Distributed Automation Programming with IEC 61499 - Hands on Training in NxtStudio

Get started with programming distributed control systems with IEC 61499, hands on with programming real PLC's

IEC 61499 is a new domain specific programming and modeling paradigm for design and development of truly distributed control systems for industrial automation.

In this course on IEC 61499 control system development, you will get an hands-on training on building a simple distributed control application of a mechatronic system. You will first start with learning the basic building blocks of IEC 61499 and later on build a real application with three distributed controllers. In the first 4 sections of the course, you will use soft PLC (on your PC) and in the remaining sections, you will use real PLC's to deploy your application.

The complete course curriculum is available below.

Note: The PLC's are not included in the subscription of this course, they are to be purchased separately. It is not mandatory to buy PLC's used in the course and you can follow the course completely without them. Please see the FAQ section below for more details. In order to use the engineering tool used in the course, you will need a Windows 10 PC.


Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a real PLC's to do the course
The first 4 sections of the course (see course curriculum above) does not need any PLC's. However if you want to practice sections 5 and later, you will need to purchase the PLC's used in the sections. These are sold separately. Please contact us for pricing. You can still follow the videos without real PLC's.
Do you have special pricing for students
Yes, please email any proof you have about your students status and we will give you a 50% discount on the course subscription. Please note discount applies only to list price and not any promotional/special offers. The discount is not applicable to PLC's that are sold separately.
What is the refund policy
Unless required by law, there are no refunds available for the course.
Where can I buy the PLC's used in the course
Please contact us and we will get back to you with pricing details.
Do I get a discount on the PLC's if I am subscribed to the course.
Yes, 100%. We will deduct the subscription amount in full when you buy the PLC's used in the course from us.
What are the system requirements for the course
To watch the videos, all you need is a modern web browser. In order to follow along and "learn by doing", you will need a Windows 10 machine.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. If you were an invited participant of the course and did not pay for the course, then you have 6 months access to the course

Your Instructor

Sandeep Patil
Sandeep Patil

Please contact us at [email protected] in order to enroll for this course.

This course is closed for enrollment.