PLC Training Software & Books

PLC Training Software, Motor Control & Programmable Logic Controller Tutorials

   PLC Training Software  

PLC / Motor Control Books

(Note: Software is available in 3, 5, 10 PC and Site License packages email us for pricing)
 
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Constructor 11.0 Electrical Ladder Diagram, Schematic and PLC Software
CM-100-11

$499.00  $395.00

New !!The Constructor 11.0 -

The Constructor program makes the creation, testing, trouble-shooting, teaching and printing of electrical ladder diagrams, schematics and one line diagrams fast and easy.

The Constructor is unique in it's ability to test an electrical circuit. Now the complete circuit can be tested from the three phase power components to the control circuit. See and Hear the circuit running. The built-in symbol libraries of over 600 symbols makes the creation of your diagrams fast and easy.  more

Optional PLC I/O Libraries
We also have optional libraries containing over 1700 Allen Bradley, Automation Direct, Cutler Hammer, GE Fanuc, Idec, Mitsubishi, Modicon, Omron, Siemens,  Telemecanique and Toshiba PLC I/O diagrams. - more

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The Instructor Teaches Motor Control 101
CM-101
$79.00

The Instructor Teaches Motor Control 101

This interactive multimedia software uses pictures, sounds, animations and interactive circuits to teach you the basics of motor control. A Certificate of Completion may be printed on your printer if you achieve a passing score on the included test.

  • Basic Motor Control
  • Electrical Safety
  • Trouble-shooting
  • Print Reading
  • Interactive Diagrams (Eight electrical diagrams you can control and Virtually Run.)
  • Introduction to PLCs - more

e Frequency Drive Training Software
KS-206

$179.00

New !!The VFDTrainer -

Variable Frequency Drives are becoming the standard in industry for precise control of motors and rotating equipment. The VFDTrainer is a tutorial on the basic operation, installation, programming and trouble shooting of these units.
  • AC Motors
  • Uses of Variable Frequency Drives
  • Parts and Operation of a VFD
  • VFD Control
  • VFD Installation
  • VFD Start-up
  • Soft Starters - more

(Note: Software is available in 3, 5, 10 PC and Site License packages email us for pricing)

ViewTrainer - Human Machine Interface Trainer
KS-205

$179.00

New !!The ViewTrainer This new HMI Training (RSView32) Software includes the following units of instruction...

  • RSLinx Communications
  • DDE Topics & Excel
  • Creating a new RSView Project
  • Graphic Displays & Animation
  • Alarms
  • Data Logs
  • Run Mode
  • Interactive Quiz - more

CLXTrainer - ControlLogix Trainer
KS-204
$199.00

New !!CLXTrainer
  • Introduction to ControlLogix
  • Overview of RSLogix5000
  • ControlLogix Architecture
  • ControlLogix Memory
  • Project Organization
  • Data File Types
  • ControlLogix Bit Instructions
  • Timer Instructions
  • >> more

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TSTrainer - Hands-On Live Voltage Troubleshooting without the Risk
KS-203
$99.00

New !!TSTrainer

Hands-On Live Voltage Troubleshooting without the Risk

The TSTrainer is a multi-media computer-based training module design to instruct the user in proper control trouble shooting techniques.

Drill and practice is used to reinforce skills. The realistic control systems include both electro-mechanical motor control as well as PLC control.

A virtual meter is used to diagnose the faults within the systems. - more

The PLCTrainer
KS-200

$159.00

Bundle Includes:

The PLCTrainer
The LogixTrainer

+ The LogixPro Simulator FREE

New !!The PLCTrainer Bundle -

Now  includes Analog instruction, an area that has been overlooked by most training materials.

Includes a Laboratory Manual full of proven practical applications that allow the student to work through and understanding of the PLC's Instruction Set.

The screens demonstrating the instructions have a look and feel of RSLogix, plus if you own a copy of RSLogix, you can open it from within The PLCTrainer! - more

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Now on Sale!

KS-301-4sp
$716.00  $489.00
$350.00

The PLC Technician Bundle

Now on Sale!

KS-300-4
$1074.00  $699.00
$489.00

The Automation Specialist
The MCTrainer
KS-201
$225.00 $129.00
The MCTrainer includes a Laboratory Manual full of proven practical applications that allow the student to work through and understanding of relay logic. 

Additionally, a student management system is included in the package. 

 If you own a copy of The Constructor v. 2.8 or above, you may call The Constructor from within The MCTrainer.  

