WEB PLC simulator for ST programming

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Abstract

In this paper, the main functionalities of a WEB Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Simulator for programming in Structure Text (ST) language, in the context of industrial automation and control, are presented. The available ST identifiers, expressions and statements are described, and some code examples are given. The simulator provides digital input/output channels, analog input/output channels and also the interaction with a dynamic process model of type autoregressive with exogenous input (ARX). The main contributions are a new environment for teaching, for remote learning, as also one more way to motivate the students and to obtain feedback from them.

Original languageEnglish
Pages303-308
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event4th Experiment at International Conference, exp.at 2017 - Faro, Portugal
Duration: 6 Jun 20178 Jun 2017

Conference

Conference4th Experiment at International Conference, exp.at 2017
CountryPortugal
CityFaro
Period6/06/178/06/17

Keywords

  • Automation
  • e-learning
  • PLC
  • Remote laboratories
  • Structured Text Language
  • WEB application

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    Palma, L. B., Brito, V., Rosas, J., & Gil, P. (2017). WEB PLC simulator for ST programming. 303-308. Paper presented at 4th Experiment at International Conference, exp.at 2017, Faro, Portugal. https://doi.org/10.1109/EXPAT.2017.7984410