Course Title: Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2011

Course Code: EEET6794C

Course Title: Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6085 - Advanced Diploma of Electrical - Technology

Course Contact: Luigi La Forgia

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4864

Course Contact Email: luigi.laforgia@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

EEET 6791C (UEENEED009B Develop, enter and verify programs for industrial control systems using high level instructions)

Course Description

This unit covers development, installation and testing of programs for supervisory control and data acquisition. It encompasses working safely, process analysis, developing process condition database, developing Human-Machine Interface (HMI), using dedicated SCADA software package and documenting programming activities.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED008B Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems

Element:

Develop and enter programs using dedicated supervisory control and data acquisition software

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.

2.2 SCADA software is used to develop humanmachine interface (HMI) of processes.

2.3 Control functions, data acquisition components and automated tasks are programmed using SCADA software.

2.4 Complex data is manipulated within the SCADA software.

2.5 Alarms and limits for process variables are identified and programmed accordingly.

2.6 Trends for process variables and limits are programmed accordingly.

2.7 Methods for dealing with unexpected situations are selected on the basis of safety and specified work outcomes.

Element:

Monitor, verify and document programming activities

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Device operation is tested in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures.

3.2 Entered objects and settings are tested as meeting those specified in the design brief.

3.3 SCADA software tools are used to test and monitor programs and operating faults, anomalies are identified and rectified.

3.4 OHS work completion risk control measures and procedures are followed.

3.5 SCADA system specification and program are documented in accordance with established procedures.

3.6 Work completion is reported and appropriate personnel notified in accordance with established procedures.

Element:

Prepare to develop programs for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood through established routines and procedures.

1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work.

1.3 The extent of the SCADA system is determined from design brief and process specifications.

1.4 Process data are analysed for development of graphical design/mimic diagrams.

1.5 PLC analogue and digitised addresses are related to tag database.

1.6 Tag data types are configured in the database.

1.7 Graphic objects are created and added to a graphic library.

1.8 Equipment, software and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained and checked for correct operation and safety.


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

IncludeClassroom

  • Lecture/Presentations
  • Self Paced Tutorials
  • Demonstrations
  • Instuctor Lead Tutorials/Practice Drills


Teaching Schedule

Wk 1 

• What is SCADA
• Create a new Project and Set-Up Communications
▪ Clusters
▪ Network Address
▪ Servers
• Create a Variable Tags Database.
▪ Manually
• Creating graphics Pages, and Compiling & Running a Project
▪ ON/OFF Button

Wk 2

• Create a Variable Tags Database.
▪ Editing the data base file
• Creating graphics Pages, and Compiling & Running a Project
▪ Numeric Text Object
▪ Slider

Wk 3

• Using Objects and Common Object Properties

Wk 4 

• Using Objects and Common Object Properties

Wk 5

Test 1
Covering sessions Wks 1-4, ET3B_2 & ET3A_2

Wk 6Test 1
Covering sessions Wks 1-4, ET3B_2 & ET3A_2

Wk 7

• Alarms
    ▪ Digital
    ▪ Multi-Digital
    ▪ Analogue

Wk 8

• Commands & Controls
    ▪ Touch
    ▪ Keyboard
­         System
­         Page
­         Object
• Defining Key Sequence for Commands
▪ Passing Multiple Arguments
▪ Passing Keyboard Arguments to Functions
• Admin Tools like Configuring Menu & Tag Debug
• Find & Replace tool
• Configuring Start-Up Page.

Wk 9 

• Trends
• Process Analyst

Wk 10

Test 2 Covering sessions Wks 7 - 9, ET3B_1 & ET3A_1

Wk 11

Test 2
Covering sessions Wks 7 - 9, ET3B_2 & ET3A_2

19/9 Mid-Semester Break

Wk 12

• Genies
• Drop Box for Genie Form
• Super Genies

Wk13

• Events
• Accumulators
• Devices

Wk14

• Reports
• Security

Wk 15

Test 3 Covering Sessions Wks 12-14, ET3B_1 & ET3A_1

Wk 16

Test 3
Covering Sessions Wks 12-14, ET3B_2 & ET3A_2

Wk 17

Centralised Exam period

18
Centralised Exam period


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

The Teacher will provide students with resources in class and/or on the student network drive and/or on Blackboard.


Overview of Assessment

This course may be assessed through a range of practical exercises, assignments and progressive tests.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment for this course consists of 3 Practical Tests as outlined below.
From a given brief which specifies the requirements, you are to create a project in class within a given time limit.
The requirements will pertain to certain topics.
When the time is up, your Assessor will come around to assess your competence.

Allocation of Marks:
Topic Covered Major Assessment task Proportion of final assessment Date 
Practical Test 1 based on topics covered in Wks 1-4  (33 %)
Practical Test 2 based on topics covered in Wks 7-9  (33 %)
Practical Test 3 based on topics covered in Wks 12-14 (34 %)

Total 100% 

This course is graded using the following course grades-

CHD- Competent with High Distinction
CDI- Competent with Distinction
CC- Competent with Credit
CAG- Competency Achieved - Graded
NYC- Not Yet Competent
DNS- Did Not Submit for Assessment

Make sure you understand the special consideration policy available at -

http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y


Assessment Matrix

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Other Information

In this course, minimum student directed hours are 12 in addition to 48 scheduled teaching hours.

- Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resourses, assignements, notes and other learning material, preparation for test and exam and individual student - teacher course related consultation.



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