This one day course provides a concise yet thorough introduction to the technology and application of OPC. It provides attendees with an understanding of the range of technologies covered by OPC, as well as practical experience of the PC, network and the domain settings that must be configured for OPC to operate successfully.
To complete the course users must demonstrate that they understand OPC and its underlying technologies and are practically capable of setting up and troubleshooting OPC connections.
System Integrators, End Users of OPC, and Vendors of systems that offer OPC servers / clients.
This course is of a highly technical nature. It is intended for those installing and maintaining OPC environments. More than just computer literacy it requires an understanding of networking terminology such as IP Address, MAC Addresses, Work-groups and Domains.
|Time || ||Activity || |
|08:00-08:30 (30mins) || ||Registration with Tea & Coffee || |
|08:30-09:00 (30mins) || ||Introductory overview of OPC || |
|09:00-09:45 (45mins) || ||Technology Fundamentals (Windows Authentication, DCOM, XML etc) || |
|09:45-10:15 (30mins) || ||Explanation of OPC Specifications (Data Access, Alarms and Events etc) || |
|10:15-10:30 (15mins) || ||Tea Break || |
|10:30-11:15 (45mins) || ||Commissioning of OPC Servers || |
|11:15-12:30 (75mins) || ||Practical Exercises setting up and OPC Server-Client Connections || |
|12:30-13:15 (45mins) || ||Lunch || |
|13:15-13:45 (30mins) || ||OPC Performance Assessment || |
|13:45-14:15 (30mins) || ||Practical Exercise on OPC Performance Tuning || |
|14:15-15:00 (45mins) || ||Common Faults & Troubleshooting Strategy || |
|15:00-15:30 (30mins) || ||Practical Exercise on Troubleshooting || |
|15:30-15:45 (15mins) || ||Tea Break || |
|15:45-16:30 (45mins) || ||Test || |
R3500 per person. Up to 8 persons can be accommodated on a course.
The course has a 45min examination to test the knowledge that candidates have gained during the day. Candidates who pass this examination will receive a “Certified OPC User” certificate from the Competence Centre.