Distributed Control System SIMATIC PCS 7


SIMATIC PCS 7 system components combine to form a uniform automation environment. The operator system, for instance, is your window and gateway to the process; from here you can observe and control all process steps. The engineering system gives you access to data entered anywhere in the system – and duplicate entries are avoided. The automation systems are based on carefully selected, tried-and-tested SIMATIC controller components.


This tutorial covers the following tasks:

  • Creation of the hardware components:
  • Setup of the required communication connections.
  • Use of the “Advanced Process Library (APL)”.
  • Interconnection of the digital signatures for the process objects with each other.
  • Simulation of the configured process operation in the OS runtime.


The tutorial requires the following:

  • Engineering Station (ES)
  • SIMATIC PCS 7 V7.1 SP1
  • S7 PLCSIM V5.4 or higher

We focus on industrial automation and process instrument

SIMATIC PCS 7 basics

What is SIMATIC PCS 7?

The process control system SIMATIC PCS 7 is an integral component of Totally Integrated Automation (TIA). Totally Integrated Automation, is the unique platform offered by Siemens for unified and customer-specific automation in all sectors of the production, process and hybrid industries.

SIMATIC PCS 7 takes care of the standard process control tasks. You can also use SIMATIC PCS 7 to automate secondary processes such as filling, packaging or input and output logistics for a production location.

Process data are available across the enterprise via the connection of the the automation level to the IT system. The enables you to centrally execute evaluation, coordination and optimization of manufacturing and business processes.

The modular architecture of SIMATIC PCS 7 is based on selected hardware and software components. The PCS 7 plant is linked to the enterprise information network via standardized interfaces based on international industrial standards for data exchange.

What is a PCS 7 project?

Projects are created on an Engineering System (ES for short). The ES offers a number of different applications. Every application has a graphical interface, which is easy to use and provides you with an overview of your configuration data.

You will become familiar with the following applications in the course of the tutorial:

  • SIMATIC Manager – the central application and the gateway to all the others you will be using to create a PCS 7 project. SIMATIC Manager provides you with a platform to develop your entire project.
  • HW Config – enables you to configure all the hardware for a plant, e.g. CPUs, power supply, communications processors.
  • CFC editor and SFC editor – used to create cyclic automation logic and sequential control systems.
  • PCS 7 OS in conjunction with various editors – executes OS configuration.

What is SIMATIC Manager?

SIMATIC Manager is the central application of PCS 7. It enables you to open most of the applications where you need to make settings for the PCS 7 project.

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