Kevin C. Craig


IIoT, Industrie 4.0 January 1, 2011

Mechatronics: You can’t just say a system is reliable

Here's why understanding the physics of failure and having a systems approach are essential to modern engineering. As we become more dependent on complex mechatronic systems, it is insufficient to understand just how they work; we must also understand how they fail. Fault-tolerant system design has become ...

By Kevin C. Craig
PLM, Control Design December 7, 2010

Mechatronics: PLM, Mechatronics

Product lifecycle management enables the mechatronic design philosophy.

By Kevin C. Craig
Mechatronics and Motion Control November 19, 2010

Mechatronics: Trajectory planning with electronic cams

Is the mechanical engineer or the electrical engineer most responsible for understanding motion? Electronic cams can help mechatronic designs.

By Kevin C. Craig
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