This book discusses the wireless communication concepts and terminology needed to apply wireless control in the process industry, such as how control can be structured to manage measurement update rates provided by a wireless transmitter and to compensate for communication delay.
By David W. Spitzer
The book presents the electrical, hydraulic, chemical, and instrumentation information necessary to technically evaluate and economically justify variable speed drive applications.
The book is intended for those readers involved in factory automation systems as well as process, including readers who are already experienced and knowledgeable about distributed processor systems, but may not necessarily be exposed to the technologies and issues discussed in industry.
The goal of this edition is to simplify and demystify the procedure of tuning control systems. In addition, a new chapter addresses the authors’ experience with auto-tuning software currently available in most current computer control systems.
By William L. Mostia, Jr., PE
This edition draws on the author’s long experience as an instrument and electrical engineer and his maintenance expertise to provide a detailed look at the skills and knowledge required for troubleshooting.
By Peter G. Martin, PhD
Industrial automation systems have the potential to be one of the most value-generating vehicles available to industrial companies. This book will share how to maximize company value through the right automation systems
This book deals with the past, present, and future of flow, sensors, and measurement. It is called The Tao of Measurement because, like the Tao itself, it reveals the underlying principles of flow and measurement.
This handy resource explains how to apply ISA-95 in manufacturing enterprise systems (MES) and vertical integration projects, as well as reveals the most important ISA-95 models and terminology.
The third collection of Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) methodology white papers focuses on using MOM system engineering to organize the 21st-century manufacturing plant and to optimize its role in a global supply chain. Also available as a CD
By Gregory K. McMillan, Stanley Weiner, and Ted Williams
This book may cause uncontrollable laughter. Do not read this in combination with any other books by Stan and Greg.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Manufacturing Operations Management: ISA-95 Best Practices Book 1.0 - $92.00
This book explains the business cases for using evolving ISA-95 methods to effectively design, implement, change and optimize the MOM business processes and supporting MOM system architectures within the distributed pull supply chains. Also available as a CD.
Here is your chance to get an up close and personal look at what was going on in the minds of Greg McMillan and Stan Weiner when they wrote those crazy cartoon books that forever changed the world of technical writing.
By Gregory K. McMillan; Illustrated by Ted Williams
This humorous book puts the Senior World on your doorstep - or at least in your mailbox.
The Automation Legal Reference: A guide to legal risk in the automation, robotics and processing industries - $79.00
By Mark Voigtmann
This concise but insightful book sets as its goal nothing less than bridging the gap between the legal profession and those who work in the automation, robotics, and process industries.
From start to finish, this easy-to-read book reveals Dick Morley’s strong opinions on technological analysis, predictive success, and some theory regarding marketing in engineering and industry, as well as a little food for thought on PLCs.
This implementation-oriented book provides a clear and concise presentation of how to fully apply software in automation. It provides "how-to" information for all phases of the system lifecycle from configuration, system integration, troubleshooting, and engineering, to administration.
This one-of-its-kind book offers a self-study course addressing all the facets of sensor applications including a sensors application guide. This guide can be used to direct the reader to a family of sensors best suited to be used in specific sensor applications.
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This book helps you understand how to objectively assess the accuracy, response time, residual life and other characteristics of installed instrumentation and offers a practical means to identify the problems, assess their consequences, and help resolve some of the problems.
This updated, easy-to-read guide provides new information on presentation materials, styles, and the use of technology, which will help you become a more competent speaker and let you face a crowd with confidence.
Part of the ISA/O3neida series, this book discusses network systems in industrial automation and their features related to real-time and functional safety requirements.