineering workstation to design open- and closed-loop logic functions. The standard TXP manual will be used as a reference. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student
has been trained to:

Create and configure open-loop control functions Create and configure closed-loop control functions Troubleshoot TXP logic Course contents A. TXP overview B. Program development and modification 1. Open-loop control logic functions 2. Closed-loop control logic functions C. Code generation and transfer to applicable TXP computers D. Control logic troubleshooting

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TXP Process Control System

Prerequisites A basic background in control systems and prior DCS knowledge is desirable. Prior completion of Control Logic Configuration (TXP-CLC) is highly recommended. Description This course emphasizes tasks performed by lead technicians and operators. This course will describe the various components of the TXP system. During the span of this course, the student will work with the engineering workstation, operating terminal, processing unit, and server unit to better understand archiving, reporting, and calculation, and the magnetic optical disk. The student will also learn about logs, alarm handling, switch cycle counters, and operating hours. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Design and implement cycle counters, operating hour counters and other process information related calculations Design and implement reports such as shift reports and event reports Check and maintain the TXP alarm handling function blocks Maintain and monitor the long-term archive and its storage media Course contents A. TXP overview B. Program development and modification 1. Create logic for logs, alarm handler and counters 2. Generate and transfer software code 3. Load code into redundant processing unit, server unit, and operating terminal 4. Monitor performance of TXP system C. Troubleshooting 1. Magnetic optical disk resetting and restoring 2. Alarm handling 3. Analog and binary signals for processing unit logic counters

TXP Process Control System Archiving, Reporting, and Calculation TXP-ARC


1 week - $2,650.00 This special course is scheduled as needed.

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TXP Process Control System

TXP Process Control System System Administration TXP-ADM


2 weeks - $5,300.00 April 10-21, 2006 September 25 - October 6, 2006

Prerequisites A basic background in digital computer techniques and prior experience with DCS control systems is desirable. Prior completion of Hardware Configuration/Maintenance (TXP-HW) is highly recommended. Description This course is designed for the technician responsible for the computer network administration of a TXP system. This course emphasizes the tasks performed by most computer technicians to isolate system problems and basic network administration. This course will cover the basics of the UNIX operating system: the VI editor, the database system INGRES, printing, and all associated administrative tasks on the engineering system. Program components of the operating and monitoring system software, the file system structure, data transfer between the operating and monitoring system and engineering station, automation system to operating and monitoring coupling, and all administrative tasks on the operating and monitoring system will also be covered. Course contents A. Introduction to UNIX 1. Operating system basics 2. Most commonly used commands 3. Use of variables B . Santa Cruz Operation (SCO) UNIX 1. Style manager 3. Window manager 2. File manager 4. Session manager C. Editors 1. VI editor 2. SCO desktop editor D. Engineering station hardware E. Engineering station software F. Overview of project database and standard query language G. Program components of the operating and monitoring system software 1. Object managers 2. Operating and monitoring PC structures H. File system structure of operating and monitoring system PCs I. Meaning of the internal identification numbers (IKZs) J. Configuration data in the operating and monitoring system K. Data transfer between the engineering station and operating and monitoring system L. Automation system to operating and monitoring system coupling M. Operating and monitoring tools N. Diagnostics O. Back-ups P. Printing

Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Understand the basics of the UNIX operating system Use the VI editor for file editing Identify engineering station and operating and monitoring system hardware components Understand the structure of engineering station and operating and monitoring system software Query the project database using standard query language (SQL) Identify operating and monitoring components and which object managers are running on each Understand the structure of the operating and monitoring file system Interpret the meaning of the internal identification numbers (IKZs) Configure all necessary files for proper operating and monitoring operation Understand the data transfer between the engineering station and operating and monitoring systems Understand the automation system to operating and monitoring coupling Install printers and troubleshoot printing problems Use the various operating and monitoring tools Schedule system back-ups
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TXP Process Control System

Prerequisites A basic background in logic control and digital computer techniques. Prior completion of Hardware Configuration Maintenance (PCS7-HW) is recommended. Description This course emphasizes the tasks performed by most operators and instrumentation technicians. This course will describe the general use and functions of the various components in the PCS7 system. Emphasis will be placed on the engineering workstation for the creation of logic diagrams. The student will create a complete control system model using the engineering workstation. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Create logic diagrams for actual process model Modify logic diagrams Compile and download configured software to applicable PCS7 control system Apply simulations
Course contents A. PCS7 overview 1. Communication bus operation 2. Engineering workstation 3. Automation system operation 4. Operator station operation B. Program development and modification 1. Functional logic 2. Logic code compiling and downloading C. Engineering workstation user interface 1. Window management 2. Online dynamic simulation and troubleshooting

