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Precise motion control gives famous vessel new life
Precise motion control gives famous vessel new life

A piece of Cold War history uses automation for precise control of its floating dry dock. Less expensive components and in-house engineering allowed for a more advanced system.Read More

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Integrate safety engineering into mechatronic design
Integrate safety engineering into mechatronic design

The study of mechatronics includes mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunication engineering, control engineering, and computer engineering. Adding safety engineering to... Read More

Selecting the right control chart
Selecting the right control chart

For real-time monitoring, a control chart is a statistical tool to analyze the past and predict the future. Choosing the wrong one from among hundreds increases the risk of errors. Advice follows on... Read More

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Using technology to improve automation recruiting, retention
Using technology to improve automation recruiting, retention

Hiring tips: Recruiting engineering talent is difficult. These tips can help recruit, hire, and retain engineering talent.Read More

University wins grant for motor research proposal
University wins grant for motor research proposal

The Electric Motor Education and Research Foundation (EMERF) named Texas A&M University as their 2013 grant recipient for their winning proposal to improve efficiency and power density in small... Read More

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“Apps for Engineers” is a free interactive directory of over 110 engineering-related mobile applications that were created by various companies, available on both Apple and Android platforms. The app helps users to do their jobs better and save time, providing a “pre-sort” of relevant mobile engineering applications loaded with various calculators, catalogs, file viewers, measurement tools, and more.
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Industrial matrix drive with reduced harmonics, power regeneration
Industrial matrix drive with reduced harmonics, power regeneration

Yaskawa's U1000 Industrial Matrix Drive has 9 bi-directional switches that are arranged in a matrix... Read More

Push buttons and signaling devices for harsh conditions
Push buttons and signaling devices for harsh conditions

Siemens' Sirius Act are of 22 mm IEC push buttons, indicator lights, and selector switches are... Read More

Laser contrast sensor with fixed background suppression
Laser contrast sensor with fixed background suppression

Banner Engineering's Q3X LD50 laser contrast sensor has fixed background suppression as well as... Read More

Process controller with touch-screen technology
Process controller with touch-screen technology

Watlow's F4T with Intuition temperature process controller is designed to provide intuitive... Read More

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