Industrial Automation: Hands-On

by: Frank Lamb


Abstract: A practical guide to industrial automation concepts, terminology, and applications. Industrial Automation: Hands-On is a single source of essential information for those involved in the design and use of automated machinery. The book emphasizes control systems and offers full coverage of other relevant topics, including machine building, mechanical engineering and devices, manufacturing business systems, and job functions in an industrial environment. Detailed charts and tables serve as handy design aids. This is an invaluable reference for novices and seasoned automation professionals alike.
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Title: Industrial Automation: Hands-On

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2013 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071816458

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Frank Lamb has nearly 30 years of experience in the electrical and electronics industry and 20 years of experience in controls and automation. In 1996, he started Automation Consulting Services, Inc., an automation and systems integration company in Knoxville, Tennessee, concentrating on controls and panel building. In 2002, Automation Consulting Services began building smaller machines onsite and working with companies to install production lines. Mr. Lamb developed a multipurpose assembly and mistake-proofing machine known as the "SmartBench." His company now focuses on automation and Lean/Six-Sigma–oriented training and consulting.

Description: A practical guide to industrial automation concepts, terminology, and applications. Industrial Automation: Hands-On is a single source of essential information for those involved in the design and use of automated machinery. The book emphasizes control systems and offers full coverage of other relevant topics, including machine building, mechanical engineering and devices, manufacturing business systems, and job functions in an industrial environment. Detailed charts and tables serve as handy design aids. This is an invaluable reference for novices and seasoned automation professionals alike.