Introduction to Industrial Automation

Author: Stamatios Manesis,George Nikolakopoulos

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351069071

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 441

View: 8515

This book provides an extended overview and fundamental knowledge in industrial automation, while building the necessary knowledge level for further specialization in advanced concepts of industrial automation. It covers a number of central concepts of industrial automation, such as basic automation elements, hardware components for automation and process control, the latch principle, industrial automation synthesis, logical design for automation, electropneumatic automation, industrial networks, basic programming in PLC, and PID in the industry.

Industrial Process Automation Systems

Design and Implementation

Author: B.R. Mehta,Y. Jaganmohan Reddy

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0128010983

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 668

View: 7335

Industrial Process Automation Systems: Design and Implementation is a clear guide to the practicalities of modern industrial automation systems. Bridging the gap between theory and technician-level coverage, it offers a pragmatic approach to the subject based on industrial experience, taking in the latest technologies and professional practices. Its comprehensive coverage of concepts and applications provides engineers with the knowledge they need before referring to vendor documentation, while clear guidelines for implementing process control options and worked examples of deployments translate theory into practice with ease. This book is an ideal introduction to the subject for junior level professionals as well as being an essential reference for more experienced practitioners. Provides knowledge of the different systems available and their applications, enabling engineers to design automation solutions to solve real industry problems. Includes case studies and practical information on key items that need to be considered when procuring automation systems. Written by an experienced practitioner from a leading technology company

Industrial Automation and Robotics

An Introduction

Author: A.K. Gupta,S.K. Arora,Jean Riescher Westcott

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1938549333

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

View: 805

The purpose of this book is to present an introduction to the multidisciplinary field of automation and robotics for industrial applications. The companion files include numerous video tutorial projects and a chapter on the history and modern applications of robotics. The book initially covers the important concepts of hydraulics and pneumatics and how they are used for automation in an industrial setting. It then moves to a discussion of circuits and using them in hydraulic, pneumatic, and fluidic design. The latter part of the book deals with electric and electronic controls in automation and final chapters are devoted to robotics, robotic programming, and applications of robotics in industry. Features: • Begins with introductory concepts on automation, hydraulics, and pneumatics • Covers sensors, PLC's, microprocessors, transfer devices and feeders, robotic sensors, robotic grippers, and robot programming

Overview of Industrial Process Automation

Author: K.L.S. Sharma

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 012809303X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 492

View: 4412

Overview of Industrial Process Automation, Second Edition, introduces the basics of philosophy, technology, terminology, and practices of modern automation systems through the presentation of updated examples, illustrations, case studies, and images. This updated edition adds new developments in the automation domain, and its reorganization of chapters and appendixes provides better continuity and seamless knowledge transfer. Manufacturing and chemical engineers involved in factory and process automation, and students studying industrial automation will find this book to be a great, comprehensive resource for further explanation and study. Presents a ready made reference that introduces all aspects of automation technology in a single place with day-to-day examples Provides a basic platform for the understanding of industry literature on automation products, systems, and solutions Contains a guided tour of the subject without the requirement of any previous knowledge on automation Includes new topics, such as factory and process automation, IT/OT Integration, ISA 95, Industry 4.0, IoT, etc., along with safety systems in process plants and machines

Industrial Automation: Hands On

Author: Frank Lamb

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007181647X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 368

View: 6971

A practical guide to industrial automation concepts, terminology, and applications Industrial Automation: Hands-On is a single source of essential information for those involved in the design and use of automated machinery. The book emphasizes control systems and offers full coverage of other relevant topics, including machine building, mechanical engineering and devices, manufacturing business systems, and job functions in an industrial environment. Detailed charts and tables serve as handy design aids. This is an invaluable reference for novices and seasoned automation professionals alike. COVERAGE INCLUDES: * Automation and manufacturing * Key concepts used in automation, controls, machinery design, and documentation * Components and hardware * Machine systems * Process systems and automated machinery * Software * Occupations and trades * Industrial and factory business systems, including Lean manufacturing * Machine and system design * Applications

Implementation of Robot Systems

An introduction to robotics, automation, and successful systems integration in manufacturing

Author: Mike Wilson

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0124047491

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 242

View: 4090

Based on the author’s wide-ranging experience as a robot user, supplier and consultant, Implementation of Robot Systems will enable you to approach the use of robots in your plant or facility armed with the right knowledge base and awareness of critical factors to take into account. This book starts with the basics of typical applications and robot capabilities before covering all stages of successful robot integration. Potential problems and pitfalls are flagged and worked through so that you can learn from others’ mistakes and plan proactively with possible issues in mind. Taking in content from the author’s graduate level teaching of automation and robotics for engineering in business and his consultancy as part of a UK Government program to help companies advance their technologies and practices in the area, Implementation of Robot Systems blends technical information with critical financial and business considerations to help you stay ahead of the competition. Includes case studies of typical robot capabilities and use across a range of industries, with real-world installation examples and problems encountered Provides step-by-step coverage of the various stages required to achieve successful implementation, including system design, financial justification, working with suppliers and project management Offers no-nonsense advice on the pitfalls and issues to anticipate, along with guidance on how to avoid or resolve them for cost and time-effective solutions

