Part of a seven-volume set, this volume on Factory and Industrial Automation Systems gives a comprehensive picture of the industrial automation as found today on the factory floor and in plant automation. It covers equipment, instrumentation, communication, control, mechatronics, and robotics.
Table of Contents
Architecture and Organization of Industrial Factories and Plants. Factory-floor and Plant Instrumentation. Factory and Plant Communications. Sensor-Actuator Networks. Fieldbus Technology. Industrial and Real-Time Ethernet. Vertical Integration of Factory and Plant Functional Levels. Wireless Industrial Networks. Safety Technology in Industrial Networks. Communications Security. Industrial Control Systems. Mechatronic and Robotic Systems.