FactoryTalk Basic Training

Objective

Students are introduced to FactoryTalk’s HMI products and are taught how to define
communications, retrieve data, create schedules, add field devices, and manage security.
Students will perform a number of labs using water and wastewater applications to reinforce
the experiential learning process.

Level

Basic

Audience

Water and Wastewater SCADA System Operators, IT Administrators, Plant Managers

Duration

3 Days; Lunch is provided.

Prerequisite

Attendees should have a working knowledge of Microsoft’s Windows operating systems and
general knowledge of municipal water and wastewater treatment facilities and processes.

2019 Dates: January 21, 22, & 23; April 22, 23, & 24; July 22, 23, & 24; October 21, 22, & 23

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Training Plan

Day 1

Architecture

  • Defining the Client/Server Relationship
    Authorizing Runtime and Development Using
    the FactoryTalk Activation Manager

Communications

  • Configuring RSLinx Enterprise for Data
    Interaction
  • Troubleshooting Data Connections Using the
    FactoryTalk Administration Console

Data Types

  • Explanation of the Basic Data Types
    and Functions
  • Utilizing the HMI Tag Database to Create
    and Modify Tags

Window Elements

  • Breaking Down the Graphic Component
    within FactoryTalk
  • Using Toolbars for Manipulating Object
    Appearances, Orientation, and Grouping

Day 2

Design Interface

  • Using Internal and External Data Types
    to Animate Objects
  • Structuring Navigation and Windows Layouts

Scripting

  • Explanation of Format and Internal Functions
    for Creating Scripts
  • Using Derived Tags, Events and Macros to
    Accomplish Objectives

Alarming

  • Applying Alarm Functionality Using HMI
    Tag Alarming
  • Using the FactoryTalk Alarm Groups and
    Event Server for Expanded Alarm Functionality

Day 3

Security

  • Implementation of System Security by Adding and Managing FactoryTalk Security Codes, Users and Groups
  • Creation of User and Access Level-Based Restrictions

Trending

  • Configuration and Development of Historical Trend Objects
  • Effectively Capturing and Displaying Necessary Data
  • Evaluating Logging Intervals and Relation to Value Deadbands

Standard Comparisons

  • Correlation of Graphic Development Pertaining to the Customer’s System
  • Using the Customer’s Application to Identify Corresponding Standard Functions
  • Recognizing Key Plant-Specific Network Characteristics
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