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Certified PROFIBUS Installer

PI Middle East,
  • 11.03.2012
  • 10.10.2012

What good is competent network design, if the installation of the PROFIBUS® network is not properly carried out?
The installation technicians need to know what they are doing.
This two-day course covers theory and practice for the physical layer of a PROFIBUS® DP/PA installation and suitable procedures and tools
to check whether the network is working as well as it should.
The course ends with a test for certification from PROFIBUS® International (PI).
In many projects today the Certified PROFIBUS® Installer qualification is required
before the technician is allowed to work on the network site.

Need to be able to install, commission and troubleshoot the physical layer of PROFIBUS® DP and PA networks.
This course can help you avoid mistakes and save money in the installation phase of your project.


Overview of PROFIBUS® technology and transmission technologies
Electrical characteristics of cable, signal quality


RS485 PROFIBUS® DP details
Cable specifications
Topology, segment lengths
Segment spurs
Active termination
Repeaters and components

What is the difference between PROFIBUS® DP and PA?
Power supply, coupler, link
Cable specifications
Topology, segment lengths

Wiring of a bus segment
How is a signal measured?
What is a good, or bad, signal?
External influences on the bus cable
Cable placement
Grounding / shielding concept
Simulation of disturbance
Measurement with oscilloscope
Use of the latest tools
Creating audit protocols

Target audience:
This course is intended for everyone who has to install PROFIBUS networks
of PROFIBUS PA as well parts on DP.
For example:
Planners, Technicians, Installation Contractors,
Maintenance Technicians and Electricians involved in
installation and testing of PROFIBUS® DP and PA networks.

There are no prerequisites for joining the course, however, it is recommended that the attendee has
the knowledge about the following:
  Terms which are common in the industrial automation
(PLC, remote, I/O, etc.)
  Terms which are common in electrical engineering
(resistance, voltage, etc.)
  Capable of working with Windows based application

Training methodology:
Theory + practice 

2 Days training including exam

Training takes place in our Endress+Hauser Support Center, Dubai

Endress+Hauser Instruments International AG | 6EA 704, Dubai Airport Free Zone
P.O. Box 293828 | Dubai | United Arab Emirates

The training will be conducted by:
PITC, Endress+Hauser Process Solutions AG, Reinach, Switzerland

Please contact the local Endress+Hauser Sales Center Dubai,
Mr. Nilesh Tawde

Course language:
The Training will be conducted in english, the documents are in english as well.

The attendees receive:
Training material, a CD-ROM, writing materials.
Lunch and break refreshments are included

Training date:
11th - 12th March 2012.
10th - 11th October 2012

Need a different date, type of training or place?
Call for a customized class to meet your specific needs!

Your contact person Endress+Hauser Dubai:

Nilesh Tawde | Service Manager | Service
Endress+Hauser Instruments International AG | 6EA 704, Dubai Airport Free Zone
P.O. Box 293828 |  Dubai | United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 4 299 31 40, extn. 115 | Mobile: +971 50 451 74 27 | Fax: +971 4 609 18 11 |

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