Course Title: Design and use advanced programming tools PC networks and HMI Interfacing

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: COSC6141C

Course Title: Design and use advanced programming tools PC networks and HMI Interfacing

School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)

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:engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Jan Jia
Phone: +613 9925 4390
Email: jan.jia@rmit.edu.au
 

Zoran Savic
Phone: 9925 4996
Email: zoran.savic@rmit.edu.au
 

Nominal Hours: 120

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 the design of computer application for control processes. It encompasses apply knowledge of control devices, control systems, programmable logic controllers, supervisory control and data acquisition systems and control programming methods, developing alternative design schemes based on design brief, customer relations and documenting designs.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEI154A Design and use advanced programming tools PC networks and HMI Interfacing

Element:

1. Prepare to design engineering computer applications.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work.
1.3 The extent of the proposed control system is determined from the design brief or in consultation with appropriate person(s).
1.4 Design development work is planned to meet scheduled timelines in consultation with others involved on the work site.
 

Element:

2. Develop engineering computer applications design.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Knowledge of control devices, control systems and control programming methods are applied to the design.
2.2 Alternative concepts for the design are tested based on the requirements outlined in the design brief.
2.3 Safety, functional and budget considerations are incorporated in the design.
2.4 System design draft is checked for compliance with the design brief and regulatory requirements.
2.5 System design is documented for submission to appropriate person(s) for approval.
2.6 Solutions to unplanned situation are provided consistent with organisation’s policy.
 

Element:

3. Obtain approval for engineering computer applications design.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 System design is presented and explained to client representative and/or other relevant person(s).
3.2 Requests for alterations to the design are negotiated with relevant person(s) within the constraints of organisation’s policy.
3.3 Final design is documented and approval obtained from appropriate person(s).
3.4 Quality of work is monitored against personal performance
 


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

You will involve in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates
• Lectures
• Tutorials
• Practicals
• Class discussion
• Seminar presentations
• Group/individual work on projects
• Audio-visual presentations, site visits
• Interaction with individuals and groups within the Electrotechnology area


Teaching Schedule

The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:

 

WeekTopics DeliveredElements/Performance Criteria
1Safety Induction. Programmable controllers. Programming tools. Symbols table.
Binary signal processing
1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2
2

State sequencers. SFC overview. SFC editing tool. ST overview. ST editing tool.
Compiler reports and debugging. On-line monitoring and watch tables.

Start Project.
Production machine application

 1.3,1.4, 2.1
3

SFC connections.
ST functions.
Testing user programs with simulation tools

Start Assignment1
(Injection moulding machine application,
or Pick and place application,
or Sorting application)

DUE. Week 15

2.1, 2.2
4

SFC branching

2.2, 2.3, 2.4,
5

Retentive data

2.2,2.3,2.4,
6

Operator control and process monitoring.
Introduction to HMI tools
Configure HMI discrete objects

2.2,2.3,2.4,
7Digital operations (data conversion functions)
Trace tools

Configure HMI numerical display and inputs objects

2.5, 2.6
8

 Configure HMI event display objects

 2.5, 2.6
9

Networks technologies and distributed control systems

 2.5, 2.6
10

Network configuration tools

 3.1, 3.2
11

Network troubleshooting

 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
12Review of analogue signal processing 2.2, 2.3, 2.4,
13

Scaling analogue I/O

Configure HMI analogue display objects

 2.2, 2.3, 2.4,
14 Introduction to process automation and closed-loop control 2.5,2.6
15

PID control functions
 

 2.5,2.6
16

 PID applications

 2.2,2.5,2.6
17-18 Examination period. Test 1 
19 Revision questions practice -PLC

 
 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.4
20

Introduction to OH&S
Course guides and T& L strategies, assessment method
Introduction to PLC networking theory
Communications methods and requirements encompassing:
ISO standards discussion and exercises
Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project


