Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1: ControlLogix Fundamentals
and Troubleshooting Course Description
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Upon completion of this course, you should be able to troubleshoot a previously
operational ControlLogix® system and restore normal operation.
You will have the opportunity to develop and practice these skills by:
• Learning basic concepts and terminology used with:
– ControlLogix system hardware
– Studio 5000 Logix Designer® application
• Practicing a systematic strategy for diagnosing and troubleshooting problems:
– Configuration issues
– Electrical noise
– Faulty/malfunctioning field devices
– Controller I/O, or other hardware issues
• Performing hands-on exercises
All Logix5000™ systems use the same control engine; therefore, tasks are similar.
You will see applicable references for other systems.
• Locating ControlLogix Components
• Navigating through the Studio 5000
Logix Designer Application
• Connecting a Computer to a
• Downloading and Going Online
• Locating I/O Tags and Devices
• Interpreting Studio 5000 Logix Designer
Project Organization and Execution
• Interpreting Ladder Logic Structure
• Locating and Editing Tag Values
• Interpreting Bit Instructions
• Interpreting Frequently Used Instructions
• Interpreting Arrays
• Interpreting Tags of User-Defined
• Searching for Project Components
• Integrated Practice – Interpreting
a Basic Project
• Forcing I/O and Toggling Bits
• Troubleshooting Digital I/O Problems
• Troubleshooting Analog I/O Problems
• Troubleshooting Remote I/O Problems
• Updating Logix5000 Firmware
• Troubleshooting Controller Problems
• Troubleshooting Power Supply Problems
• Analyzing and Troubleshooting a
System Using a Trend Chart
• Integrated Practice-Troubleshooting
• Editing Ladder Logic Online
• Managing Studio 5000 Logix
Designer Project Files
• Documenting and Printing Components
• Troubleshooting Noise-Related Problems
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Who Should Attend
This course is intended for individuals who need to maintain
and troubleshoot a ControlLogix system – but have no current
working experience with ControlLogix systems.
Curriculum Note: This course contains many of the lessons
in courses CCP146 and CCP153 – in a consolidated four and a
half-day format. Do not take all three courses.
To successfully complete this course, the following
prerequisites are required:
• Ability to perform basic Microsoft Windows tasks
• Previous experience with common industrial control
All technology is provided for student use in the classroom by
Rockwell Automation. It is not necessary for students to bring
any technology with them when attending this course.
To enhance and facilitate the students’ learning experiences, the
following materials are provided as part of the course package:
• Student Manual:
– Includes the key concepts, definitions, examples,
and activities presented in this course.
• Lab Book:
– Provides learning activities and hands-on practice. Solutions
are included after each exercise for immediate feedback.
• Logix5000 System Glossary:
– Contains terms and definitions specific to Logix5000
systems and defines key Logix5000 systems terminology
• Studio 5000 Logix Designer and Logix5000 Procedures Guide:
– Provides the steps required to complete basic tasks that are
common to all Logix5000 hardware platforms
• ControlLogix Troubleshooting Guide:
– Contains a systematic approach to diagnosing and
troubleshooting common ControlLogix system problems
Throughout this course, you will have the opportunity to
practice the skills you have learned through a variety of
hands-on exercises. Exercises focus on the skills introduced in
each lesson using a ControlLogix workstation.
Integrated practices combine and practice several key
skills at once.
This is a four-and-a-half-day course.
CEUs Awarded: 3.2
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