Bookmarking is also included making it easy for a student to return to the last lesson that they studied.  - more

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KS-202
$42.00
single CD-Key

KS-202-10
Bundle (10)

$340.00

New !!LogixPro,

Ladder Logic Programming and PLC Simulation made Affordable.LogixPro - RSLogix - PLC Simulation

LogixPro is the ideal tool for learning the fundamentals of RSLogix ladder logic programming.

The look, feel and operation of our ladder rung editor so closely mimics Allen Bradley's latest software offering, that many need a second look to be sure who's editor they're using.

DeviceNet Tutor-Level 1
KS-100
$129.00

DeviceNet Tutor-Level 1

Multimedia tutorial on the newest controls technology.

The tutorial includes a Laboratory Manual for use by Tech Schools, Community Colleges, Company Training Departments, Apprenticeship Programs and individuals.

It also includes a calculator for determining the voltage drop of the network.  This is critical in the design and maintenance of an efficient DeviceNet. - more

   PLC & Motor Control Books  

PLC Training Software

Applied Programmable Logic Control Lab Manual
DE-1401899676
$54.95

Applied Programmable Logic Control Lab Manual -

Learning programmable logic controllers (PLCs) can be fun when users are able to make connections with familiar control systems like conveyer belts and traffic lights!

This innovative Lab Manual uses projects and examples that are based on everyday automated control systems to provide readers with a clear understanding of the "hows" and "whys" involved in the use of latches, timers, counters, sensors, relays, and more.

A comprehensive introduction to ladder logic diagrams and PLCs sets the stage for more than 50 project-based lab exercises that effectively expose users to a number of control situations for active, "hands-on" learning. - more

Building Automation Control Devices and Applications

Building Automation Control Devices and Applications -

Building Automation Control Devices and Applications covers the operation, signals, and functions of the sensors, actuators, and other control equipment used in automated systems in commercial buildings. It is a solid foundation for a comprehensive training program in building automation.

The textbook is organized by building system, and each system is explained so that the function and application of each device is clear. This system-based foundation is then used to discuss the possibilities of interaction between multiple systems in automated buildings. - more

New!
Building Automation: System Integration with Open Protocols
Book w/ CD-ROM
Building Automation: System Integration with Open Protocols -

Building Automation: System Integration with Open Protocols introduces concepts of automated electronic controls and network communication and then details the two primary protocols for wired networks: LonWorks® and BACnet®.

Each system is thoroughly described with information about installation, configuration, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

The capstone of this textbook is a series of examples that illustrate the design, installation, and configuration of each protocol in various scenarios.

The final chapter discusses the future of building automation, including trends in the industry, networking, protocols, and control strategies. - more

 Electrical Equipment Handbook Troubleshooting & Maintenance
LE-MG0071396039
$110.00 $99.95

Electrical Equipment Handbook: Troubleshooting & Maintenance

For Engineers of all disciplines, Managers, Technicians, Maintenance Personnel, and other Technical Individuals

Learn about the various types of transformers, motors, variable speed drives, generators, rectifiers, inverters, and uninterrupted power systems.

Understand diagnostic testing and inspection, advanced fault detection techniques, critical components, and common failure modes.

Everything you need for selection, applications, operations, diagnostic testing, troubleshooting and maintenance for all capital equipment placed firmly in your grasp.

Electrical Equipment Handbook: Troubleshooting and Maintenance provides you with the state-of–the-art information for achieving the highest performance from your transformers, motors, speed drives, generator, rectifiers, and inverters. - more

Electrical Systems for Facilities Maintenance Personnel New!Electrical Systems for Facilities Maintenance Personnel -

Electrical Systems for Facilities Maintenance Personnel provides a detailed overview of facility electrical equipment and systems as well as the testing, maintenance, and troubleshooting skills that facilities maintenance personnel need on a commercial job site.

Electrical Systems for Facilities Maintenance Personnel is a comprehensive preparation resource for those responsible for maintaining commercial building electrical systems and equipment.

Distribution System, Lighting System, HVAC System, and Motor Control circuit principles, testing, and troubleshooting concepts are presented through a hands-on approach.

** Instructor's Resource Guide Available - more

NEW!
Electrician's Guide to Control and Monitoring Systems, Installation, Troubleshooting, and Maintenance
LE-MG0071700617

$34.95
Electrician's Guide to Control & Monitoring Systems -

Installation, Troubleshooting, and Maintenance

  • Detailed drawings
  • Step-by-step explanations of drawings
  • Information on networks used in the field
  • Drawings available online

Ladder diagrams are broken down and rebuilt, making it easy to understand the symbols and language used in them. Hundreds of product photos and line drawings illustrate key details presented in the book, and additional drawings are available online.

