Video: Motor efficiency basics from Incremotion
Learn about motor efficiencies and trade-offs within motor design, as explained by Dan Jones, president, Incremotion, in a brief tutorial video. Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media, and Control Engineering, asks a few questions. 3:02 minutes
Learn about motor design, efficiency, and trade-offs. Electrical side of a motor brings in Volts and Amps and the mechanical side returns torque and speed. What are common motor and system design attributes that result in higher motor efficiency? Dan Jones, president, Incremotion, explains in a brief tutorial video. Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media, and Control Engineering, asks a few questions. 3:02 minutes
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey