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Engineers: Be disruptive in thinking, innovation

To really move head of the pack in engineering, encourage disruptive thinking. A lot is gained by... » more

When engineering a culture of service excellence, demonstrate the message

Engineering firms need to “inculturate” service excellence into their organizations by... » more

Recommended practice for motor repair re-approved as ANSI standard

Standard outlines practices to be followed to maintain motor reliability and efficiency.  » more

Cool facts about cooling electric motors

Whether it's an old or new design, the process of lowering motor temperatures is based on same... » more

Protecting the ‘smarts” in industrial smart meters

Circuit protection is crucial for the new wave of value-added devices. » more

Figures don’t lie: Be honest about your OEE score

Brutal honesty needed to properly manage, evaluate overall equipment effectiveness. » more

The value of VSDs in improving efficiency

The injection molding industry shows how valuable variable frequency drives can be in reducing... » 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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Penny Pritzker on Hannover Messe

U.S. Commerce Secretary talks about Hannover... » more

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How will your plant implement the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategies in 2016?
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How Equipment Reliability Delivers Profits

Reliability programs are now standard business practice in companies that rely heavily on machines, equipment, and other physical assets. But, in today’s lean economy, companies have fewer resources...

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