In Book 2 of this series you will learn:
•How to configure RSLinx communication protocols, drivers and networks.
•How to effectively use the OSR, OTL, and OTU output instructions.
•The use of timers, counters, and retentive timers; and how to cascade timers and counters to achieve longer, more precise time periods for special needs.
•How to configure and address commonly used math, comparison, logical register, and program flow instructions.
•What analog scaling is all about and why it is necessary.
•How to do the math involved with scaling instructions.
The author’s career experience of 30+ years has been in industrial electronics and electrical power distribution, while his educational background is in technical education. Perhaps for these reasons, this book is written in the clear, concise and easy to understand language of someone who understands the work from the shop floor perspective of the technician.
The main objectives of the author are to provide a practical resource for those new to PLC’s and ladder logic programming. Learn the skill necessary to do your own programming and be able to quickly go online with the PLC controllers on the factory floor for troubleshooting purposes.