Overview

This is a 4-day instructor led class to help the student gain insight into Citect SCADA 2016 features and functionalities for your project design and become familiar with integrated engineering interface called Citect Studio

In this course you will learn how to design a project from start to finish and configure various features, including equipment hierarchy. This course includes hands-on practice with core plant operations like visualization, alarming, trending, security, reporting and ISA-95 equipment hierarchies.

Target Audience

  • People who want to become familiar with Citect SCADA project development techniques
  • Citect SCADA users, including engineering staff, maintenance staff and plant supervisors
  • Technical users who maintain and improve their installed Citect SCADA systems
  • Managers who want more than a basic understanding of Citect SCADA
  • Citect SCADA System Integrators and Designers

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of Citect SCADA
  • Familiar with Microsoft® Windows Operating Systems
  • Experience in PLC control system design and/or programming is desirable

Duration

4 days

Venues

Classroom, Onsite, Live Online

Price

$2400

Learning Objectives

  • Ensure that participants are comfortable with running and navigating the Citect development tools including the Citect Studio and Graphics Builder
  • Show participants how to build a small but complete SCADA system
  • Ensure that participants can transfer these skills to their own workplaces and projects

Course Content

  • Module 1: Introduction to Citect SCADA 
    • Citect SCADA Configuration
    • Citect Studio
    • Citect Graphics Builder
    • Summary
  • Module 2: Overview of the Citect Studio
    • Activities
    • Navigation
    • The Grid Editor
    • Property Grid
    • Exercise 2.1 – Explore the Environment
    • Summary
  • Module 3: Project Management
    • Projects Activity
    • Citect SCADA Project Types
    • Include Projects
    • New Project Creation
    • Exercise 3.1 – Create a New Project
    • Back Up, Restore and Delete a Project
    • Exercise 3.2 – Backup a Project
    • Exercise 3.3 – Delete a Project
    • Exercise 3.4 – Restore a Project
    • Copy a Project
    • Include Custom Projects
    • Exercise 3.5 – Include a Project
    • Setup Wizard
    • Exercise 3.6 – Run the Setup Wizard
    • Exercise 3.7 – Examine the Project in Runtime
    • Summary
  • Module 4: Define a Topology
    • Citect SCADA Communications
    • Topology Activity
    • Configuring Topology
    • Device Communications Wizard
    • Exercise 4.1 – Device Communications Wizard
    • Exercise 4.2 – Review the Communication Components
    • Summary
  • Module 5: System Model
    • System Model Activity
    • Variable Tags
    • Test Communications
    • Exercise 5.1 – Test Communications
    • Structured Tag Names
    • Exercise 5.2 – Create a Tag Database
    • Use Microsoft Excel to Add Variable Tags
    • Exercise 5.3 – Use Excel to Edit DBF Files (Optional)
    • Summary
  • Module 6: Equipment
    • Enterprise Hierarchy
    • Work Centres
    • Work Units
    • Equipment in Citect SCADA
    • Configuring Equipment
    • Configuring Equipment Using Equipment Editor
    • Exercise 6.1 – Create an Equipment Hierarchy
    • Exercise 6.2 – Create a Pump Equipment Type
    • Exercise 6.3 – Create an Equipment from an Equipment Type
    • Duplicate Equipment
    • Exercise 6.4 – Duplicate an Equipment Type
    • Exercise 6.5 – Create Equipment Type to Represent Temperatures
    • Exercise 6.6 – Configure an Equipment Hierarchy for Existing Tags
    • Summary
  • Module 7: Graphics
    • Graphic Pages
    • SxW_Style_Include Project
    • Create New Pages
    • Exercise 7.1 – Create a New Page
    • Draw Basic Objects
    • Draw the Main Graphics Page
    • Exercise 7.2 – Draw the Graphics Page
    • Rectangles, Squares, Ellipses and Circles
    • Exercise 7.3 – Exercise – Create the Pasteuriser Object
    • Pipes, Lines and Polylines
    • Exercise 7.4 – Draw Pipes, Lines and Polylines
    • Runtime Properties
    • Exercise 7.5 – Display Objects in Different Colors at Runtime
