Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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By John W. Webb
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This practical and clearly written introduction provides both fundamental and cutting-edge coverage on programmable logic controllers today a billion dollar industry. It combines comprehensive, accessible coverage with a wealth of industry examples that make intangible concepts come to life—offering students a broad-based foundation that will serve them well on the job. It examines every aspect of controller usage in an easy-to-understand, jargon-free narrative. Beginning with a basic layout the text goes right into programming techniques, it progresses through fundamental, intermediate, and advanced functions—and concludes with chapters on related topics. Applications are discussed for each PLC function, and vast arrays of examples and problems help students achieve an understanding of PLCs, and the experience needed to use them.
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By Madhuchhanda Mitra, Samarjit Sengupta
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This book has been prepared as a textbook to give an insight to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) based automation which is emerged out of the latest technological advancements in computers and communication, that guides the Modern industrial environment. Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) is the conglomeration these two areas. PLC based automation forms the lifeline of modern automated Industries. With the advent of versatile networking techniques, PLCs are used in a complicated networked environment to enhance the efficiency of industries. This gives rise to a growing need for PLC training.
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This volume is designed to help readers develop a good general working knowledge of programmable controllers with concentration on relay ladder logic techniques and how a PLC is connected to external components in an operating control system. The text uses real world programming problems that students can solve on any available programmable controller or PLC simulator. Later chapters relate to more advanced subjects in machine controls, which makes this a welcome addition to a personal technical reference library.
AuthorJohn R. Hackworth BindingPaperback
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By James A. Rehg
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This text focuses on the theory and operation of PLC systems with an emphasis on program analysis and development. The book is written in easy-to-read and understandable language with many crisp illustrations and practical examples. It describes the PLC instructions for the Allen-Bradley PLC 5, SLC 500, and Logix processors with an emphasis on the SLC 500 system using numerous figures, tables, and example problems. The text features a new two-column and four-color interior design that improves readability and figure placement. The book's organization also has improved all the chapter questions and problems are listed in one convenient location in Appendix D with page locations for all chapter references in the questions and problems. This book describes the technology in a clear, concise style that is effective in helping students who have no previous experience in PLCs or discrete and analog system control.
AuthorJames A. Rehg BindingPaperback
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