Fluid Power

Fluid power, covers Pneumatics, ElectroPneumatics & Hydraulics

The courses aim to be simple to follow for beginners, and cover all necessary knowledge


Pneumatics - Video Course

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Learn Pneumatics with DSLE Video Courses


Pneumatics : TP101

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A basic introduction to Pneumatics 

ElectroPneumatics : TP201

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A basic introduction to ElectroPneumatics 

ElectroPneumatics : TP202

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Advanced ElectroPneumatics

Hydraulics : TP501

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A basic introduction to Hydraulics 

ElectroHydraulics : TP601

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A basic introduction to ElectroHydraulics

Pneumatic Diagrams Explained

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How to read Pneumatic Diagrams

Hydraulic Diagrams Explained

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How to read Hydraulic Diagrams

PLC Programming

PLC Programming, covers the use of software for controlling and development of mechatronics systems.

The courses assume a basic knowledge of Pneumatics, and ElectroPneumatics


PLC's : Introduction and Concepts

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An introduction to how PLC's work

TIA Portal : Project & PLC Setup

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Project and Portal Setup

TIA Portal : Basic Programming

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Programming Siemens PLCs using Ladder Logic

Industry 4.0

I4.0 courses, cover aspects of Industry 4.0 technology, including MES systems, networking, OPCUA, Simulation and Robotics.

These courses are aimed at advanced studies, and assume a good level of knowledge in PLC Programming & Fluid Power


Node-RED : Getting Started

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An introduction to Node-RED

OPC UA : Getting Started

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An introduction to OPC UA

MES4 : Exploring the API's

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Understand how the MES4 API's work

MES4 : Placing an Order via TCP/IP

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Use the MES4 API's to place an order over TCP/IP

MES4 : Placing an order via Node-RED

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How to Link the MES to Node-RED

CP : MindSphere

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Pushing Data from CP Lab to Siemens MindSphere

Simulation

Simulation courses focus on using virtual equipment, to supplement learning of physical systems.


FluidSIM 5 : Basic Pneumatics and ElectroPneumatics

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An introduction to pneumatic and electro-pneumatic circuits

FluidSIM 5 : Basic Hydraulics and ElectroHydraulics

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An introduction to creating hydraulic and electro-hydraulic circuits

FluidSIM 5 : Digital Technology

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An introduction to creating simple function block diagrams using Digital Technology library

CIROS & CoDeSys 2.3 using OPC

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Controlling simulation in CIROS using CoDeSys 2.3 soft-PLC and OPC

CIROS & CoDeSys 3.5 using OPC

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Controlling simulation in CIROS using CoDeSys 3.5 soft-PLC and OPC

FluidSIM & TIA Portal using OPC (PLCSIM)

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Using EzOPC to control simulation in FluidSIM together with TIA Portal and S7-PLCSIM

CIROS & TIA Portal using OPC (PLCSIM)

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Using EzOPC to control simulation in CIROS together with TIA Portal and S7-PLCSIM

CIROS & TIA using OPC (PLCSIM Advanced)

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Using EzOPC to control simulation in CIROS together with TIA Portal and S7-PLCSIM Advanced

Robotics

Robotics cover both theory and practical examples of robotic arms and mobile robots offered in Festo's product range.


Programming Mitsubishi Robots using CIROS: Task 1

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Creating MELFA V project to control a Handling module of MPS Robot Station

Programming Mitsubishi Robots using CIROS: Task 2

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Creating MELFA V project to control a complete MPS Robot Assembly Station

Programming Mitsubishi Robots using CIROS: Task 3

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Adding front panel operation to Robot Assembly Station program

Programming Mitsubishi Robots using CIROS: Task 4

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Introducing global variables and global position lists

Connecting to Mitsubishi Robot using CIROS Studio

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Establishing online connection with physical robot arm

Product Familiarisation

A range of product-specific setup, and example videos

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WSUK LIVE Automation Tasks

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Automation Tasks (Lower)

WSUK LIVE Mechatronics Tasks

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Mechatronics Tasks (Higher)

WSUK Automation & Mechatronics

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A Guide to Competing

Mechatronics Masterclass

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A masterclass written for WSUK in 2021

Industry 4.0 Masterclass

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A masterclass written for WSUK in 2021