Essential for electrical contractors, electricians, and maintenance workers, this on-the-job resource also contains information on networks used in the field. - more

Electric Motor Control
DE-1435485750
$167.95 $149.95

New!Electric Motor Control, 9E -

With a highly practical approach, Electric Motor Control, 9E provides a useful and effective tool for anyone who will install, monitor, and/or maintain motor controls.

The book begins by introducing the simplest of equipment and then builds upon this knowledge, step-by-step, enabling readers to learn how to draw and interpret motor control schematic diagrams.

Subsequent units provide useful information on motor control components and how they are connected to form complete control circuits. - more

Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated SystemsNew!Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems -

This industry-leading text includes the latest motor control and integrated systems technology for instruction of advanced manufacturing skills.

The latest test tools, safety practices, and technology have been added to complement the advancing technology of motor starters, motor drives, PLCs, and control devices. - more

Electrical Motor Controls Resource GuideElectrical Motor Controls Instructor's Resource Guide

is a valuable instructional tool designed for training in group settings. The Instructor's Resource Guide includes an Instructor's Guide, Instructional Outlines, PowerPoint® Presentations, Interactive Illustrations, Flash Cards, Quick Quizzes®, Illustrated Glossary, Pretest, Posttest, Answer Keys, and Test Generator Software. - more

Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems Workbook

Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems Workbook -
The Workbook provides Worksheets for each major concept presented in the Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems text. For review, a Tech-Chek follows each chapter. - more

Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems Applications Manual

Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems Applications Manual -
This outstanding instructional tool includes hands-on application information that expands on content presented in Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems text. - more
Electric Motor Drive Installation and Troubleshooting Electric Motor Drive Installation and Troubleshooting -

This completely new text/workbook presents an overview of electric motor and drive theory and applications, as well as installation, testing, and troubleshooting procedures.

Important topics including drive programming and selection of motor drives are covered. A variety of manufacturers and related applications are represented. At the end of each chapter, there are Review Questions and Activities for a variety of assessment opportunities.

A CD-ROM, designed as a self-study aid to enhance the text content, is included in the book. The CD-ROM features Quick Quizzes, an illustrated Glossary, and reference material. - more

Electric Motors and Motor Controls
DE-1401898416
$214.95 $189.95

Electric Motors and Motor Controls -

This book is designed for electrical professionals and students who need to understand motor controls from a practical perspective.

By first introducing basic controls, and then progressing to more complex controls for various motors and various applications, Electric Motors and Motor Controls, 2E provides a strong foundational knowledge of motor theory.

Coverage includes the latest information on modern controls, while still including older controls that are still in use.

The National Electrical Code® is cited throughout the book to acquaint readers with how to install and maintain motor systems effectively and safely. - more

Electrical Wiring Industrial
DE-1285054210
$107.95 $89.95

New!Electrical Wiring Industrial - 15E -

ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 15E is the complete, step-by-step guide to wiring industrial buildings according to the current 2014 National Electrical Code®.

For anyone learning industrial wiring, EWI is an ideal on-the-job reference for apprentice and journeyman electricians, and anyone working in the electrical field.

ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL,15E presents concise, straightforward information in a practical, task-oriented style. Chapter topics explore all fundamentals, from installing new electrical service and changeovers from old systems to project planning and maintenance procedures.

A complete set of industrial building plans is also included, - more

Electrical Wiring Industrial
DE-1111124892
$107.95 $89.95

Electrical Wiring Industrial - 14E -

ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 14th Edition is the ideal resource for anyone in the industrial electricity industry.

This book is fully updated to reference the 2011 National Electrical Code® and guides readers step-by-step through the wiring of an entire industrial building.

ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 14E has a practical, straightforward approach that begins by covering the tasks and responsibilities facing today's professional industrial electricians, including: installation of electrical service; power and lighting; special new construction systems; changeovers from old systems; planning for growth and increased capacity; and periodic maintenance procedures.

A complete set of industrial building plans is also included

Electrical Wiring Industrial
DE-1418063983
$107.95 $74.95

Electrical Wiring Industrial - 13E -

Updated to reference the 2008 National Electrical Code, this edition of Electrical Wiring Industrial guides readers step-by-step through the wiring of an entire industrial building, making this an ideal resource for anyone who will work in the industrial electricity industry.

