Programmable Logic Controller

Topics: Programmable logic controller, Automation, Process control Pages: 1272 (248398 words) Published: March 28, 2013
Programmable Controllers
Theory and Implementation
Second Edition
L.A. Bryan E.A. Bryan

PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS
T HEORY AND I MPLEMENTATION
Second Edition

L. A. Bryan E. A. Bryan

An Industrial Text Company Publication Atlanta • Georgia • USA

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Contents

C ONTENTS
Preface ..................................................................................................... ix About the Authors .................................................................................... x How to Use this Book ............................................................................. xi

SECTION 1 INTRODUCTORY CONCEPTS
Chapter 1 1-1 1-2 1-3 1-4 1-5 1-6 1-7 Chapter 2 2-1 2-2 2-3 2-4 2-5 Chapter 3 3-1 3-2 3-3 3-4 Introduction to Programmable Controllers Definition ................................................................................................. 4 A Historical Background .......................................................................... 5 Principles of Operation ........................................................................... 10 PLCs Versus Other Types of Controls ................................................... 13 PLC Product Application Ranges .......................................................... 22 Ladder Diagrams and the PLC ............................................................... 24 Advantages of PLCs ............................................................................... 26 Number Systems and Codes Number Systems .................................................................................... 34 Number Conversions .............................................................................. 41 One’s and Two’s Complement ............................................................... 43 Binary Codes .......................................................................................... 46 Register Word Formats...
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