Chancal Dey, Sunit Kumar Sen
June 11, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 390 Pages - 301 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367260422 - CAT# 307907
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The book begins with an overview of automation history and followed by chapters on PLC, DCS and SCADA - describing how such technologies have become synonymous in process instrumentation and control. The book then introduces the niche of Fieldbuses in process industries. It then goes on to discuss wireless communication in the automation sector and its applications in the industrial arena. The book also discusses the all pervading IoT, and its industrial cousin – IIoT which is finding increasing applications in process automation and control domain. The last chapter introduces OPC technology which has strongly emerged as a de-facto standard for interoperable data exchange between multi vendor software applications and bridges the divide between heterogeneous automation worlds in a very effective way.