This book is intended to address both the quantitative and qualitative issues of programmable controllers for factory automation. It is helpful for both the newcomer to the field and the experienced control engineer requiring a fresh perspective.
1. Introduction of Programmable Controllers 2. Logic Concepts 3. Numbering Systems and Coding Techniques 4. The Central Processing Unit 5. The Input/Output System 6. Programming Devices and Alternatives 7. System Configuration 8. Peripheral Equipment 9. Programming Languages and Techniques 10. Installation and Maintenance 11. Applications 12. Communications with Programmable Controllers 13. Future Trends for Programmable Controllers and Their Related Control Systems