Learning RSLogix 5000 Programming: Build robust PLC solutions with ControlLogix, CompactLogix, and Studio 5000/RSLogix 5000 (Paperback)

Learning RSLogix 5000 Programming: Build robust PLC solutions with ControlLogix, CompactLogix, and Studio 5000/RSLogix 5000 By Austin Scott Cover Image
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Get to grips with the Logix platform, Rockwell Automation terminologies, and the online resources available in the Literature Library

Key Features

  • Build real-world solutions using ControlLogix, CompactLogix, and RSLogix 5000/Studio 5000
  • Understand the different controllers and form factors offered by the ControlLogix and CompactLogix platforms
  • Explore the latest changes in the Studio 5000 Automation Engineering and Design software suite

Book Description

Understanding programmable logic controller (PLC) programming with Rockwell Software's Logix Designer and the Studio 5000 platform, which includes ControlLogix, CompactLogix, and SoftLogix, is key to building robust PLC solutions. RSLogix 5000/Studio 5000's Logix Designer are user-friendly IEC 61131-3-compliant interfaces for programming the current generation of Rockwell Automation Controllers using Ladder Diagram (LD), Function Block Diagram (FBD), Structured Text (ST), and Sequential Function Chart (SFC).

This second edition of Learning RSLogix 5000 Programming guides you through the technicalities and comes packed with the latest features of Studio 5000, industrial networking fundamentals, and industrial cybersecurity best practices. You'll go through the essential hardware and software components of Logix, before learning all about the new L8 processor model and the latest Studio 5000 architecture to build effective integrated solutions. Entirely new for this edition, you'll discover a chapter on cybersecurity concepts with RSLogix 5000. The book even gets you hands-on with building a robot bartender control system from start to finish.

By the end of this Logix 5000 book, you'll have a clear understanding of the capabilities of the Logix platform and be able to confidently navigate Rockwell Automation Literature Library resources.

What you will learn

  • Gain insights into Rockwell Automation and the evolution of the Logix platform
  • Find out the key platform changes in Studio 5000 and Logix Designer
  • Explore a variety of ControlLogix and CompactLogix controllers
  • Understand the Rockwell Automation industrial networking fundamentals
  • Implement cybersecurity best practices using Rockwell Automation technologies
  • Discover the key considerations for engineering a Rockwell Automation solution

Who this book is for

If you're a PLC programmer, an electrician, an instrumentation technician, or an automation professional with basic PLC programming knowledge, but no knowledge of RSLogix 5000, this RSLogix 5000 book is for you. You'll also find the book useful if you're already familiar with automation and want to learn about RSLogix 5000 software in a short time span.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781789532463
ISBN-10: 1789532469
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication Date: July 3rd, 2020
Pages: 384
Language: English

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