APLC REFERENCES

SUPPLIERS

Asea Industrial Systems, 16250 West Glendale Dr., New Berlin, WI 53151, USA.

Adaptek Inc., 1223 Michigan, Sandpoint, ID 83864, USA.

Allen Bradley, 747 Alpha Drive, Highland Heights, OH 44143, USA.

Automation Systems, 208 No. 12th Ave., Eldridge, IA 52748, USA.

Bailey Controls Co., 29801 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, OH 44092, USA.

Cincinatti Milacron, Mason Rd. & Rte. 48, Lebanon, OH 45036, USA.

Devilbiss Corp., 9776 Mt. Gilead Rd., Fredricktown, OH 43019, USA.

Eagle Signal Controls, 8004 Cameron Rd., Austin, TX 78753, USA.

Eaton Corp., 4201 North 27th St., Milwaukee, WI 53216, USA.

Eaton Leonard Corp., 6305 ElCamino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA.

Foxboro Co., Foxboro, MA 02035, USA.

Furnas Electric, 1000 McKee St., Batavia, IL 60510, USA.

GEC Automation Projects, 2870 Avondale Mill Rd., Macon, GA 31206, USA.

General Electric, Automation Controls Dept., Box 8106, Charlottesville, VA 22906, USA.

General Numeric, 390 Kent Ave., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, USA.

Giddings & Lewis, Electrical Division, 666 South Military Rd., Fond du Lac, WI 54935-7258, USA.

Gould Inc., Programmable Control Division, PO Box 3083, Andover, MA 01810, USA.

Guardian/Hitachi, 1550 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago, IL 60607, USA.

Honeywell, IPC Division, 435 West Philadelphia St., York, PA 17404, USA.

International Cybernetics Corp., 105 Delta Dr., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15238, USA, (412) 963-1444.

Keyence Corp. of America, 3858 Carson St., Suite 203, Torrance, CA 90503, USA, (310) 540-2254.

McGill Mfg. Co., Electrical Division, 1002 N. Campbell St., Valparaiso, IN 46383, USA.

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc.(MEAU) 500 Corporate Woods Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Modicon (AEG), 6630 Campobello Rd., Mississauga, Ont., Canada L5N 2L8, (905) 821-8200.

Modular Computer Systems Inc., 1650 W. McNabb Rd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33310, USA.

Omron Electric, Control Division, One East Commerce Drive, Schaumburg, IL 60195, USA.

Reliance Electric, Centrl. Systems Division, 4900 Lewis Rd., Stone Mountain, GA 30083, USA.

Siemens, 10 Technology Drive, Peabody, MA 01960, USA.

Square D Co., 4041 N. Richards St., Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA.

Struthers-Dunn Systems Division, 4140 Utica Ridge Rd., Bettendorf, IA 52722, USA.

Telemechanique, 901 Baltimore Blvd., Westminster, MD 21157, USA.

Texas Instruments, Industrial Control Dept., PO Drawer 1255, Johnson City, IN 37605-1255, USA.

Toshiba, 13131 West Little York Rd., Houston, TX 77041, USA.

Transduction Ltd., Airport Corporate Centre, 5155 Spectrum Way Bldg., No. 23, Mississauga, Ont., Canada, L4W 5A1, (905) 625-1907.

Triconex, 16800 Aston St., Irvine, CA 92714, USA.

Westinghouse Electric, 1512 Avis Drive, Madison Heights, MI 48071.

 

PROFESSIONAL INTEREST GROUPS

American National Standards Committee (ANSI), 1420 Broadway, Ney York, NY 10018, USA.

Electronic Industries Association (EIA), 2001 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA.

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), 345 East 47th St., New York, NY 10017, USA.

Instrument Society of America (ISA), 67 Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA.

International Standards Organization (ISO), 1430 Broadway, New York, NY 10018, USA.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), 2101 L. Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA.

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), PO Box 930, One SME Drive, Dearborn, MI 48121, USA.

 

PLC/DISCRETE CONTROL REFERENCES - The table below gives a topic-by-topic comparison of some PLC books. (H=Good coverage, M=Medium coverage, L=Low coverage, Blank=little/no coverage).

Table 1: Published Books and Features

Author

Introduction/Overview

Wiring

Discrete Sensors/Actuators

Conditional Logic

Numbering

Timers/Counters/Latches

Sequential Logic Design

Advanced Functions

Structured Text Programming

 

Analog I/O

Continuous Sensors/Actuators

Continuous Control

Fuzzy Control

Data Interfacing/Networking

Implementation/Selection

Function Block Programming

 

 

pages on PLC topics

Filer...

H

M

L

H

M

H

M

H

 

 

 

 

 

M

M

 

 

 

303

Chang...

M

L

 

L

L

 

L

 

M

 

 

 

 

M

 

L

 

 

80

Petruzela

H

H

M

H

H

H

L

H

 

L

L

L

 

L

 

 

 

 

464

Swainston

H

L

L

L

L

M

 

H

 

M

M

M

 

M

M

 

 

 

294

Clements

H

M

L

L

L

L

L

L

 

L

L

M

 

 

H

 

 

 

197

Asfahl

L

 

 

H

L

L

L

L

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

86

Bollinger..

