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Fundamentals of Industrial Control, Second Edition - $135.00

Fundamentals of Industrial Control, Second Edition - $135.00

Author(s): D.A. Coggan

Publisher: ISA

Publication Date: 2005

Type Available: Hardcover

Details: Hardbound, 893 pages

The second edition of this best-selling classic provides a unique balance between control system theory and effective application, covering every major control system element, from sensors to final control elements, in the context of overall control strategies and system design. Contributing experts give time-tested, practical advice on the application of each system element.

The book provides a wide range of topics including Internet communications, industrial communications network hardware and software, open systems, wireless networks, enterprise computing, and computer and control system security. The new generation of distributed controls and digital automation systems are introduced, and current migration strategies for expanding and upgrading existing systems are discussed. Practical issues such as the use of standards and sound documentation for project management are emphasized throughout.

Chapters include:

  • Sensors
  • Analyzers 
  • Process and Process Control
  • Final Control Elements
  • Computer Technology 
  • Control System Theory
  • Analog and Digital Control Devices
  • Distributed Control Systems
  • Programmable Controllers
  • Ergonomics
  • Human Factors
  • Safety Aspects
  • Systems Application and Engineering Practices.

As a bonus, the book comes with the full text and graphics on a CD so that you have access from your bookshelf or from your PC for ultimate convenience. 

Visit the International Society of Automation bookstore for more books on control system sensors; analyzers, process control, final control elements, analog and digital control devices, distributed control systems (DCSs), and programmable controllers

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