6. edition 2012, 553 pages
SIMATIC is the worldwide established automation system for implementing industrial
control systems for machines, manufacturing plants and industrial processes. Relevant
open-loop and closed-loop control tasks are formulated in various programming languages
with the programming software STEP 7.
Now in its sixth edition, this book gives an introduction into the latest version
of engineering software STEP 7 (basic version) . It describes elements and applications
of text-oriented programming languages statement list (STL) and structured control
language (SCL) for use with both SIMATIC S7-300 and SIMATIC S7-400, including the
new applications with PROFINET and for communication over industrial Ethernet. It
is aimed at all users of SIMATIC S7 controllers. First-time users are introduced
to the field of programmable controllers, while advanced users learn about specific
applications of the SIMATIC S7 automation system.
All programming examples found in the book - and even a few extra examples - are
available at the download area of the publisher's website.