The Industrial Control Handbook has become a standard reference work for practising engineers - and unlike most reference works it really gets referred to. Andrew Parr writes with the assurance and practical knowhow of an engineer who has implemented control systems of high complexity in the challenging environment of an advanced modern steel plant. In this book theoretical structures and mathematics are strictly part of the engineer's toolkit - not an end in themselves. As well as being comprehensive, the Industrial Control Handbook is also a fascinating compendium of engineering wisdom and techniques.


Control engineers, technicians, students.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Temperature; Pressure; Position; Flow; Weighing; Level; Optoelectronics; Velocity and acceleration; DC amplifiers; Rotating machines; Digital logic; Computers; Communications and distributed systems; Closed loop control; Hydraulics; Pneumatics; The man-machine interface; Maintenance fault finding and safety.


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Reviews of the second edition: 'Anybody who plans, or who implements and maintains control systems on an industrial plant, will find this book good value.' Control & Instrumentation 'I have no hesitation in recommending this excellent book to any control engineers and students who wish to advance their knowledge in the increasingly sophisticated modern techniques of industrial control systems.' Measurement and Control " is described as a standard reference work for practising engineers, and I have no doubt that it is. (It) is so clear and easy to follow that it should be included on the essential reading list of every engineering course...It is in no way lightway, covering mathematical formulae and technical diagrams on nearly all of its 800 pages. Highly recommended." THE INSTITUTE OF PATENTEES AND INVENTORS "...if you want to work out practical solutions without recourse to advanced methematics, this is the book for you." ELEKTOR ELECTONICS