People and Training - Safety Training

Three ways integrated design can improve a future food manufacturing facility

The food safety quality for a future facility depends on whether the people designing and... » more

Operational applications for monitoring plant assets

Emerson Automation Solutions' Plantweb Insight is a family of operational applications designed to...

Control Engineering Salary and Career Survey, 2017

Control Engineering salary and career survey research shows an average salary of $96,045 in 2017,... » more

Engineering advice: Get life-long education, consider workplace strategies

Control Engineering career and salary survey advice is offered by those taking the survey.... » more

Robotic safety: What you don't know

With robotic safety, what you don’t know CAN hurt you. Get what you need to know about robotic... » more

Webcast Series: The 2017 Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a transformational strategy that is revolutionizing...

Webcast Series: Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) in the Modern Era

ERP is a suite of applications for the integrated management of core business processes, from...

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, May 8-14: Prescriptive maintenance, Product of the Year, reliability program pillars, more

Articles about prescriptive maintenance, the 2016 Product of the Year winners, reliability program... » 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: How to fix your maintenance...

This white paper explains how collecting and analyzing asset data... » more

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Videos

Top 4 mistakes made when precision balancing

Tom Hoenig of GTI Predictive Technology discusses...

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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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