People and Training - Safety Training

Electronic voiceprint technology designed to improve network security

Researchers have developed an approach using an electronic voiceprint to improve network security... » more

Preparing for an incident response

Preparation and planning are essential to an organization’s ability to detect issues, minimize... » more

Technology changes promise “to reinvigorate manufacturing”

Siemens USA CEO offers a personal perspective on the manufacturing industry at Hannover Messe... » more

Manufacturing organizations need a succession plan

Engineering and IT insight for career succession planning: Manufacturing companies need to have... » more

Strange days, indeed, as Hannover Messe gets started

Hannover Messe 2016 has had some unexpected challenges with weather, transit, and security as the... » more

Pedestal platforms

Insta-rack pedestal platforms provide safe access to the tops of single-dome tank/bulk trucks,... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, April 18-24: Bridging the skills gap, 2016 Maintenance Study, deferred maintenance, more

Articles about bridging the skills gap, the 2016 Maintenance Study, deferred maintenance and risk... » more

Obama sees trade deals ready to move forward

President Obama discussed globalization and free trade at a joint press conference prior to the... » 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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SPONSORED White Paper: The Top 8 Reasons to Choose...

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

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Penny Pritzker on Hannover Messe

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