With a practical, straightforward approach, the book begins by covering the tasks and responsibilities that face today's professional industrial electricians, including: installation of electrical service, power and lighting; special new construction systems; changeovers from old systems; planning for growth and increased capacity; and periodic maintenance procedures.

Specific references to the 2008 National Electrical Code throughout the book shows readers how to incorporate codes and principles into everyday practice and procedures.

A complete set of industrial building plans is also included

Electricity 4: AC/DC Motors, Controls and Maintenance
DE-1435400313
$105.95 $94.95

Electricity 4: AC/DC Motors, Controls and Maintenance -

Obtain quick and easy access to information on DC and AC motors, various types of manual, magnetic, and electronic controls, and the installation and maintenance functions of each.

Updated to the 2008 National Electrical Code® and featuring safety references to the most current OSHA Safe Work policies, Electricity 4: AC/DC Motors, Controls, and Maintenance, 9th Edition provides practical, hands-on information to get the electrical system operating as well as the theory of “why” the system works to aid in troubleshooting.

The Ninth Edition features material on Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and newer controls for servo and small motors. Current practices and equipment have also been added to the Maintenance section to better enable readers to troubleshoot motors and control problems. - more

Electricity & Controls for HVAC-R
DE-1435484274
$204.95 $194.70

Electricity & Controls for HVAC/R, 6E -

Now in its fifth edition, Electricity and Controls for HVAC-R equips readers with the information needed to work effectively with all types of motors and control devices found in the heating and air-conditioning industry.

Prior knowledge of electricity is not required as this book begins with discussion of essential basic electricity and electrical circuits concepts.

Numerous schematic diagrams and step-by-step troubleshooting procedures are included to acquaint readers with all of the different types of circuits commonly encountered in the HVAC-R field. - more

Electronic Variable Speed Drives
DE-140188962X
$130.95 $117.85

Electronic Variable Speed Drives -

This one-of-a-kind book gets its distinction from a total commitment to electronic variable speed drives and provides the essential information maintenance technicians need to understand DC and inverter drive technology.

Logically structured, Electronic Variable Speed Drives, 3E begins with fundamental drive circuits and builds to an understanding of more complex drive circuits for improved learning.

Troubleshooting and maintenance are emphasized throughout, and abundant waveform schematics help guide the reader's understanding of the theory of operation of the different types of drives and their circuitry. - more

Essentials of Electric Motors and Controls
JB-0763751138
$37.95

New!Essentials of Electric Motors and Controls -

This essential resource is perfect for industrial electricians on-the-job, instructors teaching a short course on the topic, and individuals interested in learning more about motors and controls.

This quick, accessible guide is a comprehensive examination of installation and maintenance procedures for motors and controls, as well as a practical introduction to the application and operation of motor control theory.

Incorporating numerous illustrations to reinforce key concepts, Essentials of Electric Motors and Controls reviews concepts such as, magnetism, AC current, frequency, and basic motor operation. - more

New!
Industrial Electricity, 8E
DE-143548374X
$160.95 $144.85

Industrial Electricity, 8E -

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY, 8E is the ideal book to help electrical students, as well as maintenance technicians, master the fundamentals of electrical theory as they pertain to the field of industrial electricity.

This fully updated eighth edition contains advanced information on electrical theory and presents all material in a clear, updated, and logical manner.

Coverage begins with electrical symbols and drawings, current voltage, resistance, and power. Subsequent chapters cover Ohm's Law, series, parallel, combination circuits, and resistive and reactive circuits.

Advanced material, including rotating machinery, motor controls, transformers, electronic drives, and PLCs are also thoroughly discussed. In addition to the theory, the book also covers installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

This eighth edition contains over eight hundred and fifty updated illustrations and photos that will help students and maintenance technicians master the fundamentals. - more

Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, 2E
LE-MG0071818693

$54.95
New!Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, 2E -

The most complete, up-to-date guide to industrial electricity

This practical resource offers comprehensive coverage of the entire electrical field and its equipment, including troubleshooting and repair. You'll learn how to read and interpret schematics and drawings and safely work with all electrical components and systems on the jobsite.

The Second Edition features a new chapter on robotics, a new 16-page color insert, and information on the latest codes, regulations, and devices.

Filled with more than 650 photos and diagrams, study questions, review problems, and detailed answers, this career-building tool helps you enhance your electrical and electronics expertise and apply it effectively in the workplace. - more

Industrial Motor Control
DE-1435442393
$213.95 $192.55

New!Industrial Motor Control -

The new and updated 6th edition of Industrial Motor Control is the most comprehensive revision of the book since it was published over 20 years ago.

