The Siemens Industry Automation Division has equipped the Simit simulation framework for the virtual commissioning of Simatic-based automation solutions with new functions in version 7.1. The Simit Contec library was added to the pre-assembled software components and models.
The Siemens Industry Automation Division has equipped the Simit simulation framework for the virtual commissioning of Simatic-based automation solutions with new functions in version 7.1.
This library contains simulation templates for the manufacturing industry, for example for conveyor systems and material identification. Technological functions such as valves and motors for the Simatic PCS 7 process control system are included for the process industry.
The data interfaces have also been extended. For example, there is now a shared memory for fast runtime data exchange with third-party software. In addition, the user-friendliness of the graphic user interface has been improved and 3D visualization has been added, among other features. Version 7.1 of Simit can run on Windows 7 32/64-bit as well as on Windows XP.
The Simit simulation platform is a flexible tool for testing and virtual commissioning of Simatic-based automation programs. The software is used for modeling and real-time simulation of I/Os, devices and processes in plants and equipment and ensures error-free automation programs in advance. The high engineering quality which can be achieved with Simit contributes toward ensuring that automation projects can be completed within the planned budget, by the set date, and with the required functionality and quality. Simit supports automation projects with Simatic S7 and PCS 7 controllers and communication via Profinet and Profibus. No hardware is required for the virtual commissioning as controller behavior can be emulated. The supplied Standard, Flownet and Contec libraries comprise over 100 tested simulation models and templates. These simplify first steps, reduce workload and help to prevent design errors. A clear introductory video is available under www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL12D9690A9962ACCA.
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