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Sensors, Vision January 1, 1998

Connect to the Benefits of Digital Industrial Networks

More users, system integrators, and manufacturers of control hardware and software are realizing the benefits of digital networks at the sensor, device, and fieldbus levels.In this kickoff of the "Year of the Network" series, Control Engineering asked leaders associated with 12 major industrial networks to reveal growth projections, ideal applications, views on standards, and future out...

By Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering
Sensors, Vision January 1, 1998

Terminology in Motion

Motion control, as other technologies, has its fair share of special terms. Not all of them are rigorously defined; some require blending to suit the specific audience. Here's a sampling of some well-known and not-so-well-known terms.A motion control system typically consists of a controller to process motion algorithms and signals; an amplifier to boost signals to a level needed to p...

By Frank J. Bartos, executive editor
Sensors, Vision July 1, 1997

SERCOS-based cartoner improves flexibility & customer response

BUS OF THE MONTH

By Control Engineering Staff
Sensors, Vision June 1, 1997

Diagnostic capabilities accelerated with DeviceNet and PC Control

BUS OF THE MONTH: DeviceNet

By Control Engineering Staff
Sensors, Vision May 1, 1997

AS-i bus cuts cycle time in half for cleaning equipment manufacturer

BUS OF THE MONTH: AS-i Bus

By Control Engineering Staff
Sensors, Vision April 1, 1997

Matching servo amplifiers to brushless DC motors

A servo system consists of a number of elements (see diagram). One aspect of the system integration process involves matching the servo amplifier to the brushless dc motor. This may seem as simple as selecting the amplifier and motor from the same manufacturer.

By Terry Auchstetter
Sensors, Vision March 1, 1997

Profibus Provides Fast, Reliable Communications for Coal Mining

BUS OF THE MONTH: Profibus-DP

By Control Engineering Staff
Sensors, Vision January 1, 1997

Thanks to Interbus, Germany’s Transrapid Has a ‘Cool’ Journey

INTERBUS

By Control Engineering Staff
Sensors, Vision January 1, 1970

Control Engineering Highlights the 40 Best Products of 2000

Control Engineering editors— in the 14th annual process—highlighted the best products of the year, based on technological advancement, impact on the market, and service to industry.Editors selected from among thousands of products mentioned in Control Engineering and Control Engineering Online during year 2000, in nine product categories: Control components; Human-machine interface...

By Antonia E. McBride, and Control Engineering Staff
Sensors, Vision January 1, 1970

‘Power of Industry’ will propel Hannover Fair 2001

Hannover, Germany—Twenty-five halls will be "in play" to accommodate this year's edition of the "world's largest industrial technology trade show" on April 23-28, 2001. An extra benefit is the fairground's upgraded infrastructure, completed for Expo 2000, the World's Fair. Hannover Fair 2001 combines six "fairs" in its "Power of Industry" theme.

By Frank J. Bartos, Executive Editor, fbartos@cahners.com