PLC Programming for Industrial Automation

Author: Kevin Collins

Publisher: Exposure Publishing

ISBN: 9781846855986

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 140

View: 5723

PLC Programming for Industrial Automation provides a basic, yet comprehensive, introduction to the subject of PLC programming for both mechanical and electrical engineering students. It is well written, easy to follow and contains many programming examples to reinforce understanding of the programming theory. The student is led from the absolute basics of ladder logic programming all the way through to complex sequences with parallel and selective branching. The programming is taught in a generic style which can readily be applied to any make and model of PLC. The author uses the TriLogi PLC simulator which the student can download free of charge from the internet.

Industrial Control Electronics

Author: Terry Bartelt

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1401862926

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 656

View: 4704

This new edition continues to provide state-of-the-art coverage of the entire spectrum of industrial control, from servomechanisms to instrumentation. Material on the components, circuits, instruments, and control techniques used in today’s industrial automated systems has been fully updated to include new information on thyristors and sensor interfacing and updated information on AC variable speed drives. Following an overview of an industrial control loop, readers may delve into individual sections that explore each element of the loop in detail. This logical format offers the flexibility needed to use the book effectively in a variety of courses, from electric motors to servomechanisms, programmable controllers, and more! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Industrial Automation

Circuit Design and Components

Author: David W. Pessen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471600718

Category: Computers

Page: 507

View: 9602

The first book to combine all of the various topics relevant to low-cost automation. Practical approach covers methods immediately applicable to industrial problems, showing how to select the most appropriate control method for a given application, then design the necessary circuit. Focuses on the control circuits and devices (electronic, electro-mechanical, or pneumatic) used in small- to mid-size systems. Stress is on on-off (binary) control as opposed to continuous feedback (analog) control. Discusses well-known procedures and their modifications, and a number of original techniques and circuit design methods. Covers ``flexible automation,'' including the use of microcomputers.

Introduction to robotics in CIM systems

Author: James A. Rehg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780130602435

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 510

View: 7694

Employment trends in the field of robotics have changed over the years. Engineers and technicians no longer concentrate solely on robot technology; instead, they are capable of working on the entire production system. For this reason, any training in robotics must reflect this emphasis on the total system. The need for personnel who can design, develop, implement, and provide support for automated production systems with robots is significant and is growing. This fifth edition of "Introduction to Robotics in CIM Systems" includes information about the hardware, software, and programming that support the implementation of automated work cells and manufacturing systems. New in the fifth edition of the text: Goals and objectives listed at the beginning of each chapter. A career spotlight highlights careers related to the concepts being covered in every chapter. Updated information on safety and troubleshooting. A section outlining program commands for the Yaskawa robot. Major updates and additions throughout. Instructors who are using this book for a course should obtain the accompanying Instructor's Manual (ISBN 0-15-060245-0).

Computer Automation in Manufacturing

An introduction

Author: Thomas O. Boucher

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461520452

Category: Science

Page: 375

View: 2526

o Computer Automation in Manufacturing provide instruction in computer architecture, interfacing to mechanical systems, and software development for continuous control and discrete event systems. This is accomplished by presenting theoretical material and hands-on laboratory experiments.

Handbook Of Industrial Automation

Author: Richard Shell

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203908587

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 904

View: 3003

Supplies the most essential concepts and methods necessary to capitalize on the innovations of industrial automation, including mathematical fundamentals, ergonometrics, industrial robotics, government safety regulations, and economic analyses.

IEC 61131–3: Programming Industrial Automation Systems

Concepts and Programming Languages, Requirements for Programming Systems, Aids to Decision-Making Tools

Author: Karl-Heinz John,Michael Tiegelkamp

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3662078473

Category: Computers

Page: 376

View: 7657

IEC 61131-3 gives a comprehensive introduction to the concepts and languages of the new standard used to program industrial control systems. A summary of the special programming requirements and the corresponding features in the IEC 61131-3 standard make it suitable for students as well as PLC experts. The material is presented in an easy-to-understand form using numerous examples, illustrations, and summary tables. There is also a purchaser's guide and a CD-ROM containing two reduced but functional versions of programming systems.

Industrial Automation and Process Control

Author: Jon Stenerson

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780130330307

Category: Computers

Page: 420

View: 5764

B> Covers PLCs, process control, sensors, robotics, fluid power, CNC, Lockout/Tagout and safety, and more. Offers such a wide array of topics that readers can use this book as a reference for many different issues in industrial automation. Featuring the greatest breadth and depth of coverage available on the subject, this practical book explores the main topics in industrial automation; and provides a much-needed, understandable discussion of process control. A comprehensive reference for professionals in industrial automation.

