ISA publishes Control Systems Engineer Technical Reference Handbook |

ISA publishes Control Systems Engineer Technical Reference Handbook

January 10, 2012 - The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces the publication of Control Systems Engineer Technical Reference Handbook, by Chuck Cornell, PE, CAP, PMP.

Control Systems Engineer Technical Reference Handbook is a technical reference guide for the control systems professional, as well as a study aid for the Control Systems Engineering (CSE) Professional Engineer (PE) Exam. It provides a detailed, insightful view into the fields of:

  • measurement
  • final control elements
  • signals, transmission and networking
  • automation and control systems
  • relief devices
  • codes and standards such as NEC (National Electrical Code), NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency 70E)
  • hazardous areas
  • safety instrumented systems
  • basic electrical (motors and uninterruptible power supply [UPS] topologies)

It additionally includes sample problems and solutions for use in preparation for the CSE PE Exam.

Sample problems presented in this book are not meant to influence the reader on specific problems that may be on the exam, but rather to reinforce the technical material that has been presented to the reader.

Chuck Cornell is a senior process control systems engineering manager with more than 30 years of engineering experience in automation, instrumentation and electrical. He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of North Carolina in both control systems and electrical power. He is also an ISA Certified Automation Professional (CAP), as well as a Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

About ISA
Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards, certifies industry professionals, provides education and training, publishes books and technical articles, and hosts conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of the Automation Federation.

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