Process Control System PCS7 Control Logic Configuration PCS7 CLC


(4.5 days) $2,600.00 June 12-16, 2006 October 30 November 3, 2006

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TXP Process Control System

Process Control System PCS7 Graphics Configuration PCS7 GC


(4.5 days) $2,600.00 June 19-23, 2006 November 6-10, 2006

Prerequisites A basic background in logic control and digital computer techniques. Prior completion of Control Logic Configuration (PCS7-CLC) is recommended. Description This course emphasizes the tasks performed by most instrument or computer technicians to configure and modify a human machine interface (HMI) for operation of power plant equipment. This course describes the general use and functions of the various components in the PCS7 system. Emphasis will be placed on the engineering workstation for the creation of graphics. The student will create a complete graphics package model using the WinCC graphics editor on the engineering workstation. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Create and modify graphics Compile and download configured graphics Link graphics to logic function plans Course contents A. PCS7 overview B. Program development and modification 1. Graphics editor (WinCC) 2. Configure plant displays and trends 3. Set up graphical hierarchy 4. Graphics compiling and downloading C. Operator interaction 1. Alarm acknowledgement 2. Online configurable trends 3. Window management

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TXP Process Control System

Prerequisites A basic background in modulating and logic control and in digital computer techniques and prior experience with DCS control systems is desirable. Prior completion of Hardware Configuration/Maintenance (TXP-HW) and Control Logic Configuration (TXP-CLC) is highly recommended. Description This course is designed for the technician responsible for the software maintenance of a TXP system. It describes the general use and functions of the various components in the TXP governor system SIMADYN. Emphasis will be placed on the governor system hardware layout, drawing conventions used, the STRUC G programming language, and troubleshooting techniques. Course contents A. Closed-loop control concepts B. Governor functional description 1. Speed, load, and outlet temperature control (OTC) controllers C. Governor system hardware overview 1. General cabinet layout for both gas turbines that are marketed by Siemens 2. Signal converter overview/description D. Program development and modification 1. Hardware drawing overview/description 2. Governor system software drawing overview/description 3. Block diagram functional sheets 4. STRUC G software E. Troubleshooting 1. Hardware and software faults 2. IBS program on commissioning and diagnostic tool PG740 F. Plant bus communications with automation system 1. NML software on commissioning and diagnostic tool PG740

TXP Process Control System Governor Familiarity Course TXP-GOV

1 week - $2,650.00 May 22-26, 2006 October 23-27, 2006

Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Understand basic closed-loop control concepts Understand the basics of speed control, load control, and OTC control concepts Identify individual hardware components in the governor cabinet Read and understand hardware drawings Read and understand software drawings Troubleshoot common hardware and software problems using a commissioning and diagnostic tool PG740 and the IBS software program Understand communication tasks between the governor system and automation system

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TXP Process Control System

TXP Process Control System Operator Training TXP-OP


4 days - $3,000.00 This special course is scheduled as needed.

Prerequisites Power plant operator or competent individual with a background in operating power plants. Description This course will teach the participants the functions of an OM650 system and how to operate it using the human machine interface (HMI). It will cover all tasks associated with process operation and information. It will begin with an overview of TXP. Students will learn a practical approach to monitor and operate control devices using TXP. Instruction on standard TXP hardware platforms will include hands-on labs covering operation of controlled devices. This course will describe the general use and functions of the various components in the TXP system. Emphasis will be placed on the operator terminal for analog and digital control. Course is based on TXP version 7 level software and hardware. Course contents A. TXP operations 1. Distributed control system a. Component identification 2. Automation system 3. Operating and monitoring (OM650) components and operation a. System architecture b. Display types c. Navigation and hierarchy d. Plant displays and symbols e. Operation windows f. Notebook feature g. Alarm analysis h. Online configurable trends i. Archiving and data logging 4. Plant bus and terminal bus 5. Engineering station a. Dynamic logic b. Simulating values 6. Diagnostic system

Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Identify TXP system components Identify types of graphics Navigate graphics Recognize graphic symbols Control analog and digital devices Analyze faults Configure trends Create and record logs Dynamically force values Dynamically tune control loops

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TXP Process Control System

Prerequisites A basic background in modulating and logic control and in digital computer techniques and prior experience with DCS control systems is desirable. Prior completion of Hardware Configuration/Maintenance (TXP-HW) and Control Logic Configuration (TXP-CLC) is highly recommended. Description This course will provide general knowledge in the areas of SIMATIC STEP 5 and MC5 programming languages as they are used in the generation of software for the turbine and boiler fail-safe protection system AS 620F. Course contents MODULE 1 (STEP 5 and MC5 programming): A. STEP 5 commands and MC5 machine code B. Methods of representation C. Operation types and operation areas D. Structured programming E. Block types and logic operations F. Creating and handling projects and program files G. Editing blocks H. Force variables I. EPROM handling & management J. Diagnostics MODULE 2 (protection system AS620F): A. General concepts of redundancy B. Design, functions and connections S5-95F C. Configuration and error diagnosis and elimination software package COM 95F D. Guidelines for configuration, passivation and depassivation, error localization, software and hardware alarms, SINEC L1, SINEC L2 with CP541 E. Communication processor CP541

TXP Process Control System Turbine & Boiler Protection System (SIMATIC S5 & 95F) TXP-95F
4 days - $3,300.00 This special course is scheduled as needed.

Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Understand the principles of the SIMATIC STEP 5 Language Identify MC5 machine code Identify AS 620F system components Identify common system errors Analyze faults

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TXP Process Control System

TXP Process Control System Static Frequency Converter Static Excitation System SFC/SES
5 days - $3,300.00 This special course is scheduled as needed.

Prerequisites Power plant operator or competent individual with a background in operating power plants. Prior completion of Hardware Configuration/Maintenance (TXP-HW) is highly recommended. Description This course will cover the theory and operation of the SFC/SES control unit used for the start up of gas turbines and excitation of the generator. Students will learn about the operation and maintenance procedures with hands on labs using a Simadyn D control unit. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Understand the equipment arrangement Interpret the electrical schematic diagrams for the generator excitation Identify the limits imposed by software Understand the system functionality Investigate the sequences involved in start up Read the system schematic and software diagrams Analyze hardware and software faults Carry out routine system maintenance Course contents A. Introduction to plant set-up B. Power section SES C. Generator diagrams D. SFC functionality E. Modes of SFC operation F. Hardware description G. Interpreting schematic and software diagrams H. Fault detection I. Routine maintenance J. Use of OP1 interface module

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TXP Process Control System

Prerequisites Power plant operator or competent individual with a background in operating power plants. Description This course will teach the participants the functions of WinCC and how to operate it using the human machine interface (HMI). It will cover all tasks associated with process operation and information. It will begin with an overview of PCS7. Students will learn a practical approach to monitor and operate control devices using a plant specific simulation of the PCS7 system. The simulation will be used for hands-on labs covering startup, shutdown, over speed and valve testing. This course will describe the general use and functions of the various components in the PCS7 system. Emphasis will be placed on the operator station for analog and digital control. Course contents A. PCS7 operations 1. Distributed control system a. Component identification 2. Automation system 3. Operator station (OS) components and operation a. System architecture b. Display types c. Navigation and hierarchy d. Plant displays and symbols e. Operation windows f. Alarm analysis g. Online configurable trends 4. Bus system 5. Engineering station a. Dynamic logic b. Simulating values 6. Diagnostics

Process Control System PCS7 Operator Training PCS7 OP


(1 day) $1,350.00 PCS7

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Process Control System PCS7 Maintenance Training PCS7 MAINT


(3 days) $2,000.00

Prerequisites A basic background in logic control and digital computer techniques. Prior completion of Control Logic Configuration (PCS7-CLC) is recommended. Description This course for maintenance personnel describes the various components in the PCS7 system and maintaining the system using the engineering workstation or project delivered tools. Students will navigate through their project to understand the HW and Logic configuration, configure the valve position feedback instrumentation, and understand the various protection devices. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student has been trained to: Troubleshoot PCS7 system logic using the engineering workstation Initialize standard settings on communication and I/O cards Distinguish between hardware and software problems Configure the valve feedback instrumentation Understand the turbine trip string

Course contents A. PCS7 overview B. Engineering workstation overview 1. Hardware modules and I/O points 2. Parameter changes, dynamic function plans 3.Startup and shutdown of Engineering components 4.Replacement of the automation processor 5.Replacement of the communication processor card 6.Redundancy concepts C. Program and initialize and loading D. Configuration of the MP55 Signal conditioning module E. Configuration of the axiomatic voltage to current converters F. System troubleshooting 1. Dynamic value status monitoring mode 2. Function code navigation 3. Trip string evaluation

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TXP Process Control System

Prerequisites None Description This course will cover the overall concepts of SPPAT3000 Process Control System. Students will be exposed to all the different components of the SPPAT3000 system and a general understanding of how they interact. Instruction on standard SPPA-T3000 hardware platforms will include hands-on demonstrations. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: Identify individual components in the SPPA-T3000 Process Control System Explain the tasks of the application and automation servers Explain the functions of operation, engineering and diagnostic views Explain the communications between all components Understand the concepts of turbine control and third party connections Course contents Introduction to the SPPA-T3000 control system Highlights and advantages System architecture Peripherals System documentation Engineering view: function diagram, plant display, archive Operation: faceplates, trends, alarms, reports, user specific plant displays Diagnostic: force, change of parameters Commissioning: point view Concept: turbine control, (failsafe), modbus (Connect/90) Online system demonstration

