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Electronic motion control, then and now
Electronic motion control, then and now

Automation tales in motion: Great changes have taken place in motion control systems over the past 60 years. From proprietary, “black-box” controllers and early analog drives, electronic advancements have led to today’s largely automated controls that rely on digital signal processors, accurate motor models...Read More

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Electric motors’ influence on motion control
Electric motors’ influence on motion control

Motor design and motion control: Earliest electric motor designs reach back 150 years. While motor principles have changed little over time, much has changed in how motors are manufactured and... Read More

More motion developments, last 20 years
More motion developments, last 20 years

Various motor control and motion control developments were covered in the main article “Electronic motion control, then and now,” appearing in Control Engineering’s 60th anniversary issue, September... Read More

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Motion control from the archives
Motion control from the archives

This motion control product and technology roundup looks at motor, motion, and drives developments from 60 years ago through 2008, with more than 20 historical images. Original wording of excerpts... Read More

Compendium of references for electronic motion control
Compendium of references for electronic motion control

See motion control, motor control article series references, additional motors, drives, and motion control discussion, and 6 more images from the Control Engineering archives.Read More

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