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Fieldbus and Networking in Process Automation
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Sunit Kumar Sen (University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India)
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Fieldbus and Networking in Process Automation

Sunit Kumar Sen (University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India)


CRC Press Inc

Communications engineering & telecommunications;
Networking standards & protocols


461 pages

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Fieldbuses, particularly wireless fieldbuses, offer a multitude of benefits to process control and automation. Fieldbuses replace point-to-point technology with digital communication networks, offering increased data availability and easier configurability and interoperability.

Fieldbus and Networking in Process Automation discusses the newest fieldbuses on the market today, detailing their utilities, components and configurations, wiring and installation methods, commissioning, and safety aspects under hostile environmental conditions. This clear and concise text:

Considers the advantages and shortcomings of the most sought after fieldbuses, including HART, Foundation Fieldbus, and Profibus Presents an overview of data communication, networking, cabling, surge protection systems, and device connection techniques Provides comprehensive coverage of intrinsic safety essential to the process control, automation, and chemical industries Describes different wireless standards and their coexistence issues, as well as wireless sensor networks Examines the latest offerings in the wireless networking arena, such as WHART and ISA100.11a Offering a snapshot of the current state of the art, Fieldbus and Networking in Process Automation not only addresses aspects of integration, interoperability, operation, and automation pertaining to fieldbuses, but also encourages readers to explore potential applications in any given industrial environment.

By:   Sunit Kumar Sen (University of Calcutta Kolkata India)
Imprint:   CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 156mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   771g
ISBN:   9781466586765
ISBN 10:   1466586761
Pages:   461
Publication Date:   May 2014
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Primary ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Sunit Kumar Sen, Ph.D, member of IEEE and IETE, holds advanced degrees from St. Xaviers College and University of Calcutta, both in Kolkata, India. He is currently professor in the Department of Applied Physics, University of Calcutta and teaches courses on digital communication, industrial instrumentation, microprocessors, electrical networks, Fieldbus, etc. He was head of the Department of Applied Physics and University Science Instrumentation Centre from 2008-2010. Previously he was assistant manager, instrumentation (oprn.) for Bokaro Steel Plant, Jharkhand, India under Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL). He has already written two books-one on instrumentation, and another on microprocessors.

... The materials presented in the book will explore more details about the inherent characteristics and features of fieldbus. -Dr. N. P. Mahalik, California State University, Fresno, USA

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