AutomationDirect’s new eBook, “Automation 101: An Industry Guide to Control System Engineering” is now available as a free download. Designed as a general guide for the specification, design and installation of automated control systems, this eBook is filled with information and references that takes readers from the skills required to recognize an operation or process suitable for automating to tips on setting up a program to maintain the control system.
Whether an expert or a novice at electrical control devices and systems, the information presented provides a check list to use in the steps to implementing an automated control system. Topics covered include: safety considerations, identifying automation needs, specifying device needs, system design, building tips, installation and maintenance.
The eBook also contains useful information such as, steps for choosing the right controller, understanding discrete and analog I/O, sinking and sourcing concepts and more.
To learn more and to download “Automation 101: An Industry Guide to Control System Engineering”, visit: http://library.automationdirect.com/download-free-ebook.[hozbreak]
In business since 1994, AutomationDirect is a distributor offering thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems, including PLCs, operator interfaces, AC drives, motors, stepper systems, sensors, motor controls, enclosures and more. Their prices are typically well below the list price of more traditional automation companies because of their business model and focus on efficiency and the majority of their products are stocked for fast shipping. Plus, get free two-day delivery on orders over $49; some limitations apply. For more information, contact them at 800-633-0405 or visit www.automationdirect.com.