SPPA-T3000 Process Control System System Overview T3K-OV


(1 day) June 26 - October 9, 2006 Alpharetta training center or on site

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T3000 Process Control System System Basics T3K-BAS


(4 days) $2,600.00 March 13 - July 31 - December 4, 2006 Alpharetta training center or on site

Prerequisites Electrical Engineer, electronics technician or competent individual with an electronics background and knowledge of PC operations using MS Windows. Prior experience with a DCS control system is desirable. Description The participant will learn the basic principles and views of I&C engineering, diagnostics and operation of the SPPA-T3000 system. Each student will implement a basic control system model, using the workbench to create both function diagrams and plant displays. Emphasis will be placed on sensor processing/coupling for analog and binary signals, along with motor/actuator control applications. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: Explain the operation of the control system and network Identify the systems HW components Navigate through the online documentation Distinguish between hardware and software problems Create logic and process diagrams for an actual plant model Understand operation and configuration modes of operation Use the diagnostic view to isolate faults in the system.

Course contents System hardware and software architecture, redundancy Peripherals System documentation Engineering: function diagram, plant display, archive Integrated engineering, using AF-blocks and prototypes, creating macros, creating trend displays Operation: faceplates, trends, alarms, displays navigation Diagnostic: change of parameters, dynamic function diagram, forcing ports Commissioning: point view Basic graphics, display hierarchy Engineering examples: I/Os, logic, motor, graphics SPPA-T3000 system summary Implementation of basic functions (practical exercises): - hardware engineering using HW proxies - processing binary and analog values - motor control, actuator, protection - graphic layout of plant displays
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Prerequisites A basic background in logic control and in digital computer techniques. Prior completion of System Basics (T3000-BAS) course is recommended. Description Based on the basic class (T3000-BAS) the participants will gain knowledge about further engineering functions and system details. Each student will implement an advanced process model utilizing open and closed loop functions. The course is focussing on all users dealing with I&C engineering, commissioning and service. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: Describe the advanced features of SPPA-T3000 Control System Modify user properties and understand the effects of assigned access rights Install new IO modules Implement advanced logic and graphical functions Understand the concept of third party connections Troubleshoot SPPA-T3000 using a logical approach. Course contents Project structure, inheritance System and user properties : colors, login, logout, access rights Advanced graphics Controller, subgroup controller, device changeover, SOE Copy & modify, import / export, spreadsheet engineering Installation of new ET200M station (HW proxy, management proxy) Concept: turbine control, failsafe, modbus, (connect/90) Engineering examples: controller, device changeover, subgroup Concept third party coupling Implementation of advanced functions (practical exercises): - Closed loop controller, device change over - 3D Graphics, trend displays Subgroup controller, step sequence Trend display, navigation buttons

SPPA-T3000 Process Control System Advanced Engineering T3K-ADV


(4 days) $2,600.00 March 20 - August 7 - December 11, 2006 Alpharetta training center or on site

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T3000 Process Control System Operation and Monitoring T3K-OP


(2 days) $1,200.00 Alpharetta training center or on site

Prerequisites A basic background in logic control and in digital computer techniques. Description The course is applicable for power plant operating personnel. The participant will learn the SPPA-T3000 operating functions and how to use the operating view for tasks associated with process management and information. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: Explain the operation of the control system and network Describe the available plant displays available in the system Understand pictograms and faceplates Navigate the online documentation Use the trending, archiving and reporting features Create a user-specific display Understand the advanced features of the Alarm Sequence Display (ASD) Troubleshoot alarms using dynamic function plans and diagnostic view. Course contents Overview and introduction to SPPA-T3000 System documentation Plant displays, user-specific plant displays Pictograms and faceplates Alarm sequence display, fault analysis Archive, trends, reports Multi screen operation Dynamic function diagram Diagnostic view Trend displays, reports Point view, diagnosis Online help Practical exercises on a simulated system, normal operation and handling of exceptional situations

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Prerequisites A basic background in digital computer techniques and prior experience with DCS control systems is desirable. Prior completion of T3000-BAS and T3000-ADV is required. Description The participant is able to carry out all necessary activities to maintain the automation and operation level of SPPA-T3000. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: Distinguish between Hardware and Software problems Backup the system and recover from various errors Manage the long term Archive Diagnose the network Apply process simulations Course contents Network diagnosis Client diagnosis Shutdown and reboot Backup and restore Archive management I/O diagnosis and replacement and troubleshooting Process value simulation and optimization Using the system maintenance manual Server HW components diagnosis and replacement Practical exercises

SPPA-T3000 Process Control System System Maintenance T3K-MNT


(4 days) $2,600.00 Alpharetta training center or on site Upon request

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