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Programmable Logic Controllers: Hardware and Programming, 4th Edition

By: Max Rabiee
ISBN: 978-1-63126-932-5
Format: Softcover
Copyright: 2018
Subject: Electricity / Electronics
Grade Level: 13-14
Description
Programmable Logic Controllers: Hardware and Programming provides an introduction to PLCs and their applications in process and industrial control systems. The text begins with basic hardware and programming concepts and then progresses to system-level applications.
  • To prepare technicians to meet the needs of industry, the author has taken a highly practical approach, covering PLC applications, maintenance, testing, and troubleshooting.
  • Illustrations and examples help to explain abstract concepts, and review questions at the end of each chapter allow students to practice what they have learned.
  • The thoroughly updated new edition includes a new chapter on RSLogix5000 programming and expanded coverage of HMI (human machine interface) applications.
  • For additional hands-on learning, a Lab Manual is available.
Products & Prices College & Career
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Text 414 978-1-63126-932-5 $124.00
Programmable Logic Controllers: Hardware and Programming provides an introduction to PLCs and their applications in process and industrial control systems. The text begins with basic hardware and programming concepts and then progresses to system-level applications.
  • To prepare technicians to meet the needs of industry, the author has taken a highly practical approach, covering PLC applications, maintenance, testing, and troubleshooting.
  • Illustrations and examples help to explain abstract concepts, and review questions at the end of each chapter allow students to practice what they have learned.
  • The thoroughly updated new edition includes a new chapter on RSLogix5000 programming and expanded coverage of HMI (human machine interface) applications.
  • For additional hands-on learning, a Lab Manual is available.
Many illustrations and examples found throughout the textbook and several activities in the Lab Manual are based on the LogixPro 500 PLC Simulator Software, which is developed by and available from The Learning Pit. To learn more about this software or to purchase it, visit www.thelearningpit.com.
Laboratory Manual 340 978-1-63126-934-9 $38.00
The student Lab Manual provides hands-on practice to be completed in the school lab setting under the guidance of an instructor or trainer. Aligned to the text, the Lab Manual enables students to demonstrate learning in a very practical and thoroughly engaging manner.

Many illustrations and examples found throughout the textbook and several activities in the Lab Manual are based on the LogixPro 500 PLC Simulator Software, which is developed by and available from The Learning Pit. To learn more about this software or to purchase it, visit www.thelearningpit.com.

Bundle (Text + Lab Manual) 978-1-63563-163-0 $143.96
Bundle includes Student Textbook and Lab Manual.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63126-937-0 $266.64 *
This Instructor’s Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor’s Resources. An introduction and overview of teaching material. Files are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • LogixPro Files. Files for lab activities and figures from the textbook for use in LogixPro.
  • Answer Keys. Chapter Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 7/8/10, 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer®, allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.

Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.6 or higher, 2GB RAM, Safari®, allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.

The LogixPro files found on this Resource CD are based on the LogixPro 500 PLC Simulator Software, which is developed by and available from The Learning Pit. To learn more about this software or to purchase it, visit www.thelearningpit.com.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 978-1-63126-938-7 $252.00 In Work
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® 7, 8, or 10 (32 or 64-bit); Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or higher (or equivalent); 2GB RAM; 500MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.

Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.9, 10.10, or 10.11; Intel® Processor 2GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 2GB RAM; 300MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License over 620 slides 978-1-63126-939-4 $244.00 *
Individual License. This product contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 18 chapters, comprising over 620 slides of instructional material.

The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer. Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 7/8/10, 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer®, allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.6 or higher, 256MB RAM, Safari®, allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Table of Contents
1. Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Overview
2. PLC Selection, Components, and Communication
3. Number Systems and Codes
4. Input/Output Devices and Motor Controls
5. Creating Relay Logic Diagrams
6. PLC Programming
7. Programming Logic Gate Functions in PLCs
8. PLC Timer Instructions
9. PLC Counter Instructions
10. PLC Math Instructions
11. PLC Compare, Jump, and MCR Instructions
12. PLC Subroutine Functions
13. PLC Logic and Bit Shift Instructions
14. Data Handling Instructions
15. Sequencer Instructions
16. Troubleshooting and Servicing the PLC System
17. PLC Networks in Manufacturing
18. Programming with RSLogix 5000 Software
Look Inside
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Electricity / Electronics)
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Chapter 6 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Electricity / Electronics)
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Chapter 9 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Electricity / Electronics)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS
Chapter 6 (PPS, 2.09 MB)
PPS
Chapter 9 (PPS, 2.03 MB)
About the Author(s)

Max Rabiee - earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky. He has taught electrical engineering (EE) and electrical/computer engineering technology (ECET) courses for over 20 years. Dr. Rabiee is a registered professional engineer (since 1988) who worked as a control engineer for several years. He was a senior electrical engineer for over four years in charge of medium and large industrial control projects.

Dr. Rabiee is a member of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT), the Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society, and the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.