Factory Communications

Factory Communications

1st Edition - October 16, 1991

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  • Author: Architecture Technology Corpor
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483294988

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Please note this is a Short Discount publication.Factory communications as a subject and a technology depend on area networks, whether local (LAN) or wide (WAN). Therefore, a large portion of this report covers such networking. In addition, Factory Communications covers the range of factory automation devices, including PCs, PLCs, I/O devices, and software. Data exchange and cabling are other aspects of factory communications that are covered in this report.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction. Process LANs and CIM LANs. Networking. Broadband networking. Industrial LANs. Ethernet performance and EMI. Industrial control. The LAN/WAN blend. Deviced. Industrial I/O. Linking PLCs to the factory floor. Single channel I/O. Direct field to I/O. Data exchange. Planning factory data. Electronic data interchange (EDI). Interactive identification, ARCNET and Netbios. Cabling. Choosing the right fiber optics. A case History–Allegheny ludlum. Driving the process. Pushing real time. Coping with hostility. Real–time order processing. Vendor listing.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 95
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 1991
  • Published: October 16, 1991
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483294988

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