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Divided into four parts, this book focuses on programmable automation technologies used in industry. Comprehensive yet concise, this unique textbook provides a solid foundation of analytical techniques to justify automation and the knowledge and instruction of how to program computer numerical controlled (CNC) equipment, industrial robots and programmable logic controllers (PLC). Through a very practical approach, readers will learn specific programming languages related to each technology including G code and ladder logic. And it is sure to be found useful by electrical, industrial, mechanical and/or manufacturing engineering technology undergraduate students, in addition to anyone in industry interested in learning about programmable automation and developing the corresponding programming skills. Content: Front Matter • Preface • Table of Contents 1. Introduction to Programmable Automation 2. Automation Justification and Productivity Concepts 3. Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (CNC) 4. CNC Programming 5. CNC Simulation Software 6. Introduction to Robotics Technology 7. Robot Programming 8. Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) 9. Programming PLCs 10. Automated Workstations and Work Cells Index
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Kandrakota is a village in Peddapuram Mandal in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, India.