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Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: September 19-25: Leaders Under 40, IIoT success, bolted joint best practices, more

Articles about the Engineering Leaders Under 40, 5 steps to IIoT success, bolted joint best... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: September 12-18: Leaders Under 40, sensors driving intelligence, preventive maintenance issues, more

Articles about the Engineering Leaders Under 40, sensors driving intelligence to maintenance, three... » more

2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40

The 2016 honorees share a common profession, but they have uncommon skills and interests. Read...

‘The possibilities are endless’

Phoenix Contact president Jack Nehlig seeing the pieces come together. » more

IMTS returns to Chicago for 2016

Largest North American manufacturing show features 2,000 exhibitors. » more

Touch monitor series for industrial applications

Advantech's IDS31 industrial touch monitor series with flexible mechanical design ranges is ideal... » more

Machine vision devices in high I/O applications

The BitBox is controlled solely by a BitFlow frame grabber, using the same API, driver and manual. » more

Family of cordless tools

LiveWire™, a family of cordless tools, provides real-time wireless capabilities in demanding... » more

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Overview

Part 1 of the Motors and Drives Series describes key terminology surrounding motors and differences between general motor types, including: ac induction motors, dc motors, servo systems, and stepper motors.

AC Induction Motor--How It Works

Part 2 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard ac motor; a standard squirrel cage motor is highlighted.

DC Motor--Advantages and Disadvantages

Part 3 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard dc motor.

Stepper Motor--Advantages and Disadvantages

Part 4 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard stepper motor.

Servo Motors--Advantages and Disadvantages

Part 5 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard servo motor.

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White Papers

SPONSORED White Paper: The Top 8 Reasons to Choose...

Aging electrical infrastructure is an increasingly common issue.... » more

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Videos

Tailored, individualized production becoming the norm

Interview with Rod Emery, VP of RedViking,... » more

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Poll of the Week

How will your plant implement the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategies in 2016?
We already are using these on our plant floor and plan to expand
We are just implementing our first IIoT strategies
We are still evaluating IIoT strategies
We have no plans to implement IIoT strategies
We don't know about IIoT


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