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Standard handbook of industrial automation

Author: Douglas M Considine; Glenn D Considine
Publisher: New York : Chapman and Hall, 1986.
Series: Chapman and Hall advanced industrial technology series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Much past attention has been directed to the general concepts and philosophy of automation as a way to convince owners and managers of manufacturing facilities that automation is indeed one of the  Read more...


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Standard handbook of industrial automation.
New York : Chapman and Hall, 1986
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas M Considine; Glenn D Considine
ISBN: 0412008319 9780412008313
OCLC Number: 14165633
Description: xix, 460 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Backdrop to Automation Systems.- Automation-The Multifacted Technology.- Annotated Glossary of General Automation Terms.- 2. Sensors and Measuring Systems.- Motion, Position, Speed, Velocity-Geometric Variables I.- Dimension, Displacement, Thickness-Geometric Variables II.- Object Detection, Proximity, Presence, Nonpresence-Geometric Variables III.- Machine Vision.- Machine Vision-State-of-the-Art Systems.- 3. Control Systems.- Control System Architecture.- Programmable Controllers.- Programmable Controllers-State-of-the-Art Systems.- Programming the Programmable Controller.- Sequence Controllers-Hardware / Software Trends.- Expert System and Model-Based Self-Tuning Controllers.- Numerical Control and Computer Numerical Control.- Computer Numerical Control-State-of-the-Art Systems.- 4. Actuators and Materials-Transfer Systems.- Robots in Perspective.- Robot Technology Fundamentals.- A Robot Dynamics Simulator.- Control of Actuators in Multilegged Robots.- Servomotor and Servosystem Design Trends.- Stepper Motors and Controls.- Linear and Planar Motors.- Solid-State Variable Speed Drives.- Materials Motion / Handling Systems.- 5. Interfaces and Communications.- User Interfacing to Process Computer Controls.- Local Area Networks (LANs).- Communication Standards for Automated Systems.- Index follows Section.
Series Title: Chapman and Hall advanced industrial technology series.
Other Titles: Industrial automation
Responsibility: Douglas M. Considine, editor-in-chief, Glenn D. Considine, managing editor.


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