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EPICS Training Classes at SLAC

EPICS Collaboration Meeting Spring 2012

2012 Class Schedule

 

Date

Start Time

Location

Description

Lecturer

 

 

Day 1

Apr 23, 2012

0930-1030

Kavli Auditorium, Bldg. 51

Introduction to EPICS

Matt Boyes (SLAC)

Materials

 

Day 1

Apr 23, 2012

1100-1230

Kavli Auditorium, Bldg. 51

EPICS Process Database

Stephanie Allison (SLAC)

Materials

 

Day 1

Apr 23, 2012

1330-1430

Kavli Auditorium, Bldg. 51

EPICS Sequencer

Kuhkee Kim (SLAC)

Materials

 

Day 1

Apr 23, 2012

1500-1630

Kavli Auditorium, Bldg. 51

How to write EPICS Device/Driver Support

Till Straumann (SLAC)

Materials

 

Day 1

Apr 23, 2012

1630-1700

Kavli Auditorium, Bldg. 51

How to write an EPICS channel access client

Till Straumann (SLAC)

Materials

 

2011 Class Schedule

 

Date

Start Time

Location

Description

Lecturer

Sponsored By

 

 

Day 1

December 6, 2011

0900-1600

Bldg. 34 Conference Room

Overview of Asyn

Mark Rivers (ANL)

Controls Software

Attendees and Materials

About the Instructor

Day 2

December 7, 2011

0900-1600

Bldg. 34 Conference Room

areaDetector

Mark Rivers (ANL)

Controls Software

Attendees and Materials

 

Day 3

December 8, 2011

0900-1600

Bldg. 34 Conference Room

Asyn Drivers, Camera APIs

Mark Rivers (ANL)

Controls Software

Attendees and Materials

 

December 6-8, 2011 Class Flyer

2010 Class Schedule

 

Date

Start Time

Location

Description

Lecturer

Sponsored By

 

Day 1

August 26, 2010

0900-1700

Bldg. 34 Conference Room

Overview of Asyn

Mark Rivers (ANL)

Controls Software

About the Instructor

Day 2

August 27, 2010

0900-1700

Bldg. 34 Conference Room

Asyn Drivers

Mark Rivers (ANL)

Controls Software

 

June 22-25, 2010 Class Flyer

Day 1

June 22, 2010

0900-1700

Bldg. 48 Madrone Conference Room

Introduction to EPICS and EPICS Database Principles

Steve Lewis

Controls Software

Attendees

Day 2

June 23, 2010

0900-1700

Bldg. 48 Madrone Conference Room

EPICS Database Practice and State Notation Language/Sequencer (SNL)

Steve Lewis

Controls Software

Attendees

Day 3

June 24, 2010

0900-1700

Bldg. 34 Conference Room

RTEMS Programming and RTOS Concepts

Eric Norum

Controls Software

Attendees

Day 4

June 25, 2010

0900-1700

Bldg. 34 Conference Room

EPICS Device Support

Stephanie Allison

Controls Software

Attendees

 

Jan 11 & 12, 2010

8:00am-12:00pm

Kavli 3rd Floor Conf Rm

EPICS Lecture

Steve Lewis

PPA Controls

Materials

 

 

1:00am-5:00pm

Kavli 3rd Floor Conf Rm

EPICS Hands-on Lab

Controls Group

PPA Controls

 

2009 Class Schedule

Date

Start Time

Location

Description

Lecturer

Sponsored By

Signup

Dec 7 & 8, 2009

8:00am-12:00pm

ROB Conference Room C

EPICS Lecture

Steve Lewis

PPA Controls

Materials

 

1:00am-5:00pm

ROB Conference Room C

EPICS Hands-on Lab

Controls Group

PPA Controls

 

Sept 1, 2009

09:00am-12:00pm

B050, Rm 111 (SCCS)

EPICS Overview Lecture 2

Matt Boyes

AE Controls

Attendees

Aug 25, 2009

10:00am-12:00pm

B34 Conference Room

EPICS Overview Lecture 1

Matt Boyes

AE Controls

Attendees

2008 Class Schedule

October 3, 2008

10am-2:00pm

B050, Rm 111 (SCCS)

EDM Lecture & Hand-on Lab

Matt Boyes

Operations

Attendees

April 28, 2008

8:00am-12:30pm

B15 Conference Rooom

EPICS Lecture

Steve Lewis

PCD

Attendees

May 1, 2008

8:00am-12:30pm

B15 Conference Room

EPICS Hands-on Lab

Stephen Schuh

PCD

Attendees

EPICS Training Class Study Materials

EPICS Training Class Lab Materials

EPICS Reference Materials

SLAC EPICS Classes

EPICS Extensions

EPICS Base References

Unix References

RTEMS References

LCLS EPICS Development Environment Setup on Linux

Login to lcls-dev2 with

Find out what shell you are running by typing echo $SHELL. Your shell will be either tcsh or bash.
ex:

I am running bash.

If you are using tcsh, type this command to enter the bash shell before proceeding:

If you are using bash, type this command:

As an alternative you can skip the above step and instead copy the following file to your home directory. This file includes the command to source the setup script listed in the above. The advantage is that this script is executed automatically when you type bash.

For questions, please contact Jingchen Zhou or Ken Brobeck of the AE Controls Software Engineering Department.

 

Lab Requirements

Lab attendees need to have:
_(For classes in SCCS B50, a limited number of computers and mice will be provided) _

  1. A laptop with wireless access to the SLAC visitors network, or pair up with someone who will attending and can bring a laptop.
  2. You will need to log onto lcls-dev2 via VPN or by sshing to flora first and then onto lcls-dev2.
  3. A mouse with 3 buttons
  4. a Unix account with the LCLS EPICS Development Environment setup (see above section)

Software Required on Windows Laptop

  1. SecureCRT or putty
  2. X-Win32

Software Required on OSX Laptops

  1. X11
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