North American Online EtherCAT Development Workshop

Scheduled dates

  • Mon, Sept 21: 10am – 2m + Tue, Sept 22: 10am – 2pm (first class)
  • Mon, Nov 30: 9am – 1pm + Tue, Dec 1: 9am – 1pm (second class)

All times CST (Central Standard Time)

Ordering code: TR8110-0011

Contents of each two-day workshop (subject to change)

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

 

North American Online EtherCAT Development Workshop
(hands-on)

Scheduled dates

  • Thu, Sept 24: 10am – 2pm + Fri, Sept 25: 10am – 2pm (first class)
  • Thu Dec 3: 9am – 1pm + Fri, Dec 4: 9am – 1pm (second class)

All times CST (Central Standard Time)

Ordering code: TR8100-0011

Contents of each two-day workshop (subject to change)

  • 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
  • Conformance Test Tool (CTT)
    • Handling and Analysis
  • EtherCAT Slave Information (ESI) file

 

Details

Organizer: The workshops are offered by Beckhoff Automation LLC.

Prerequisites for hands-on workshop: Besides ETG membership the Beckhoff EL98xx evaluation kit is needed. If ordering EL9820 kit for first class, order must be placed by August 14th***, 2020. If ordering kit for second class, order must be placed by October 23rd, 2020. Registration deadline for customer who have already completed and confirmed prerequisites for first class is August 31st, 2020 and second class is November 13th, 2020.

***A Family License Agreement (FLA) with Beckhoff is needed to purchase development products like the EL9820. The agreement must be received by Beckhoff in paper form before the order can be fulfilled. If a FLA agreement Is not already in place when ordering you will receive the form from Beckhoff. Please allow 10 business days to process the FLA (including mailing to Beckhoff HQ in Verl, Germany).

 




Registration/Ordering

Please send your request for quote for the seats in the online class and EL9820 evaluation kit directly to:
Jenny Gerold (j.gerold@beckhoff.com)
Beckhoff Automation, LLC

The number of participants is limited therefore we recommend registering early.