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Industrial Communications training videos recorded from our live online training sessions

 

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PROFIBUS DP

 

Introductory lecture on the PROFIBUS DP protocol

 

Topics covered:

  • What is PROFIBUS?
  • Properties and operations
  • Transmission technologies
  • Design, network components and installation requirements
  • Identifying and correcting common network failures
  • Diagnostics tools and remote monitoring solutions
  • Certified training and further proactive steps to be taken

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Industrial Ethernet

 

Introductory lecture on Industrial Ethernet Systems

 

Topics covered:

  • What is Industrial Ethernet?
  • Introduction to digital systems
  • Installation considerations
  • Ethernet concepts
  • Cyber security
  • Common industrial Ethernet faults and failures
  • Certified training and further proactive steps to be taken

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Modbus

 

Introductory lecture on the Modbus protocol

 

Topics covered:

  • What is Modbus?
  • Introduction to digital systems
  • Operating principles
  • Physical transmission media
  • Modbus RTU, ASCII and TCP protocol
  • Useful network components

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Functional Bonding and Shielding

 

 

 

Introductory lecture on the functional bonding and shielding
requirements for industrial communications networks

 

Topics covered:

  • EMI fundamentals (EMI vs EMC, coupling and electrostatic discharge)
  • Types of bonding systems
  • Active and passive shielding techniques
  • DC supply connections to bonding networks
  • Appropriate motor cables
  • Onsite EMI / EMC audit procedures

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PROFIBUS Maintenance Strategies

 

Overview lecture on high network availability for PROFIBUS DP

 

Topics covered:

  • Training
  • Diagnostic tools
  • Permanent health monitoring
  • Network audits
  • Environmental considerations
  • Bus segmentation
  • Life cycle of devices
  • Redundancy and reliability

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ProfiTrace

 

Introductory lecture on the effective use of
ProfiTrace for PROFIBUS analysis

 

Topics covered:

  • LiveList and statistics
  • Message recording and setting record triggers
  • ProfiCaptain overview and use
  • Scopeware overview and use
  • Bargraph overview and use
  • Reporting

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