88214 - Project Work P

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Academic Year 2022/2023

Learning outcomes

The student deepen her/his knowledge and put it into practice with the use of industrial equipment in close collaboration with professional engineers.

Course contents

The course will cover the following topics:

- Beckhoff TwinCAT Base + PLC

- Beckhoff TwinCAT Motion

- Beckhoff TwinSAFE

- Description of the automation island available in the laboratory (mechanical, electrical and IT part)

- Industrial PC vs Embedded PC and cloning procedure

- EtherCAT fieldbus base

- EtherCAT fieldbus advanced

- Basic software system, constructs, ST, OMAC

- Software system advanced, advanced debug

- HMI System

- Safety

- Motors, drives and their tuning



Teaching methods

Classroom lessons and laboratory practice

Assessment methods

Identification and solution of practical problems on the automation island.

Teaching tools

slides for classroom lessons and automation island for laboratory practice

Office hours

See the website of Rocco Vertechy