THE PROMOTIC COURSEBOOK
Focus of this coursebook
The following chapters will introduce you the PROMOTIC system for OS Windows
, show you how to create an elementary application in this system and make you acquainted with its basic components. The goal of the Coursebook is not to inform you about all features of the PROMOTIC system - the PROMOTIC documentation serves this purpose (available online on the Web or in help of the development environment). The Coursebook is designed mainly for the beginner users, to whom studying this coursebook is highly recommended.
The Coursebook follows a content of lectures that are held in the framework of the PROMOTIC trainings organised by MICROSYS, spol. s r.o. company. The Coursebook also extends some topics that cannot be presented in detail during the training courses.
The following chapters of this coursebook describe the development of a simple application that is focusing on the boiler plant control. However, do not expect to see a real and complex solution of boiler plant visualization and control. This model application of boiler plant control represents only a teaching instrument to let you understand the basic principles of PROMOTIC system functionality. From the "BoilerPlant" area of expertise we have extracted only the simplest and clear concepts in order to let also the specialists from another branches use the knowledge obtained here for their professions.
This coursebook is suitable for
There are two types of users who get in toucht with the SCADA application. The designer develops the visualization and control application using the PROMOTIC system and the user uses the developed application in the industrial process operation. The folowing chapters were written especially for the SCADA application designers.
There is no need of any special knowledge for comprehension of this coursebook and creation of a simple application. Only basic knowledge of OS Windows
operation is recommended.