Simatic PCS 7 Graphic User Interface training package
Explore the Simatic PCS 7 Graphic User Interface
This package of 17 training modules showcases features of the Simatic PCS 7 Graphic User Interface, using the example of Ammonia Manufacturing, a chemical processing demonstration plant.
Part 1: Navigation
Steps through the standard layout of the PCS 7 operator screen and navigation options.
Part 2: Alarms and Events
Provides an introduction to the PCS 7 Alarm system, showcasing how alarms are displayed, aggregated, and how to navigate to the alarm source.
Part 3: Alarm Structure
Steps through the structure of PCS 7 messages including event details, source, status, information and comments.
Part 4: Alarm Messages
Outlines how to apply sorting and filter criteria in message windows.
Part 5: Navigation to Alarm Source
Showcases fast navigation to Alarm Source – jump across display hierarchy with one mouse click.
Part 6: Alarm Message System
Explores preconfigured message lists, such as Incoming Alarms, Acknowledged Alarms, Operator Actions and Message Journal.
Part 7: Trends
Outlines configuring and displaying of trends.
Part 8: Block Icons
Explores Block Icons as the summary status information of Technological Objects.
Part 9: Faceplate
Steps through monitoring and control of a Technological Object via its faceplate.
Part 10: Interlocks
Demonstrates interlocking mechanisms in Technological Objects, fault-finding, tracking and bypassing interlocks.
Part 11: Faceplate Views
Explores additional views of Technological Object Faceplates including message, trend, parameters and alarm monitoring settings.
Part 12: PID Faceplate
Steps through an example of a complex Faceplate with its additional views.
Part 13: SFC
Showcases operator level Sequential Control monitoring and control. Observe status of steps and transitions as configured in the control program, in real-time.
Part 14: Smart Alarm Hiding
Steps through dynamic suppression of non-relevant alarms based on Plant state conditions.
Part 15: APG
Explores enhancing operator situational awareness with “cockpit style” contextualized process displays.
Part 16: Condition Monitoring
Provides steps for detecting abnormal operating conditions of mechanical assets to improve efficiency, reduce wear and prevent breakdowns.
Part 17: Safety Matrix
Explores managing safety interlocks with the Cause & Effect (C&E) Matrix.
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