Start Assignment 2. (Industrial robotics application, or Industrial networks application) 

DUE. Week 33

 1.1,1.2,1.4
21 industrial Ethernet encompassing, Protocols Data link layer encompassing Total factory automation solutions concepts
in Class activity 3
Q&A quiz on industrial Ethernet-1%
Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project
 
 2.1, 2.2,2.3
 22 Common protocols and interface standards
- Requirements when networking/interfacing PLC’s with other field devices
Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project
 
 2.1, 2.2,2.3
23 - Communication mediums
- Network types and topologies
- Hierarchal networks
- Peer to peer networks
- Handshaking
- Open architecture communications
- Remote I/O
Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project
 
 2.1, 2.2,2.3,
24 Control links routing set up network using OMRON CX- one integrator , peer to peer communication ,router table etc.
in class activity 4: design routing table 1%
Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project
 
2.4,2.5,2.6,
25 Device-Net concepts and set up network data transfer and monitoring from PLC to PLC
in class activity 5: Device-net Quiz 1%
Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project
 
 2.4,2.5,2.6,
26 PLC Network design and control case study
HIRSCHMANN rail family
in class activity 6: industrial network devices Quiz
Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project
 
 2.4,2.5,2.6,
27 PLC Network design and control case study
HIRSCHMANN industrial network management
software Industrial HiVision
in class activity 7: use industrial HiVision software to manage industrial network 1%

Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project
 

 3.1,3.2,3.3
28PLC Network design and control case study
HIRSCHMANN industrial network management
software Industrial HiVision
Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project, project presentation
 
 3.1,3.2,3.3
29 PLC Network design and control case study
Bus monitor encompassing: Fieldbus message specification encompassing:
Communicate services
Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project, project presentation
 
 3.1,3.2,3.3
30 Intelligent terminals/graphic interfaces installation and communication requirements Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project, project presentation 3.1,3.2,3.3
31 PLC Networking design and control
This task involves:
Design, programming and commissioning networking system to meet specifications and
outlines within the project scope Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project, project presentation
 
 .1,3.2,3.3,3.4
32 Network design and control project
OMRON CX-one Designer
HMI
In class activity 8-1%
Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project, project presentation
 
 3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4
33 Network design and control project
OMRON CX-one Designer
HMI
Class Exercise and team discussion
Project -follow project time management schedule, work on project, project presentation
 
 1,3.2,3.3,3.4
34 students consultation catch up all missing works
DUE:
project final report-30%
in class activities-10%
 
 1,3.2,3.3,3.4
35-36Test 2. Finalise project and catch up classes 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

• OMROM on line manuals
• HIRSCHIMANN training materials
• Lecture notes
• Hand out materials
 


Other Resources

Resource materials will be available on S:/C6120/COSC6141C and 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 section of Course Guide Part B.


Assessment Tasks

• Assignments, 20%
• In class activities, 10%
• Project, 30%
• 2 Tests, 40%

All Assignments will go through Academic Integrity Check software TurnItIn. One student of a group will have account created for this software and must submit the group report by 5 pm on Due Week through TurnItIn. Please also refer to the marking guide for more detail information about all assessments.
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

Assessment vs UEENEEE154A Elements & Performance Criteria

 UEENEEE154A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments1.11.21.31.42.12.22.32.42.52.63.13.23.33.4
assignments x x xx x x xxxxx xx
in class activitiesxxxxx x x x x x x x x x
projectxxx xxx    x   
close book tests  x  x xxxxx xxx

 Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
 EA1.1EA1.2EA1.3EA1.4EA1.5EA1.6EA2.1EA2.2EA2.3EA2.4EA3.1EA3.2EA3.3EA3.4EA3.5EA3.6
assignments X XX  XXXXXX    X
in class activities  XX XX X   X XXXXX
projectX XX X XX X X  X X XX X
Closed Book Tests X X X X X          
All Assessments3233232223122223
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, project report, 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 30 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 Communication:

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

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