Plant Engineering most-viewed mechanical engineering articles in 2023

Read the best articles about mechanical engineering including robots improving efficiency, flyback diodes, bearings and more.

By Chris Vavra August 28, 2023
Courtesy: Boston Dynamics

Plant Engineering’s top 5 articles online about mechanical engineering posted over the last year covered robots improving efficiency, flyback diodes, bearings and more.

1. How working with robots helps a team increase efficiency

Incorporating robots into daily routines has surprising impacts on the teams’ day-to-day work at a semiconductor manufacturing facility.

2. Considerations for choosing the right flyback diode and rating

There are several important considerations when selecting flyback diodes that can make the difference in reliable design and extending the life span of the system.

3. Bearings, bearings, bearings… the world runs on bearings

To support overall bearing maintenance, addressing careless work habits goes a long way.

4. Leveraging the future of compressed air through automation

Automated, remote and integrated monitoring of systems and machines all play a role in the efficient “smart plant” and automating compressed air systems through remote monitoring plays a key role

5. Maintenance and management strategies for better-performing electric motors

Developing a strong motor maintenance strategy can provide companies with many benefits long-term as it reduces downtime and can help companies avoid large repair or replacement costs.

Author Bio: Chris Vavra is senior editor for WTWH Media LLC.