    • Exercise 7.6 – Display a Bar Graph
    • Exercise 7.7 – Display Numbers at Runtime
    • Exercise 7.8 – Display Text at Runtime
    • Exercise 7.9 – Animate Symbol Sets
    • Custom Symbols
    • Exercise 7.10 – Create New Symbols and Libraries
    • ActiveX
    • Exercise 7.11 – Add an ActiveX Object
    • Summary
  • Module 8: Operator Input
    • Slider Controls
    • Exercise 8.1 – Add a Slider Control
    • Touch Commands
    • Exercise 8.2 – Create a Touch Command
    • Keyboard Commands
    • Exercise 8.3 – Define Keyboard Keys and Assign Commands
    • Summary
  • Module 9: Genies
    • Paste a Genie from the Libraries
    • Exercise 9.1 – Paste a Genie from the Standard Libraries
    • Custom Genies
    • Modify a Genie
    • Genie Syntax
    • Exercise 9.2 – Create a Generic Change Value Genie Using Equipment Referencing
    • Exercise 9.3 – Create a Pump Control Genie
    • Link a Genie to an Equipment Type
    • Paste a Linked Genie using the Equipment Editor
    • Exercise 9.4 – Linking a Genie to an Equipment Type
    • Summary
  • Module 10: Popup Pages
    • Popup Pages
    • Using Equipment References with Dynamic Associations
    • Exercise 10.1 – Create a Popup Page (Equipment Reference)
    • Exercise 10.2 – Call a Popup Page from a Symbol (Equipment Reference)
    • Exercise 10.3 – Call a Popup Page from a Genie (Equipment Reference)
    •  Summary
  • Module 11: Devices
    • What Are Devices?
    • Set Up Devices
    • Device History Files
    • Exercise 11.1 – Set Up a Device (Optional)
    • Summary
  • Module 12: Events
    • Define Events
    • Exercise 12.1 – Define Events
    • Enable Events
    • Exercise 12.2 – Enable Events
    • Summary
  • Module 13: Alarms
    • Configure Alarms
    • Exercise 13.1 – Configure Alarms
    • Alarms and Equipment
    • Exercise 13.2 – Create Alarms Using Equipment Editor
    • Alarm Categories
    • Exercise 13.3 – Alarm Categories
    • Device Groups
    • Display Alarms
    • Exercise 13.4 – Display Alarms
    • Exercise 13.5 – Modify Alarm Display Appearance
    • Exercise 13.6 – Filter Alarms
    • Alarm Properties as Tags
    • Exercise 13.7 – Alarm Property Tags
    • Summary
  • Module 14: Process Analysis
    • Trend Tags
    • Exercise 14.1 – Create Trend Tags Using the Equipment Editor 14 – 5Trend History Files
    • What is the Process Analyst?
    • Properties of the Process Analyst
    • Display Tags in the Process Analyst
    • Pen Types
    • Exercise 14.2 – Display Trends in the Process Analyst
    • Change the Properties of the Process Analyst
    • Exercise 14.3 – Process Analyst Properties
    • Exercise 14.4 – Compare Trend Data
    • Exercise 14.5 – Digital and Computed Trend Pens
    • Exercise 14.6 – Display Alarms in the Process Analyst
    • Exercise 14.7 – Compare Trends and Alarms
    • Exercise 14.8 – Launch a Process Analyst Window with Tags Pre-loaded
    • Other Data Sources
    • Exercise 14.9 – Variable Tag Trends
    • Data Export
    • Exercise 14.10 – Export Trend Information (Optional)
    • Summary
  • Module 15: Page Management
    • Menu Configuration Tool
    • Exercise 15.1 – Create the Menu System
    • Exercise 15.2 – Create a Tools Menu
    • Re-order Menu Items
    • Exercise 15.3 – Modify the Way Menu Items are Displayed
    • SxW Style Navigation
    • Summary
  • Module 16: Reports
    • Define a Report
    • Exercise 16.1 – Create a Report
    • View Reports
    • Exercise 16.2 – Display a Report
    • Exercise 16.3 – Add Scrolling to the Report Page
    • Summary
  • Module 17: Security
    • Plan Plant Security
    • User Privileges
    • Areas and Privileges
    • Allocate Privileges and Areas
    • Add User Records
    • Exercise 17.1 – Add User and Role Records
    • Restrict Access to Objects
    • Exercise 17.2 – Disable Styles
    • Manage In-Project Authentication
    • Exercise 17.3 – Create the Login Menu
    • Object Security
    • Exercise 17.4 – Add Security to Existing Objects
    • Project Security
    • Exercise 17.5 – Apply Project-Level Security
    • Operating System Security
    • Runtime Manager
    • Windows Keyboard Commands
    • Summary