Software for Education and Industry

PLC Simulator Ver. 8.0

Learn ladder logic and how to program PLCs in the comfort of your home. This PLC Simulator turns your PC into a PLC and has the look and feel of the most popular Allen- Bradley RSLogix instructions.  It includes a Book of Exercises on CD-ROM with 28 exercises and 33 sample programs to teach you step-by-step how to control automated machinery using PLCs .  Or choose to order the optional Advanced Exercises CD-ROM with an additional 15 exercises and 20 sample programs  to accompany the PLC Simulator 8.0 CD. The exercises are written in M.S. Word .doc format and .html code so you can use your web browser to navigate through them. Click here to download a free demo version: PLC Simulator Demo.

Here's a sample of what you'll learn:

The PLC Simulator has five screens of information:

Build your own machines on the Machine Layout screen (not just "canned" demos) and watch them move in response to the ladder logic you program.  PLC Simulator Ver. 8.0 is backward compatible with version 7.0.  In other words, it will run your PLC Simulator 7.0 programs.

The PLC Simulator drives the popular X10 home automation devices through an optional X10 CM11A computer interface connected to the serial port of the computer.  This provides real Input and Output capability so external devices can be controlled by the PLC Simulator.

The PLC Simulator and exercises are written by a Professional Engineer with 14 years industrial experience and 18 years experience teaching electrical engineering technology.


PLC Simulator Ver. 8.0

Program features include:

Inputs: Outputs:

Programmable Machine Components:

What the program does not do:

Hardware/Software Requirements:


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