A guide to the world of industrial automation, controls and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's).
The book details the many different devices used in automation, such as sensors and encoders and explains how a PLC works.
It gives details of the different type of PLC's available and why one is chosen over another.
The book has a whole section detailing the different ways a PLC can be programmed, and gives example of
each programming method such as Ladder Logic, Sequential Function Charts, Structured Text and more.
This is an ideal guide if you just have an interest in automation, or want to become a controls engineer yourself.
Table of Contents
- Programmable Logic Controllers or PLC’s
- Types of PLC’S
- Makes and IDE's
- How does a PLC work?
- PLC Input Devices
- PLC Software
- Real Time Monitoring
- Program Structure
- Fail Safe
- Building experience