Programmable Logic Controllers: Principals And Applications / Edition 3

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New edition of a text first published in 1988, covering PLC basics, programming and functions. Unlike manufacturers' manuals and most PLC texts, this book includes programming examples and exercise problems for each type of PLC function. Intended for those responsible for any aspect of automated machine and process control. Useful in technical schools, colleges, and industry. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780024249807
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
  • Publication date: 8/28/1994
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 385
  • Product dimensions: 7.51 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Table of Contents

I PLC Basics 1
1 An Overall Look at Programmable Logic Controllers 3
2 The PLC: A Look Inside 21
3 General PLC Programming Procedures 37
4 Selecting a PLC 53
II Basic PLC Programming 65
5 Programming On-Off Inputs to Produce On-Off Outputs 67
6 Relation of Digital Logic to Contact/Coil Logic 89
7 Creating Ladder Diagrams from Process Control Descriptions 105
III Basic PLC Functions 119
8 Register Basics 121
9 PLC Timer Functions 129
10 PLC Counter Functions 153
IV Intermediate Functions 165
11 PLC Arithmetic Functions 167
12 PLC Number Comparison Functions 183
13 Numbering Systems and PLC Number Conversion Functions 199
V Data Handling Functions 215
14 The PLC SKIP and MASTER CONTROL RELAY Functions 217
15 Jump Functions 227
16 PLC Data Move Systems 239
17 Other PLC Data Handling Functions 251
VI PLC Functions Working with Bits 257
18 PLC Digital Bit Functions and Applications 259
19 PLC Sequencer Functions 277
20 Controlling a Robot with a PLC 297
21 PLC Matrix Functions 311
VII Advanced PLC Functions 323
22 Analog PLC Operation 325
23 PID Control of Continuous Processes 341
24 Networking PLCs 353
VIII Related Topics 367
25 Alternative Programming Languages 369
26 PLC Auxiliary Commands and Functions 379
27 PLC Installation, Troubleshooting, and Maintenance 389
App. A PLC Manufacturers 407
App. B Operation Simulation and Monitoring 411
App. C Commonly Used Circuit Symbols 415
App. D Major PLC Instruction, Function, and Word Codes by Typical Manufacturers 421
Glossary 423
Bibliography 435
Index 439
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