Hybrid PLC Mechatronics - Chapter 13 Indexing – Batching Applications

This chapter discusses moving of data and large data manipulation programs. This includes batching applications. Also discussed are the different indexing instructions presently employed by A-B and Siemens as well as look back at the older indexing instructions used by A-B with their SLC and PLC-5 processor lines. In addition, we will look at a specification from ISA called SP88 and some of its methodologies as to how to build a successful batching application. You may be curious how two games, Simon Says and Whack-a-Mole have anything to do with batch applications. If run as sequences of numbers, the same operations used in these games are used for batch applications. The games are to be programmed in this way. Hopefully these labs will give some insight into actual batch programs. Accompanying Video: PLC Series Chapter 13 (Part 1/3) - Indexing - Batching Applications (1:05:54) PLC Series Chapter 13 (Part 2/3) - Allen-Bradley Program (6:21) PLC Series Chapter 13 (Part 3/3) - Batching System (8:28) Hybrid Lab Text: Ch. 12 – Simon Says Game Ch. 13 – Whack-a-Mole Ch. 14 – Batch System Programming Ch. 31 – Simple Robot (see Additional Public Access to Materials below)
Date:
2022
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Online Course
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Institution:
University of Toledo
Subjects:
batching, scales, array, step, index, UDT, SP88

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