Sets out the principles and elements of automated machine control systems. This text illustrates and explains how programmable logic devices (PLCs) are programmed and interfaced to hydraulic and pneumatic motion actuators and electric motors.
Dr Chapman's books on workshop technology and calculations have long had an international reputation in workshops and colleges. It is the method of instruction which Dr Chapman has combined with his unique style that has proved so successful in the training of workshop engineers all over the world.
Explains how rotating machinery works, and the role of the maintenance engineer in ensuring its proper operation. This book helps the trainee engineer to develop skills in diagnosis and troubleshooting as well as practical expertise in maintenance procedures.
Universally considered the principal reference in the manufacturing and mechanical industries, the Machinery's Handbook is the ultimate collection of essential information needed by engineers, designers, drafters, metalworkers, toolmakers, machinists, educators, students, and serious home hobbyists.
Provides a solid foundation in comfort cooling that can be readily transferred to a broad understanding of medium and low temperature regrigeration equipment such as walk-ins, reach-ins, refrigerated cases, and ice machines.
This manual should be useful for anyone requiring comprehensive advice and instruction in soldering, brazing and welding. Topics covered include: procedures for making a soldering joint; braze welding techniques and applications; and MIG, TIG and manual metal arc welding.
Divided into three parts, this book is devoted to those aspects related to the development of acoustic methods as an effective means for examining physical properties of wood through an interdisciplinary approach. It provides an introductory understanding of basic aspects related to the theory of waves propagation in anisotropic solids.