Basics of STEP 7 programming
A1 - Totally Integrated Automation (TIA)
The "Totally Integrated Automation (TIA)" module introduces the Siemens AG solution concept of the same name.
A2 - Installation of STEP 7 Professional V5.x /Authorization Process
This module describes how the STEP 7 V5.x software is installed and the interface to the S7-300 is set up.
A3 - "Startup" PLC programming with STEP 7
In this module, the reader will learn how to program a programmable logic controller (PLC) using the STEP 7 programming tool. The module teaches the fundamentals and shows the procedure on the basis of a detailed example (fast access).
A4 - Programming the CPU 315-2 DP
In this module, the reader learns how to create the hardware configuration for the CPU 315-2 DP and how to write and test a STEP 7 program.
A5 - Programming the CPU 314C-2 DP
In this module, the reader learns how to create the hardware configuration for the CPU 314C-2 DP and how to write and test a STEP 7 program. The module demonstrates the basic procedure.
Tutorial material (WORD)
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A6 - PLC simulation with S7-PLCSIM
In this module, the reader should learn how to test a STEP 7 program using the S7-PLCSIM simulation software.
A7 - Saving / archiving / program documentation
In this module, the reader is familiarized with the tools for program documentation and for saving STEP 7 programs.
A8 - Test and online functions
In this module, the reader learns about tools that will assist in troubleshooting.