OATs - IEC 61131 - Simulation

A project can also be run as a PLC simulation. This lets you verify your project.

The PLC simulation in OATs works much like a real PLC. It can be started from the programming environment but executes as a separate Windows program. Communication between the programming environment and the simulation - e.g. to fetch fresh values for a live ladder diagram - uses a virtual network established within the PC.

PLC simulation

All online features are available for the simulation. A ladder diagram or a sequential function chart can be viewed and handled online in the simulation as the real thing would be. You even can download a modified project to a PLC simulation.

The PLC simulation uses compiled code as the real project would do.

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