Technician's Guide to Programmable Controllers

Technician's Guide to Programmable Controllers

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Practical and up-to-date, TECHNICIAN'S GUIDE TO PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS, 6E, International Edition provides readers with the most comprehensive introduction to PLCs available on the market today. Theory, hardware, instructions, programming, installation, startup, and troubleshooting are discussed in detail in a way that is easy to understand and apply. In addition, supplementary programming examples utilizing the PLC instructions in the book give readers a better understanding of the various instructions and how they can be combined to create simple yet effective control logic solutions for today's world.

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 186 x 230 x 22mm | 680.39g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • International ed of 6th revised ed
  • 1133277624
  • 9781133277620
  • 1,554,600

About Richard A. Cox

Richard A. Cox is the Executive Director of COXCO Training and Consulting in Spokane, Washington and is a retired member of the Electrical/Robotics Department at Spokane Community College. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the State of New York, a Master of Science degree from Eastern Washington University, and is also a retired member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 73. Terry Borden is the Chairman of the Electrical Maintenance and Automation Department at Spokane Community College in Spokane, Washington. Mr. Borden holds a degree in Industrial Automation and Robotics. Mr. Borden worked as a control engineer, and was a partner in Applied Solutions, LLC prior to accepting his position at Spokane Community College.

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Table of contents

Preface. 1. What is a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)? 2. Understanding the Input/Output (I/O) Section. 3. Processor Unit. 4. Memory Organization. 5. Numbering Systems. 6. Understanding and Using Ladder Diagrams. 7. Relay Type Instructions. 8. Programming a PLC. 9. Programming Considerations. 10. Program Control Instructions. 11. Programming Timers. 12. Programming Counters. 13. Data Manipulation. 14. Math Functions. 15. Word and Array (file) Instructions. 16. Sequencers. 17. Process Control Signals, Scaling, and PID Instructions. 18. Function Block Programming. 19. Sequential Function Chart Programming. 20. Structured Text Programming. 21. Alarm and Event Programming. 22. Understanding Communication Networks. 23. Start Up and Troubleshooting. 24. PLC Programming Examples. Glossary. Index.

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Preface. 1. What is a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)? 2. Understanding the Input/Output (I/O) Section. 3. Processor Unit. 4. Memory Organization. 5. Numbering Systems. 6. Understanding and Using Ladder Diagrams. 7. Relay Type Instructions. 8. Programming a PLC. 9. Programming Considerations. 10. Program Control Instructions. 11. Programming Timers. 12. Programming Counters. 13. Data Manipulation. 14. Math Functions. 15. Word and Array (file) Instructions. 16. Sequencers. 17. Process Control Signals, Scaling, and PID Instructions. 18. Function Block Programming. 19. Sequential Function Chart Programming. 20. Structured Text Programming. 21. Alarm and Event Programming. 22. Understanding Communication Networks. 23. Start Up and Troubleshooting. 24. PLC Programming Examples. Glossary. Index.

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