I invite you to spend a bit of time exploring my site, created for those of you interested in acquiring the skills for a successful career in the fields of industrial automation, electronics, and motion control.  Here you'll find books, learning resources, and visual aids that cater to both new and seasoned industrial technicians.

All of my books; available for purchase directly from Amazon or as a PDF download, have been developed with a focus on intuitive and logical learning.   I present concepts that build, step-by-step, upon earlier learned topics, examples, and illustrations.  Whatever your current skill-level, it's my hope that these books will provide a valuable bridge in reaching proficiency in the rewarding field of industrial automation and programming.

To this end, I wish you every success in your endeavors!

RSLogix 5000 - ControlLogix Basics:

Teaches the essential concepts and skills needed for using RSLogix 5000 programming software to build a ControlLogix project.  It has been written specifically to help those already familiar with PLC logic programming, but who are transitioning into more powerful PAC control systems.  It addresses key elements of PAC project structure and program development; in logical steps that help you become proficient when installing and working with ControlLogix or CompactLogix applications.


"RSLogix 5000 - Understanding ControlLogix Basics, is an excellent book presenting the fundamentals of the ControlLogix PLC platform.  Whether you are an entry level engineer or have past PLC-5 or SLC 500 experience, this book does a great job presenting the features of the Logix 5000 family.  Numerous programming software screen shots found throughout the book serve to enhance the written text.  This is a must read for a technician or engineer working with Logix 5000 PLC's."

Rich Raso
Control Technology International