Industrial Automation and Process Control

Industrial Automation and Process Control

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For courses in Controls/Systems Process and Control Systems. This practical text examines the main topics in industrial automation. It offers the greatest breadth and practical depth of coverage available on the subject, including a much-needed understandable discussion of process control. Because of its wide array of topics and flexible presentation, students will be able to use this text as an resource for several courses. Intended for electro-mechanical and industrial maintenance technicians.show more

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  • Hardback | 420 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 748.42g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130330302
  • 9780130330307
  • 1,665,216

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Intended for students and technicians who require an overview of industrial automation components, systems, and process controls, this new text provides a blend of principles and applications found in the modern world of manufacturing. Included are PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers), sensors; communication devices, CNC programming fundamentals, robotics, and process control systems. Installation, troubleshooting, and servicing procedures have been added to give the technician the practical background companies seek today. Some of the key features include: Comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals, wiring, and programming of PLCs. Hundreds of illustrations, many from real-world industry sources, provide visual support for the discussions. An entire chapter is devoted to safety, and readers are encouraged throughout to follow safe work practices.show more

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Questions.) 1. Overview of Industrial Automation. 2. Safety. 3. Overview of Programmable Logic Controllers. 4. Fundamentals of Programming. 5. Rockwell Automation Addressing and Instructions. 6. Timers and Counters. 7. Input/Output Modules and Wiring. 8. Math and Advanced Instructions. 9. Industrial Sensors. 10. Introduction to Robotics. 11. Introduction to Fluid Power Actuation. 12. Fundamentals of Process Control. 13. Process Control Systems. 14. Overview of Plant Floor Communication. 15. Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machines. 16. Installation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting.show more

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