With crucial, up-to-date information on basic relay control systems, programmable logic controllers, and solid state devices commonly found in an industrial setting, this book is a must have.

It presents easy-to-follow instructions and the essential information for controlling industrial motors, along with commonly used devices in contemporary industrial settings. Readers will gain a fundamental understanding of the operation of variable frequency drives, solid state relays, and other applications that employ electronic devices. - more

Intro to Programmable Logic Controllers
DE-1401884261
$206.95 $174.95

Intro to Programmable Logic Controllers -

Updated to reflect recent industry developments, this edition features practical information on Rockwell Automation's SLC 500 family of PLCs and includes a no-nonsense introduction to RSLogix software and the new ControlLogix PLC.

To assist readers in understanding key concepts, the art program has been modernized to include improved illustrations, current manufacturer-specific photos, and actual RSLogix software screens to visibly illustrate essential principles of PLC operation.

New material has been added on ControlNet and DeviceNet, and a new chapter on program flow instructions includes updated references to the SLC 500, MicroLogix, and the PLC 5. - more

Introduction to Programmable Logic ControllersIntroduction to Programmable Logic Controllers -

This is a comprehensive introduction to PLC theory, operation, installation, programming, maintenance, and troubleshooting. The text is a useful training tool and reference for students, apprentices, and technicians in the trade.

Special emphasis is placed on the wiring and programming of PLCs for the control of industrial, commercial, and residential systems. - more

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers Application ManualIntroduction to Programmable Logic Controllers Applications Manual -

This is a companion book to the corresponding textbook, containing 48 hands-on activities based on residential, commercial, and industrial real-world applications.

The Applications Manual CD-ROM includes interactive animations to aid the learner in completing the activities. - more

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers Resource Guide
AT-1381
$350.00

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers Resource Guide

Industrial demand for safe and productive automated facilities requires that electricians, maintenance technicians, operators, supervisors, and other industry personnel possess a thorough understanding of programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers Resource Guide is designed to assist an instructor in effectively presenting the program.

The Resource Guide includes an instructor's guide, instructional outlines, PowerPoint® presentations, pretest/posttest exams, electronic slides, tutorial videos, answer keys, activity demonstrations, PLC simulation, and test development software. - more

Motor and Drive Troubleshooting: Basic Testing to Advanced Diagnostics
LE-AT-1538
$28.00
New!Motor and Drive Troubleshooting: Basic Testing to Advanced Diagnostics

Motor and Drive Troubleshooting: Basic Testing to Advanced Diagnostics is a new textbook that provides an overview of the latest information on the safe, efficient, and practical use of portable oscilloscopes (scope meters).

This new book has five chapters that include the fundamental principles, basic procedures, common applications, and inspection methodologies of handheld portable oscilloscopes as compared to other test instruments such as clamp-on ammeters and digital multimeters (DMMs).

Detailed commercial and industrial illustrations, applications, and procedures supplement the material. - more

Running Small Motors with PIC Microcontrollers
LE-MG0071633510
$29.95

Running Small Motors with PIC Microcontrollers -

Program PIC microcontrollers to drive small motors

Get your motors running in no time using this easy-to-follow guide.

Detailed circuit diagrams and hands-on tutorials show you, step by step, how to program PIC microcontrollers to power a wide variety of small motors.

You'll learn how to configure all the hardware and software components and test, troubleshoot, and debug your work.

Running Small Motors with PIC Microcontrollers is filled with more than 2,000 lines of PicBasic Pro code you can use right away. - more

Programmable Controllers Theory and Implementation
AT-1300
$109.95

Programmable Controllers Theory and Implementation -

This award-winning textbook covers everything from PLC basics to advanced applications. Full of checklists, charts, and tables, it makes a perfect quick-reference as well as an in-depth study tool. Whether you're already an expert on PLCs or you're just starting out, the problem-solving approach used here is guaranteed to help you succeed.

This informative text provides a comprehensive theoretical, yet practical, look at all aspects of PLCs and their associated devices and systems.

New chapters on advanced PLC topics such as, I/O bus networks, fuzzy logic, the IEC 1131-3 programming standard, process control, and PID algorithms. This new edition also presents revised, up-to-date information about existing topics, with expanded graphics and hands-on examples. - more

Programmable Controllers Workbook and Study Guide
AT-1301
$33.00

Programmable Controllers Workbook and Study Guide - This unique text was designed either as a stand-alone study guide in programmable controllers, or to accompany Programmable Controllers Theory and Implementation as a workbook.

