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

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

Course Code: EEET7039C

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

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6120 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vehs@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Luigi La Forgia
Phone: +61 3 99254864

Email: luigi.laforgia@rmit.edu.au

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

UEENEEI151A

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 and Human-Machine Interface (HMI) using SCADA software package and documenting programming activities.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEI152A Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems

Element:

1. 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 digital addresses are related to tag database.
1.6 Tag data types are configured in the database.
1.7 Graphic objects are created and where appropriate are added to a graphic library. (See Note 1)
1.8 Consideration is give to the security requirements for the SCADA system to prevent access by unauthorised personnel.
1.9 The SCADA system is configured to provide appropriate reporting mechanisms.
1.10 Equipment, software and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained and checked for correct operation and safety.

Element:

2. 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 human-machine interface (HMI) of processes.
2.3 Supervisory control functions, data acquisition components and automated tasks are programmed using SCADA software.
2.4 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 Reports are configured to display/print appropriate information.
2.8 User rights/security is configured to provide appropriate access to the different sections/controls of the SCADA system.
2.9 Methods for dealing with unexpected situations are selected on the basis of safety and specified work outcomes.

Element:

3. 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.
 


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

You will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates.

  • Lecture/Presentations
  • Self Paced Tutorials
  • Demonstrations
  • Instuctor Lead Hands-on Tutorials/Practice Drill

Engineers Australia Mapping Information:
This course is mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:

EA1.1. Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering
EA1.2. Conceptual understanding of the, mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline.
EA1.3. In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline.
EA1.4. Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline.
EA1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline.
EA1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline.
EA2.1. Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving.
EA2.2. Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources.
EA2.3. Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.
EA2.4. Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects.
EA3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA3.5. Orderly management of self and professional conduct.
EA3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with competency UEENEEI1152A in the Assessment Matrix.
 


Teaching Schedule

  The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:

Week 

Topic DeliveredElements/Performance Criteria

1

• Introduction
• What is SCADA:
­Overview of PLCs; PLC memory; Inputs & Outputs; Variable Tags; 
• Citect/Vijeo SCADA Runtime components
• Create a new Project with Citect/Vijeo SCADA & Set-up communications

1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
2

• Create a new Project and Set-Up  Communications
• Create a Variable Tags Database
• Relate PLC digital and analog adresses to tag database
• Analyse process data to devep mimic pages
• Create graphic Pages
• Create a graphic objects and add them to a library

1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3

• Using Objects and Common Object Properties
• Develop an HMI

1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
4Practical Test 1 Due (10%) – Develop, Enter, and Verify a SCADA Program. On the day, you will be the specific requirements for which you need to program.1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6
5• Continue, using Objects and Common Object Properties1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6
6• Continue further, using Objects and Common Object Properties1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6
7

• Commands & Controls
• Program control functions, data aquisition, and automatic tasks

1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6
8• Alarms
• Program identified limits for process variables
1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6
9

• Trends
• Process Analyst

1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6
Mid-Semester Break
10Practical Test 2 Due (35%) – Develop, Enter, and Verify a SCADA Program. On the day, you will be the specific requirements for which you need to program.1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6
11• Genies1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6
12• Super Genies1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6
13• Events
• Accumulators
1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6
14•Devices
• Reports
1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6
15•  Security1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6
16Practical Test 3 Due (55%) – Develop, Enter, and Verify a SCADA Program. On the day, you will be the specific requirements for which you need to program.1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6
 
 17-18
 
 Catchup Period
1.1-1.10
2.1-2.9
3.1-3.6


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

 http://www.citect.schneider-electric.com/scada/citectscada/downloads-updates/product-downloads 

  http://www.schneider-electric.com/download/hk/en/details/2260940-Vijeo-Citect-V720-Quickstart-Tutorial/?reference=SF_20052011_EN  


Other Resources

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


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks: 

Assessment 1: Assessment 1
Weighting towards final grade (%):20

Assessment 2: Assessment 2
Weighting towards final grade (%): 30

Assessment 3: Assessment 3
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance CriteriaAssessment 1Assessment 2Assessment 3
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Assessment Tasks

  • Practical Test 1, 10%
  • Practical Test 2, 35%
  • Practical Test 3, 55%

This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course grades are allocated:

80 - 100: CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79: CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69: CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59: CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
0 - 49: NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment.


Assessment Matrix

 Assessments vs UEENEEI152 Elements & Performance Criteria

 UEENEEI152 Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments1.11.21.31.41.51.61.71.81.91.102.12.32.32.42.5 2.62.72.82.93.13.23.33.43.53.6
Practical Test 1 XXX X X XX XXX XXXXX
Practical Test 2XXX X X XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Practical Test 3XXX XXX XXXXX XX

Assessments vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
AssessmentsEA1.1EA1.2EA1.3EA1.4EA1.5EA1.6EA2.1EA2.2EA2.3EA2.4EA3.1EA3.2EA3.3EA3.4EA3.5EA3.6
Practical Test 1XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Practical Test 2XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Practical Test 3XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
All Assesments UEENEEI152 33331223
0 (Blank)Graduate attribute is not assessed
1Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element
2Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element
3Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element

Other Information

Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated time is 12 hours outside the class time.

Study and learning Support:

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:

- Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
- Maths and science developmental support and advice
- English language development

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support

Disability Liaison Unit:

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

Late submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.

If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.
 

Special consideration:

Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration
 

Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.

Please Refer: http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communicatios:

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
 

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