Industrial control technology [electronic resource] : a handbook for engineers and researchers / Peng Zhang.Material type: TextPublisher: Norwich, NY : William Andrew, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 865 p.) : illISBN: 9780815515715; 0815515715; 0815518048 (electronic bk.); 9780815518044 (electronic bk.); 9780815519669 (electronic bk); 0815519664 (electronic bk)Subject(s): Process control -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Automatic control -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial EngineeringGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Industrial control technology.DDC classification: 670.42 LOC classification: TS156.8 | .Z43 2008ebOnline resources: ScienceDirect
This handbook gives comprehensive coverage of all kinds of industrial control systems to help engineers and researchers correctly and efficiently implement their projects. It is an indispensable guide and references for anyone involved in control, automation, computer networks and robotics in industry and academia alike. Whether you are part of the manufacturing sector, large-scale infrastructure systems, or processing technologies, this book is the key to learning and implementing real time and distributed control applications. It covers working at the device and machine level as well as the wider environments of plant and enterprise. It includes information on sensors and actuators; computer hardware; system interfaces; digital controllers that perform programs and protocols; the embedded applications software; data communications in distributed control systems; and the system routines that make control systems more user-friendly and safe to operate. This handbook is a single source reference in an industry with highly disparate information from myriad sources. * Helps engineers and researchers correctly and efficiently implement their projects. * An indispensable guide and references for anyone involved in control, automation, computer networks and robotics. * Equally suitable for industry and academia.
Preface; Acknowledgements; Sensors and Actuators for Industrial Control; Computer Hardware for Industrial Control; System Interfaces for Industrial Control; Digital Controllers for Industrial Control; Application Software for Industrial Control; Data Communications in Distributed Control System; System Routines in Industrial Control.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.