People and Training - Safety Training

When engineering a culture of service excellence, demonstrate the message

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

Pitching yourself and presenting your ideas effectively

Based upon a “classic” from the SWE Learning Center webinar series, timeless insights on how to... » more

Evolving physical security trends

Physical security technologies are trending toward IP-based video surveillance and access control... » more

AMT, Hannover forge strong partnership

Peter Eelman, vice president of exhibitions and communications for AMT, discusses the importance of... » more

System integration conference for education, best practices development

The CSIA 2016 Executive Conference will feature more than a dozen educational sessions, a best... » more

Apps for Engineers: Mobile apps for codes and standards

Codes and standards mobile applications have potential to help engineers do their jobs better. CFE... » more

The three R’s: Repair, replace, or retrofit

Deciding whether to repair, replace, or retrofit an asset within a plant depends on business goals... » more

Protecting FPSOs from arc flash

At a large floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO), managers have found a way to... » 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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Videos

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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