A workshop on Industry Automation-PLC and SCADA was organized on 21st Feb 2015 by EECE Dept. under Continuous Education Programme (CEP) of the University. The workshop was conducted by SOFCON, a NSDC, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India affiliated and funded company and who channel partners of Schneider Electric of France, an ISO 9001-2008 certified Company dealing with Design, Assembling, Installation, supply and servicing of automation Systems. They also conduct training programs for B.Tech students.
The workshop included an introduction to automation, its role in the industry, types of automation, applications to SCADA, features of SCADA, licensing concept, introduction to PLC, introduction to programming software, programme uploading/downloading, and Communication between PLC and SCADA. Designing industrial processes with various components of SCADA and PLC along with coding and programming and knowledge of hardware details and interfacing were also discussed.
A large number of faculty members of EECE Dept. and 76 students of ECE, EEE and Mechanical branches of the B.Tech programme attended the workshop. This workshop was indeed very helpful in providing knowledge of industry automation of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).
|A view of the Workshop in progress|