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Industrial Automation

Industrial Automation
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ISBN: 978-87-403-0004-8
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Pages : 205
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About the book

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This highly popular Engineering Pocket Guide is crammed full of up-to-date, handy hints and technical information for engineers and technicians.

It has been designed to serve as quick and easy reference books that can be kept conveniently on your desk, in your pocket or in your briefcase.

Areas covered are:

  • I&C Drawings and Documentation
  • Process control
  • Advanced Process Control
  • Data Communications and Wireless
  • HAZOPs Hazard Operations
  • Safety Instrumentation and Machinery
  • Project Management of I&C Projects

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  1. Introduction
  2. I&C Drawings and Documentation
    1. Introduction to Plant Design
    2. Process diagrams
    3. Instrumentation documentation
    4. Electrical documentation
  3. Process control
    1. Basic Control Concepts
    2. Principles of Control Systems
    3. Control modes in closed loop control
    4. Tuning of Closed Loop Control
    5. Cascade Control
    6. Initialization of a cascade system
    7. Feed forward Control
    8. Manual feedforward control
    9. Automatic feedforward
    10. Time matching as feedforward control
    11. Overcoming Process dead time
    12. First term explanation(disturbance free PV)
    13. Second term explanation(predicted PV)
  4. Advanced Process Control
    1. Introduction
    2. Overview of Advanced Control Methods
    3. Internal Model Control
  5. Industrial Data Communications and Wireless
    1. Introduction
    2. Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model
    3. RS-232 interface standard
    4. Fiber Optics
    5. Modbus
    6. Data Highway Plus /DH485
    7. HART
    8. AS-i
    9. DeviceNet
    10. Profibus
    11. Foundation Fieldbus
    12. Industrial Ethernet
    13. TCP/IP
    14. Wireless Fundamentals
    15. Radio/microwave communications
    16. Installation and Troubleshooting
    17. Industrial network security
    18. Network threats, vulnerabilities and risks
    19. An approach to network security planning
    20. Securing a network by access control
    21. Authentication, Authorization, Accounting & encryption
    22. Intrusion detection systems
    23. VLANs
    24. VPNs and their security
    25. Wireless networks and their security issues
  6. HAZOPs Hazard Operations
    1. Introduction
    2. HAZOP Workshop
  7. Safety Instrumentation and Machinery
    1. Introduction
    2. Introduction to IEC 61511 and the safety lifecycle
    3. SIS configurations for safety and availability targets
    4. Selection of sensors and actuators for safety duties
    5. Selection of safety controllers
    6. System integration and application software
    7. Programming tools
    8. Machinery safety
    9. Guide to Regulations and Standards
  8. Hazardous Areas and Intrinsic Safety
    1. Introduction
    2. Zonal Classification
    3. Area classification
    4. Methods of explosion protection
    5. Flameproof concept Ex d
    6. Intrinsic safety
    7. Increased safety
    8. Certification (components)
    9. Principles of testing
    10. Non Sparking concept
    11. Concept Ex p
    12. Other protection concepts
    13. Earthing and Bonding
    14. Standards and codes of practice
    15. Fault finding and repairs
  9. SCADA
    1. Introduction and Brief History of SCADA
    2. SCADA Systems Software
    3. Distributed control system (DCS)
    4. Introduction to the PLC
    5. Considerations and benefits of SCADA system
    6. An alarm system
  10. Project Management of I&C Projects
    1. Fundamentals of project management
    2. Time management
    3. Cost Management
    4. Integrated cost and time management
    5. Management of project team
    6. Risk Management
    7. Contract law
  11. Latest Instrumentation and Valve Developments
    1. Basic Measurement performance terms and specifications
    2. Advanced Measurement Performance terms and Specifications
    3. Pressure Measurement
    4. Level Measurement
    5. Temperature Measurement
    6. Thermocouples
    7. Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTDs)
    8. Thermistors
    9. Infrared Pyrometers
    10. Acoustic Pyrometers
    11. Flow Measurement
    12. Differential Pressure Flowmeters
    13. Magnetic Flowmeters
    14. Control Valves
  12. Forecasts and Predictions
    1. Main Technology Trends
    2. The China Challenge
    3. Market Predictions
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