Books for success in the process automation industry

Covering the world of automation, instrumentation and control, these industry books available from ISA are authoritative, thorough, and written and reviewed by experts. See the extensive array of books selected by our Editors and available through ControlGlobal.com that are designed to help students, professionals and practitioners succeed with today's automation challenges.

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The author explains a strategy for measuring and improving automation system performance for the ultimate goal—the bottom line, and provides case studies of how such a strategy was implemented in three process manufacturing organizations. The author brings over 30 years of industry experience, education, and research together in this unprecedented work.

Bungee Jumping & Cocoons: The Dual Nature of the Industrial Marketplace
This book sheds some light on how to get beyond the crossroads we are seemingly at - in terms of industrial maturity, economic transition, and societal metamorphosis. Venture into this dual world of extreme fantasy adventures and isolation and be prepared to alter the way you think about the future. But first, you must take the headlong leap into the abyss – the bungee jump.

Calibration: A Technician's Guide
This comprehensive review of calibration provides an excellent foundation for understanding principles and applications of the most frequently performed tasks of a technician. Topics addressed include terminology, bench vs. field calibration, loop vs. individual instrument calibration, instrument classification systems, documentation, and specific calibration techniques for temperature, pressure, level, flow, final control, and analytical instrumentation.

Cascading Logic: A Machine Control Methodology for Programmable Logic Controllers
Learn how to create a functional machine control program for industrial equipment that is sequential in nature. This book is intended to provide you with the confidence you need to reach decisions and move forward with certainty that the program is performing as intended without odd combinations of logic causing unintentional actions.

CCST Study Guide Level I
Designed for technicians, the CCST Study Guide provides assistance in preparing for ISA’s CCST Level I Exam. Divided into four domains (calibration, loop checking, trouble-shooting, start-up), the study guide parallels the structure of the exam. Each domain addresses a number of procedures that are essential in order to perform a specific activity.

CCST Study Guide Level II
The Level II Study Guide provides a selective, representative sample of questions like those that make up the Level III CCST examination. This guide includes questions and answers that reflect the difficulty of the Level II exam. The questions are divided into the seven performance domains covered on the exam: calibration, loop checking, troubleshooting, start-up, maintenance/repair, project organization, and administration.

CCST Study Guide Level III
The Level III Study Guide provides a selective, representative sample of questions like those that make up the Level III CCST® examination. This guide includes questions and answers that reflect the difficulty of the Level III exam. The questions are divided into the seven performance domains covered on the exam: calibration, loop checking, troubleshooting, start-up, maintenance/repair, project organization, and administration.

Certified Automation Professional (CAP) Study Guide
The CAP Study Guide is a comprehensive self-study resource for the Certified Automation Professional (CAP) Certification Exam. The Study Guide contains a list of the CAP domains and tasks, 50 review questions and answers complete with justifications. References that were used for each study guide question is also provided with the question.

Certified Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (CIMM) Study Guide
The CIMM Study Guide is a comprehensive self-study resource for the Certified Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (CIMM) Certification Exam. The Study Guide contains a list of the CIMM domains and tasks, 50 review questions and answers complete with justifications. References that were used for each study guide question is also provided with the question.

Condensed Handbook of Measurement and Control, 2nd Edition
Selecting and implementing measurement and control devices for process automation applications is made easier with this best-selling reference. Newly updated, this clear and concise handbook provides quick access to ISA symbology, instrument and control valve selection criteria, and conversion guidelines, with new sections on analyzers, programmable electronic systems, alarm and trip systems, control centers, enclosures, and engineering documentation.

Control of Boilers, 2nd Edition

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