EtherCAT Seminar and Evaluation Kit Workshop
Nov 11-12, 2014 (2 Days)

 

Contents of the Workshop (subject to change)

First Day

  • EtherCAT Basics
  • Slave Structure
  • Physical Layer
  • Device Model
  • Data Link Layer
    • Frame Structure
    • Addressing, Commands
    • Memory, SyncManager, FMMUs
    • Diagnosis
  • Application Layer
    • State Machine
    • Mailbox (Mailbox Protocols)
  • Slave Information Interface (EEPROM)
  • Device Profiles
  • Distributed Clocks
  • EtherCAT Slave Information File (Device Description)
  • Tools (Configuration Tool, Monitor, ...)
  • EtherCAT Master
  • Standard & References

Second Day

  • Hardware Design
    • EtherCAT Slave Controller (ESC)
    • Process Data Interface (PDI)
  • EtherCAT Master (TwinCAT incl. Real-time driver for EtherCAT)
  • EtherCAT Slave (Digital I/O device)
    • Configuration and Testing with Slave Evaluation Kit
  • EtherCAT Slave Stack Code (SSC)
    • Structure
    • Protocol Handling
    • Compilation and Debugging
  • Network Monitoring
    • Communication and Protocol Analysis
  • EtherCAT Slave Information (ESI) file

Location

Embassy Suites Milpitas - Silicon Valley
901 East Calaveras Boulevard, Milpitas, California, United States 95035
Embassy Suites Milpitas Website

Details

Organizer: The workshop is offered by Beckhoff Automation, LLC.

Prerequisites: Requires ETG membership and the Beckhoff EL98xx slave development kit. If ordering EL9820 kit for class, order must be placed by Oct 17th, 2014. Registration deadline for customer who have already completed and confirmed prerequisites is Nov 1st, 2014.

Cost: $1200 per student seat, not including EL9820 evaluation kit.

Travel and lodging to be arranged by student. Lunch will be provided on both days.

Registration / Ordering Contact

Please send your request for quote for the seats in the class and EL9820 evaluation kit to
Michele Beers () at Beckhoff Automation, LLC directly.

Register soon as the number of seats is limited to 30.