Programmable Logic Controllers: Industrial Control (Hardcover)

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Programmable Logic Controllers: Industrial Control (Hardcover)


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A Complete, Hands-on Guide to Programmable Logic Controllers

Programmable Logic Controllers: Industrial Control offers a thorough introduction to PLC programming with focus on real-world industrial process automation applications. The Siemens S7-1200 PLC hardware configuration and the TIA Portal are used throughout the book. A small, inexpensive training setup illustrates all programming concepts and automation projects presented in the text. Each chapter contains a set of homework questions and concise laboratory design, programming, debugging, or maintenance projects. This practical resource concludes with comprehensive capstone design projects so you can immediately apply your new skills.


  • Introduction to PLC control systems and automation
  • Fundamentals of PLC logic programming
  • Timers and counters programming
  • Math, move, and comparison instructions
  • Device configuration and the human-machine interface (HMI)
  • Process-control design and troubleshooting
  • Instrumentation and process control
  • Analog programming and advanced control
  • Comprehensive case studies
  • End-of-chapter assignments with odd-numbered solutions available online
  • Online access to multimedia presentations and interactive PLC simulators

Khaled Kamel is a Professor in the Computer Science Department at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. He previously worked for the Air Craft Engine Group at General Electric Company as an instrumentation engineer and as a professional consultant, advising such clients as NASA Kennedy Space Center, IBM, GE, Vermont America Multimetal Co., and U.S. Army ARDEC. Eman Kamel is an Assistant Professor of Engineering Technologies at Texas Southern University and a senior control engineer at PLC Automation. He worked as a process automation lead at Dow Chemical and as a control engineer at several companies, including GE Jet Engine, Philip Morris Co., VITOK Engineering, and Evana Tools.
Product Details ISBN: 9780071810456
ISBN-10: 0071810455
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: September 4th, 2013
Pages: 432
Language: English