IEC PLC Programming using GX Works structured mode

Main objectives

Based on the GX Works2 software in structured mode, the course will run through the functions and program editors of the software. Delegates will be able to create programmes and become confident using this package and exploiting the features of IEC programming.

Requirements

Delegates need previous experience of basic Mitsubishi PLC programming and it would be advantageous to have some experience of other structured programming environments.

Products used

This course uses dedicated Q PLC simulator system hardware together with GX Works2 programming software.

Duration

2 Days

Subjects

  • Introduction to The IEC 61131-3 standard
  • Introduction to the GX Works2 programming environment
  • Program structuring
  • Variable types and definitions
  • Programming languages
  • Compiling
  • Functions
  • Function blocks
  • Monitoring
  • Libraries
  • Backup & restore

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