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Advanced PLC Programming Structured Text (ST) Examples
ST PLC programming examples and HMI programming. Uses PLC Simulator for hands-on.
Download these 11 Advanced PLC programming examples in Structured Text programming language, with exercises to get hands-on in the free HMI/PLC simulator. The hands-on PLC programming in Structured Text (ST) experience will be invaluable to your career advancement. Instructor Rick will walk you through creating each of the11 HMI/PAC/PLC programming examples, and then making several modifications to each program to maximize the learning experience.
Important! These PLC programming exercises assume you have completed our certificate course 'PLC Structured Text' or otherwise have a working knowledge of Codesys and how to launch it, start a new structured text program, create a Visualization, and run a program in Simulation mode. It also assumes you know the basics of how to program timers, counters, variables, and instructions in Structured Text PAC/PLC programming language; and know the basics of adding HMI visualizations.
PLC Programming Examples:
- Hydraulic Control PLC Program
- Spray Station PLC Program
- Conveyor Control PLC Program
- Stamping Station PLC Program
- Inspection Station PLC Program
- Pressing Operation PLC Program
- LED Driver PLC Program
- Turret Machine PLC Program
- Elevator Control PLC Program
- Traffic Light PLC Program
- Car Wash PLC Program
Each PAC/PLC programming exercise above is accompanied by pictorial views of the exercises, and custom Image Pool so you can "see things move" as a result of the programs you write. The variables and instructions for each exercise are given so you can build the Visualization and test the program. Then you are asked to make various PAC program and control modifications to the control system. The answer to each modification challenge is provided if you need help. The above slide show shows some of the pictorials included, and below are the descriptions of each PAC/PLC programming exercise.