E4-Electrical IV for Transit SC-EL-1600-IV

PLC/IO Systems Diagnostics

Prerequisites: Course prerequisites include proficiency in SC-EL-1600-I, SC-EL-1600-II and SC-EL- 1600-III; Technicians attending this course must have experience troubleshooting PLC/IO systems such as: DINEX, Vansco, and Allen-Bradley.

Course Description: This course is designed to give technicians advanced troubleshooting techniques. The course covers: IO Ladder Logic, Using Diagnostic Lights, Module Programming, and Component Replacement. J1939 Communication Protocol, Testing, and Gateways are explained. This course features lab activities, which demonstrate hands-on how to perform diagnosis and repairs of IO systems on an actual transit bus.

Course Benefits: This course is intended for the technician who has an understanding of PLC/IO systems and needs to develop advance diagnostic and repair techniques to troubleshoot these systems.

What You Will Learn: Upon completion of this course, the student will have a complete understanding of the PLC/IO Systems and the correct method of troubleshooting. Course includes both lecture and lab exercises.

Who Should Attend: Supervisors and technicians who need knowledge of advanced troubleshooting.

Day One

  • Pre-Test
  • DINEX IO Component Reviewo Component Review
  • Exercise 1 – MFD
  • Using the Diagnostic Light
  • Exercise 1- DVOM and the Multimeter
  • Exercise 3 – No Start Ladder Logic
  • Communication Network
  • Vansco Component Review
  • Using the Diagnostic Lights
  • exercise 4 – module addressing
  • exercise 6 – No Start Ladder Logic
  • Communication Network
  • Exercise 5- Testing J1939

Day Two

  • Allen-Bradley Component Review
  • Using the Diagnostic Lights
  • exercise 7 – No Start Ladder Logic
  • Communication Network
  • Final Review and Test

Number of Days: 16 Hours over 2 days

Continuing Education Units (CEU): 0

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