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Industrial Control Technology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 900

Industrial Control Technology

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; comput...

Advanced Industrial Control Technology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 842

Advanced Industrial Control Technology

Control engineering seeks to understand physical systems, using mathematical modeling, in terms of inputs, outputs and various components with different behaviors. It has an essential role in a wide range of control systems, from household appliances to space flight. This book provides an in-depth view of the technologies that are implemented in most varieties of modern industrial control engineering. A solid grounding is provided in traditional control techniques, followed by detailed examination of modern control techniques such as real-time, distributed, robotic, embedded, computer and wireless control technologies. For each technology, the book discusses its full profile, from the field ...

Industrial Control Electronics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 656

Industrial Control Electronics

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.

Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 203

Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2012-02-02
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  • Publisher: CRC Press

As industrial control systems (ICS), including SCADA, DCS, and other process control networks, become Internet-facing, they expose crucial services to attack. Threats like Duqu, a sophisticated worm found in the wild that appeared to share portions of its code with the Stuxnet worm, emerge with increasing frequency. Explaining how to develop and implement an effective cybersecurity program for ICS, Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems: SCADA, DCS, PLC, HMI, and SIS provides you with the tools to ensure network security without sacrificing the efficiency and functionality of ICS. Highlighting the key issues that need to be addressed, the book begins with a thorough introduction to ICS...

Protecting Industrial Control Systems from Electronic Threats
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 327

Protecting Industrial Control Systems from Electronic Threats

Aimed at both the novice and expert in IT security and industrial control systems (ICS), this book will help readers gain a better understanding of protecting ICSs from electronic threats. Cyber security is getting much more attention and SCADA security (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) is a particularly important part of this field, as are Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), Intelligent Electronic Devices (IEDs)-and all the other, field controllers, sensors, and drives, emission controls, and that make up the intelligence of modern industrial buildings and facilities. This book will help the reader better understand what is industrial control system cyber security, why is it different than IT security, what has really happened to date, and what needs to be done. Loads of practical advice is offered on everything from clarity on current cyber-security systems and how they can be integrated into general IT systems, to how to conduct risk assessments and how to obtain certifications, to future trends in legislative and regulatory issues affecting industrial security.

Industrial Control And Instrumentation
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 203

Industrial Control And Instrumentation

The basic aim of this text is to provide a comprehensive introduction to the principles of industrial control and instrumentation. The author not only outline the basic concepts and terninology of measurement and control systems, he also discusses, in detail, the elements used to build up such systems. As well as a final consideration of measurement and control systems, each chepter concludes with relevant problems in order that stutdents can test their newly-acquired knowledge as they progress.

Industrial Control Systems
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 382

Industrial Control Systems

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-04-19
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  • Publisher: CRC Press

Issues such as logistics, the coordination of different teams, and automatic control of machinery become more difficult when dealing with large, complex projects. Yet all these activities have common elements and can be represented by mathematics. Linking theory to practice, Industrial Control Systems: Mathematical and Statistical Models and Techniques presents the mathematical foundation for building and implementing industrial control systems. The book contains mathematically rigorous models and techniques generally applicable to control systems with specific orientation toward industrial systems. An amalgamation of theoretical developments, applied formulations, implementation processes, ...

Computer-Based Industrial Control, 2/e
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 616

Computer-Based Industrial Control, 2/e

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Programming Industrial Control Systems Using IEC 1131-3
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 329

Programming Industrial Control Systems Using IEC 1131-3

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1998
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  • Publisher: IET

The PLC is the device at the heart of most automated control systems and instrumentation in industry. The bestselling first edition of this book was the first user guide and tutorial to the standard IEC 1131-3; this revised edition includes all IEC proposed amendments and corrections, as agreed by the IEC working group. It accurately describes the languages and concepts, and interprets the standard for practical implementation and applications.

Industrial Automation
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 507

Industrial Automation

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.