American Technical Publishers Inc. has released new training materials designed to introduce programmable logic controllers (PLCs) to technicians working in residential, commercial and industrial operations. Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers provides a solid foundation of PLC theory, applications, operation, installation, programming and troubleshooting.

The new book includes a CD-ROM, and combined with the available activities-based applications manual and component set, provides an effective and complete PLC training package.

The book provides practical information on PLCs, including large, detailed figures that correspond to text. Safety during installation, maintenance and troubleshoot is emphasized. Programming instruction allows learners to understand the information displayed on PLC screens and PC monitors during programming.

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