L

 

M

M

M

M

M

 

 

H

H

H

 

 

 

 

 

 

52

Boucher

M

L

M

L

M

M

H

L

 

L

M

M

 

H

 

 

 

 

59

Kirckof

L

L

L

M

L

M

H

L

 

 

 

 

 

M

 

 

 

 

202

 

Asfahl, C.R., “Robots and Manufacturing Automation”, second edition, Wiley, 1992.

Batten, G.L., Programmable Controllers: Hardware, Software, and Applications, Second Edition, McGraw-Hill, 1994.

Batten, G.L., Batten, G.J., Programmable Controllers: Hardware, Software, and Applications,

*Bertrand, R.M., “Programmable Controller Circuits”, Delmar, 1996.

Bollinger, J.G., Duffie, N.A., “Computer Control of Machines and Processes”, Addison-Wesley, 1989.

Bolton, w., Programmable Logic Controllers: An Introduction, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1997.

Bryan, L.A., Bryan, E.A., Programmable Controllers, Industrial Text and VideoCompany, 1997.

Boucher, T.O., “Computer Automation in Manufacturing; An Introduction”, Chapman and Hall, 1996.

*Bryan, L.A., Bryan, E.A., Programmable Controllers, Industrial Text Company, 19??.

*Carrow, R.A., “Soft Logic: A Guide to Using a PC As a Programmable Logic Controller”, McGraw Hill, 1997.

Chang, T-C, Wysk, R.A., Wang, H-P, “Computer-Aided Manufacturing”, second edition, Prentice Hall, 1998.

Clements-Jewery, K., Jeffcoat, W., “The PLC Workbook; Programmable Logic Controllers made easy”, Prentice Hall, 1996.

*Cox, R., Technician’s Guide to Programmable Controllers, Delmar Publishing, 19??.

?Crispin, A.J., “Programmable Logic Controllers and Their Engineering Applications”, Books Britain, 1996.

*Dropka, E., Dropka, E., “Toshiba Medium PLC Primer”, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1995.

*Dunning, G., “Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers”, Delmar, 1998.

Filer, R., Leinonen, G., “Programmable Controllers and Designing Sequential Logic“, Saunders College Publishing, 1992.

**Hughes, T.A., “Programmable Controllers (Resources for Measuremwnt and Control Series)”, Instrument Society of America, 1997.

?Johnson, D.G., “Programmable Controllers for Factory Automation”, Marcel Dekker, 1987.

Kirckof, G., Cascading Logic; A Machine Control Methodology for Programmable Logic Controllers, The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society, 2003.

*Lewis, R.W., “Programming Industrial Control Systems using IES1131-3”,

*Lewis, R.W., Antsaklis, P.J., “Programming Industrial Control Systems Using IEC 1131-3 (Iee Control Engineering, No. 59)”, Inspec/IEE, 1995.

*Michel, G., Duncan, F., “Programmable Logic Controllers: Architecture and Application”, John Wiley & Sons, 1990.

?Morriss, S.B., “Programmable Logic Controllers”, pub??, 2000.

?Otter, J.D., “Programmable Logic Controllers: Operation, Interfacing and Programming”, ???

Parr, E.A., Parr, A., Programmable Controllers: An Engineer’s Guide, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1993.

*Parr, E.A., “Programmable Controllers”, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999.

Petruzella, F., Programmable Logic Controllers, Second Edition, McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 1998.

*Ridley, J.E., “Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers: The Mitsubishi Fx”, John Wiley & Sons, 1997.

Rohner, P., PLC: Automation With Programmable Logic Controllers, International Specialized Book Service, 1996.

*Rosandich, R.G., “Fundamentals of Programmable Logic Controllers”, EC&M Books, 1997.

*Simpson, C.D., “Programmable Logic Controllers”, Regents/Prentice Hall, 1994.

Sobh, M., Owen, J.C., Valvanis, K.P., Gracanin, S., “A Subject-Indexed Bibliography of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems”, IEEE Robotics and Applications Magazine, June 1994, pp. 14-20.

**Stenerson, J., “Fundamentals of Programmable Logic Controllers, Sensors and Communications”, Prentice Hall, 1998.

Sugiyama, H., Umehara, Y., Smith, E., “A Sequential Function Chart (SFC) Language for Batch Control”, ISA Transactions, Vol. 29, No. 2, 1990, pp. 63-69.

Swainston, F., “A Systems Approach to Programmable Controllers”, Delmar, 1992.

Teng, S.H., Black, J. T., “Cellular Manufacturing Systems Modelling: The Petri Net Approach”, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1988, pp. 45-54.

Warnock, I., Programmable Controllers: Operation and Application, Prentice Hall, 19??.

**Webb, J.W., Reis, R.A., “Programmable Logic Controllers, Principles and Applications”, Prentice Hall, 1995.

Wright, C.P., Applied Measurement Engineering, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1995.

 

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