Control System Power and Grounding Better Practice

Control System Power and Grounding Better Practice

1st Edition - February 23, 2004

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  • Authors: Roger Hope, Dave Harrold, David Brown
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080529967

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Description

Control system power and grounding is possibly the single most important element to ensure a control system doesn't experience unidentified "gremlins" throughout its life. The topic is appropriate to every control system domain, including programmable logic controllers, process control systems, robotics, vision systems, etc. Power and grounding is recognized by a major industry standards organization, ISA, in ongoing standards efforts.Control Engineering and several power and grounding experts have developed this control system power and grounding resource. When used in conjunction with control system manufacturer installation documentation, users can expect robust, reliable control system installation; one that remains free of "phantom" problems caused by power and grounding glitches.

Key Features

- Provides clarity for manufacturer's obscure system documentation

- The only single source control system power and grounding guide available.

- Details how to significantly improve reliability in control systems, saving valuable time and money.

Readership

Electrical engineers; Control engineers, Industrial design engineers

Table of Contents

  • Site Preparation Overview; AC Power Distribution; DC Power Distribution; System Grounding; Signal Wiring; Alarm Wiring; Earth Ground; Lightning Protection; Appendix A: Variable Speed Drive Considerations; Appendix B: Testing with and Oscilloscope; Appendix C: Wire Size and Color Codes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 120
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Newnes 2004
  • Published: February 23, 2004
  • Imprint: Newnes
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080529967

About the Authors

Roger Hope

Affiliations and Expertise

Control Engineering Magazine, Oak Brook, IL, USA

Dave Harrold

Affiliations and Expertise

Control Engineering Magazine, Oak Brook, IL, USA

David Brown

David L. Brown, MD, FACC, is Professor of Medicine in the Cardiovascular Division at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He is highly reliable and conscientious and has agreed to scale back and update the content in his larger volume Cardiac Intensive Care, 3rd edition, which published in October 2018, to broaden the market with a portable, clinical manual. He will be sole author/editor of this title.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine (retired), Washington University School of Medicine

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