This book enables practicing professionals to refresh their memories and sharpen their skills in traditional and cutting-edge PLC technologies.

It provides valuable insight into current industrial automation technology. - more

Programmable Controllers Selected Applications
AT-9202
$48.00

Programmable Controllers Selected Applications - Designed as a complement to Programmable Controllers Theory and Implementation, this unique anthology of applications provides insight on how and where to most effectively apply PLCs.

Over 50 applications are explained, examined, and well-illustrated.

Each application presented includes a quick summary of the special techniques used, a detailed operational description of the problem, and why they chose a PLC to solve it. - more

Programmable Logic Controllers: Industrial Control
LE-MG0071810455
$98.95

New!Programmable Logic Controllers: Industrial Control -

A Complete, Hands-on Guide to Programmable Logic Controllers

Programmable Logic Controllers: Industrial Control offers a thorough introduction to PLC programming with focus on real-world industrial process automation applications.

The Siemens S7-1200 PLC hardware configuration and the TIA Portal are used throughout the book. A small, inexpensive training setup illustrates all programming concepts and automation projects presented in the text.

Each chapter contains a set of homework questions and concise laboratory design, programming, debugging, or maintenance projects. This practical resource concludes with comprehensive capstone design projects so you can immediately apply your new skills. - more

Programmable Logic Controllers with ControlLogix
DE-1435419472
$125.95

Programmable Logic Controllers with ControlLogix -

Programmable Logic Controllers with ControlLogix strength is its breadth and depth of coverage, taking the reader from an overview of the Programmable Logic Controllers through ladder logic, structured text, sequential function chart, and function block programming.

Students learn more and more easily because of the practical coverage, numerous examples and extensive exercises.

DVD included that has videos that show click by click explanations of setup of RSLinx, project development, configuration, instructions and much more. Students can watch click-by-click examples of all the common tasks in ControlLogix, from setting up RSLinx, starting a new project configuration, and programming, as well as numerous programming examples. - more

Solid State Devices and Systems, 4E New!Solid State Devices and Systems, 4E -

Solid State Devices and Systems, 4th Edition, presents a comprehensive overview of solid state devices and circuitry.

This new edition is designed for electricians, students, and technicians who have a basic understanding of electricity. Component and circuit construction, operation, installation, and troubleshooting are emphasized and supported by detailed illustrations.

New and expanded topics include test instruments, printed circuit board construction, soldering and desoldering, power sources and renewable energy, photonics, digital electronics, and solid state technology in programmable controllers.

Textbook, Study Guide and Instructor's Resource Guide Available.  -  more

Technician's Guide To Programmable Controllers
DE-1111544093
$141.95 $127.95

New!Technician's Guide To Programmable Controllers -

Practical and up-to-date, TECHNICIAN'S GUIDE TO PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS, 6th Edition provides you with the most comprehensive introduction to PLCs available on the market today.

Each topic is discussed in a way that is easy to understand and apply, ensuring that you are prepared for class as well as for your future career. Theory, hardware, instructions, programming, installation, startup, and troubleshooting are discussed in detail.

Supplementary programming examples utilizing the PLC instructions in the book impart a better understanding of the various instructions and how they can be combined to create simple yet effective control logic solutions for today's world. - more

UGLY's Electric Motors and Controls
JB-9780763772543
$23.95 $21.95

New!UGLY's Electric Motors and Controls -

Work safely and efficiently on motors and controls when you have the new Ugly’s in your toolbox!

Ugly’s Electric Motors and Controls is a quick, on-the-job reference specifically designed to provide the most commonly required information on the design, installation, application, and maintenance of motors and controls in an easy-to-read, easy-to-access format.

An ideal tool for electrician’s, contractors, designers, engineers, instructors and students, this essential pocket guide uses diagrams, calculations, and quick explanations to ensure jobs are completed safely and correctly and in accordance to industry standards. - more

Understanding Motor Controls
DE-1401890164
$163.95 $147.55

Understanding Motor Controls -

Gain the knowledge that industrial electricians in the field need in order to be successful! The subject of motor controls is one of the major areas of concern for industrial electricians, and this book prepares readers for work in the industry.

A "real-world" systems approach is applied to all aspects of motor control, including basic control circuits, sensing devices, solid-state controls, variable speed drives, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and more. "Must know" applications, procedures, and operations are stressed throughout.

Coverage concludes with a series of practical laboratory exercises to help provide an excellent knowledge base of important installation, testing, and troubleshooting procedures. - more

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