Industrial Agents

Emerging Applications of Software Agents in Industry

Author: Paulo Leitão,Stamatis Karnouskos

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 0128004118

Category: Computers

Page: 476

View: 1741

Industrial Agents explains how multi-agent systems improve collaborative networks to offer dynamic service changes, customization, improved quality and reliability, and flexible infrastructure. Learn how these platforms can offer distributed intelligent management and control functions with communication, cooperation and synchronization capabilities, and also provide for the behavior specifications of the smart components of the system. The book offers not only an introduction to industrial agents, but also clarifies and positions the vision, on-going efforts, example applications, assessment and roadmap applicable to multiple industries. This edited work is guided and co-authored by leaders of the IEEE Technical Committee on Industrial Agents who represent both academic and industry perspectives and share the latest research along with their hands-on experiences prototyping and deploying industrial agents in industrial scenarios. Learn how new scientific approaches and technologies aggregate resources such next generation intelligent systems, manual workplaces and information and material flow system Gain insight from experts presenting the latest academic and industry research on multi-agent systems Explore multiple case studies and example applications showing industrial agents in a variety of scenarios Understand implementations across the enterprise, from low-level control systems to autonomous and collaborative management units

Industrial Controls and Manufacturing

Author: Edward W. Kamen

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080508627

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 230

View: 9337

Growing numbers of engineering graduates are finding employment in the control systems area with applications to manufacturing. To be properly prepared for such positions, it is desirable that the students be exposed to the topics of process control, discrete logic control and the fundamentals of manufacturing. Presently there is no existing textbook and/or reference that combine together process control, discrete logic control and the fundamentals of manufacturing. This is a book that fills that gap. This book integrates together the theory with a number of illustrative examples. Constructive procedures will be given for designing controllers and manufacturing lines, including methods for designing digital controllers, fuzzy logic controllers and adaptive controllers, and methods for the design of the flow of operations in a manufacturing line. One chapter will be devoted to equipment interfacing and computer communications, with the focus on fieldbuses, device drivers and computer networks. There are no existing control-oriented textbooks that bring this material into the picture, although interfacing and communications are becoming a bigger and bigger part of the overall control problem. Covers both analog and digital control using P/PI/PID controllers and discrete logic control using ladder logic diagrams and programmable logic controllers Contains a brief introduction to model predictive control, adaptive control, and neural net control Covers control from the device/process level up to and including the production system level Contains an introduction to manufacturing systems with the emphasis on performance measures, flow-line analysis, and line balancing Contains a chapter on equipment interfacing with a brief introduction on OLE for process control (OPC), the GEM standard, fieldbuses, and Ethernet Material is based on a course with a lab project developed and taught at the Georgia Institute of Technology Coverage is at the introductory level with a minimal amount of background required to read the text

Automation in Garment Manufacturing

Author: Rajkishore Nayak,Rajiv Padhye

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 0081011334

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 426

View: 8428

Automation in Garment Manufacturing provides systematic and comprehensive insights into this multifaceted process. Chapters cover the role of automation in design and product development, including color matching, fabric inspection, 3D body scanning, computer-aided design and prototyping. Part Two covers automation in garment production, from handling, spreading and cutting, through to finishing and pressing techniques. Final chapters discuss advanced tools for assessing productivity in manufacturing, logistics and supply-chain management. This book is a key resource for all those engaged in textile and apparel development and production, and is also ideal for academics engaged in research on textile science and technology. Delivers theoretical and practical guidance on automated processes that benefit anyone developing or manufacturing textile products Offers a range of perspectives on manufacturing from an international team of authors Provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of the topic, from fabric construction, through product development, to current and potential applications

Automated Software Testing

Introduction, Management, and Performance

Author: Elfriede Dustin,Jeff Rashka,John Paul

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 9780672333842

Category: Computers

Page: 608

View: 4496

With the urgent demand for rapid turnaround on new software releases--without compromising quality--the testing element of software development must keep pace, requiring a major shift from slow, labor-intensive testing methods to a faster and more thorough automated testing approach. Automated Software Testing is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the most effective tools, techniques, and methods for automated testing. Using numerous case studies of successful industry implementations, this book presents everything you need to know to successfully incorporate automated testing into the development process. In particular, this book focuses on the Automated Test Life Cycle Methodology (ATLM), a structured process for designing and executing testing that parallels the Rapid Application Development methodology commonly used today. Automated Software Testing is designed to lead you through each step of this structured program, from the initial decision to implement automated software testing through test planning, execution, and reporting. Included are test automation and test management guidance for: Acquiring management support Test tool evaluation and selection The automated testing introduction process Test effort and test team sizing Test team composition, recruiting, and management Test planning and preparation Test procedure development guidelines Automation reuse analysis and reuse library Best practices for test automation