Technician's Guide to Programmable Controllers

Technician's Guide to Programmable Controllers

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Cengage Learning
Practical and up-to-date, TECHNICIAN'S GUIDE TO PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS, 6th 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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For electricians and industrial technicians with no previous programmable logic controller (PLC) experience, this practical guide to industrial logic controllers provides practical information on the basic principles of PLCs, and maintenance and troubleshooting procedures. Beginning with an overview of definitions, the work covers inputs and outputs, processor units, memory, programming PLCs, data manipulation, math functions, sequencers, process control signals, and communications networking. An additional section provides several practical PLC programming examples. Chapters include numerous illustrations and diagrams as well as summaries and review questions. Access to additional instructor resources is provided. This sixth edition includes several new sections and offers new information based on the Allen-Bradley Logix5000 PLC throughout. Borden is a hydro production manager for a public utility district and Cox is an industrial robotics consultant. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Clifton Park, NY : Delmar, Cengage Learning, c2013
Edition: 6th ed
ISBN: 9781111544096
Characteristics: xii, 468 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Cox, Richard A.


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