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AVEVA™ MES – Operations

AVEVA™ Manufacturing Execution System – Operations

Module 1 – Introduction

Section 1 – Course Introduction

This section describes the objectives of the course, intended audience, prerequisites, and the course agenda.

Section 2 – System Platform Overview

This section describes the fundamental concepts and architecture of System Platform.

Section 3 – Manufacturing Execution System - Operations Overview

This section describes the functionality, architecture, and component hierarchy of Manufacturing Execution System - Operations, and provides an overview of the client applications.

Section 4 – System Requirements and Licensing

This section describes hardware requirements, software requirements, and licensing for Manufacturing Execution System - Operations.

Module 2 – MES Client Overview

Section 1 – MES Client

This section describes the MES Client user interface.

Section 2 – Security

This section describes the security settings in the Manufacturing Execution System software, including security groups, users, group privileges, and security parameters.

Module 3 – Basic Operations Model

Section 1 – Modeling Overview

This section briefly explains modeling, and describes the advantages of modeling MES in System Platform. It also describes the production model for the simulated manufacturing plant used in this course.

Section 2 – Entity Model

This section describes physical entities, including how to define and configure them, and how to grant them user access.

Section 3 – Entity Capabilities

This section describes entity capabilities and how to enable them. It also describes the entity capabilities included within the Operations Capability Object.

Section 4 – Shifts and Shift Schedules

This section provides an overview of shifts and shift schedules, and explains how to create and configure them. It also introduces the use of shifts for reporting purposes.

Section 5 – Product and Process Definition

This section describes item classes, items, units of measure, processes, and operations. It also describes how to link items to a process.

Section 6 – Work Order Execution

This section describes work orders, jobs, and production counters, and examines the runtime JobExec in the Operations Capability Object. It explains event response types (With and Without Response), event time (autogenerate), the rejected message retrieval feature, and the Rejected Message viewer.

Section 7 – Rejected Production Tracking

This section explains how to create Item Reasons and how they relate to the concept of rejected production.

Module 4 – Storage Locations

Section 1 – Storage Capability

This section describes the storage capability in the Operations Capability Object. It describes storage options and how to use storage attributes to track the source and destination of transfers.

Module 5 – Genealogy

Section 1 – Bills of Materials

This section describes the uses and components of bills of materials, consumption counters, and product genealogy. It defines item sources and storage destinations.

Module 6 – By-Products

Section 1 – By-Products

This section describes how to define by-products and how to track the production of a by-product in runtime.

Module 7 – Item Grades, States, and Reasons

Section 1 – Item Grades, States, and Reasons

This section describes the use of Item Grades, States, and Reasons, and explains how to use Item Reasons in runtime production and consumption counters.

Module 8 – Job Management

Section 1 – Job Management

This section describes how to modify a job after a work order has been created, and explains sequencing and filtering in runtime.

Section 2 – Schedule Jobs at a Parent Entity

This section describes how to schedule jobs at a parent entity and run the jobs at child entities.

Section 3 – Job Creation

This section describes how to create a job with the Operations Capability Object, and compares a data entry job with a process job.

Module 9 – Operator Visualization

Section 1 – MES Operator

This section describes the Operator application and how to manually track production.

Section 2 – MES .NET Controls

This section provides an overview of the .NET controls included with MES Operations software. It describes the Operations .NET controls, how to import them into a Galaxy, and how to use them in a symbol and a layout.

Module 10 – Inventory Management

Section 1 – Inventory

This section describes the capability of MES Operations to track inventory, including the capabilities to move, receive, and reclassify inventory using attributes in the Operations Capability Object in runtime.

Module 11 – Steps, Specifications, Spares, and MES Attributes

Section 1 – Operation Steps

This section explains steps, step sequence numbers, and how to execute steps in an operation.

Section 2 – Specifications

This section describes the use of specifications, how to configure global specifications, and how to assign specifications to operations in a process. It also describes how to use specification attributes and commands in the Operations Capability Object to configure and execute specifications.

Section 3 – Spares and MES Attributes

This section describes spare fields and attributes, and how to use them to record additional information for production operations.

Module 12 – MES Intelligence Reports

Section 1 – Introduction to MES Intelligence Reports

This section introduces how to run production operations-related reports using MES Intelligence Reports.

Module 13 – Application Maintenance

Section 1 – Middleware Customization

This section describes tools for configuring middleware operational parameters.

Section 2 – Database

This section describes mechanisms for creating, backing up, and upgrading MES databases.

Section 3 – Data Archive, Purge, and Restore

This section describes how to use the Database Maintenance module in MES Client to archive, purge, and restore MES databases.

Appendix A – MES API References

Section 1 – Stateful API

This section describes the Stateful API and the Stateful API wrapper.

Section 2 – Stateless API

This section describes the Stateless API and the Stateless API wrapper.

Section 3 – Web API

This section describes the Web API.