Building Blocks of IEC 61131-3.- Variables, Data Types and Common Elements.- The Programming Languages of IEC 61131-3.- Standardised PLC Functionality.- State-of-the-Art PLC Configuration.- Innovative PLC Programming Systems.- Main Advantages of IEC 61131-3.- Programming by Configuring with IEC 61499.- of CD-ROM and DVD.
From the reviews of the first edition:"This book provides a comprehensive introduction to IEC61131-3, the new International Electrotechnical Commission standard governing the concepts and programming languages for industrial control systems. ... Through its coverage of the subject, this superb reference text will be invaluable to PLC experts and students alike." (Assembly Automation, Vol. 22 (1), 2002)