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Tool developed to detect website security breaches

A tool has been designed by researchers at the University of California San Diego to detect when... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Feb. 12-18

Overlooked ASHRAE requirements, designing backup power systems, changes to NEC, simplifying... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, Feb. 12-18

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Decommissioning paint shops: Three areas to watch

Consider environment, utility and safety issues when making your plan. » more

Reducing the human attack surface

Humans are the weak link when it comes to cybersecurity and have a wide potential attack surface... » more

Alarm management: 6 hazards, 4 strategies

Alarm management in an IIoT world: Correlation and classification of industrial process control... » more

Virtual Reality Simulator

The Virtual Reality Simulator allows the user to enter a simulated warehousing environment...

Narrowing the field for surge protection

SPD technology offers flexible solutions for process applications. » 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

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Videos

Top 4 mistakes made when precision balancing

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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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