programmable logic controller

A programmable electronic device used in industrial automation to provide logic and sequencing controls for machinery.

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  • Programmable logic controller — A programmable logic controller (PLC) or programmable controller is a digital computer used for automation of industrial processes, such as control of machinery on factory assembly lines. PLCs are used in many different industries and machines… …   Wikipedia

  • Programmable logic controller — Automate programmable industriel Pour les articles homonymes, voir API. Deux automates programmables Industriels leurs périphériques, m …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Programmable Logic Controller — Rack mit einer Speicherprogrammierbaren Steuerung Eine Speicherprogrammierbare Steuerung (SPS, engl. Programmable Logic Controller, PLC) ist eine Baugruppe, die zur Steuerung oder Regelung einer Maschine oder Anlage eingesetzt wird. In der Regel… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • programmable logic controller — noun → PLC1. Also, programmable controller …   Australian English dictionary

  • Programmable automation controller — A programmable automation controller (PAC) is a compact controller that combines the features and capabilities of a PC based control system with that of a typical programmable logic controller (PLC). Therefore, the PAC features not only… …   Wikipedia

  • Programmable logic device — A programmable logic device or PLD is an electronic component used to build reconfigurable digital circuits. Unlike a logic gate, which has a fixed function, a PLD has an undefined function at the time of manufacture. Before the PLD can be used… …   Wikipedia

  • Programmable controller — may be: * Programmable logic controller * Programmable automation controller * Programmable Interrupt Controller * Universal remote …   Wikipedia

  • Controller (computing) — In computing and especially in computer hardware, controller is a chip, an expansion card, or a stand alone device (usually called a control unit) that interfaces with a peripheral device. This may be a link between two parts of a computer (for… …   Wikipedia

  • Ladder logic — is a philosophy of drawing electrical logic schematics. It is now a graphical language very popular for programming Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). It was originally invented to describe logic made from relays. The name is based on the… …   Wikipedia

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