Explores the components of automationAutomation is a process to perform controlled activities with minimal human assistance. A lot of research is being carried out in this field. Students are also opting for research and studies in automation. The objective of this book is to explain the role of industrial automation. This book will help engineering students to understand the basic concepts of industrial automation. The unique feature of this book is the inclusion of multiple-choice questions to help prepare students for competitive exams and interviews. Automation has grown into a vast field and this book will be helpful to understand it comprehensively.KEY FEATURES-The book provides basic concepts of industrial automation-It is beneficial for engineering students having interest in the field of automation-The unique feature of this book is the inclusion of multiple-choice questions to help prepare students for competitive exams and interviews.-It covers the roles of SCADA and PLC in automation WHAT WILL YOU LEARN-SCADA and its application in Industrial Automation-Supervisory and Control Functions-SCADA Communication Network-Human Machine Interface-SCADA in EMS-Programmable Logic Controller-Automation Software-Field Instrumentation Device-Utility Information SystemWHO THIS BOOK IS FOREngineering students having research interests in the field of automation.