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Design Center: Motor Drives, Robotics & Controls

 



 

 

Design Center: Motor Drives, Robotics & Controls

July 2014
Papers on power electronics and their applications are welcomed at the Call for Papers for the PCIM Europe 2015 Conference, which is now open. The submission deadline is 15 October 2014. PCIM Europe is one of the most leading events combining a user-oriented international conference and exhibition
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07/30/2014
BEI Kimco's latest DC motors boost battery life with operational efficiencies over 90%

BEI High Torque Density Brushless DC Motor

Electrically powered unmanned aerial vehicles, remotely operated vehicles and autonomous vehicles offer a number of advantages over conventional fossil fuel, including reduced carbon footprint, noise, and emissions. As a result, the number of electric vehicles (EVs) is growing in industries ranging from military
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07/28/2014
In robotized production lines, where overall efficiency control is absolutely crucial in ensuring that right product is produced not only in great quantities but also with tip-top quality at a fast rate, it is very important to have optimal control of running complex plant systems, where raw materials straight
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07/27/2014

Concerns over climate changes due to carbon emissions have resulted in the increasing application of power electronic inverters in both renewable energy applications and in energy efficient motor drives.  Safe and reliable operation of these systems requires that the power electronic circuits connected
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07/25/2014
Thomas Parker built the first production electric car in London in the late 1800’s. Electric cars were very popular in the early 1900’s but this did not last very long thanks to infrastructure and technological developments (Due to better roads, cars were now required to go longer distances and gasoline
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07/25/2014
The PCIM South America 2014 international conference and exhibition for power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energy and energy management will take place on the 14th and 15th of October in Sao Paulo. The focus is on technology trends for power electronic components and systems and the special requirements
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07/23/2014
The analysis of the PCIM Europe 2014 has confirmed the high quality of the event with satisfied exhibitors and trade visitors. On the three days of the exhibition, a total of 8,006 trade visitors (40% international) took the opportunity to inform themselves about power electronics. Thanks to the exhibitor variety
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07/22/2014
Thyristor stack controllers suit easy retrofitting

Thyristor stack controller from Sprint Electric used in a hot rolling mill

Sprint Electric presents an external thyristor stack controller called the PLXD. Thyristor stack controllers are ideal for controlling DC 6 pulse or 12 pulse, 2 Quadrant or 4 Quadrant thyristor power stacks. A thyristor stack controller is used together with an external thyristor power stack when a modular drive
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07/14/2014
Renesas Electronics Europe, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced two motor control reference platforms designed to drive any 3-phase permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSM), also called Brushless AC motors. They enable engineers to reduce or even eliminate the time they would
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07/08/2014
Avago Technologies' reflective optical encoders suit low power systems

AEDR-87xx 3-channel reflective optical encoder devices

Avago Technologies, a leading supplier of analog interface components for wireless, wireline, and industrial applications, today announced a series of 3-channel reflective optical encoder devices, the AEDR-87xx. The devices are ideal for use in low power miniaturized motion control
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07/07/2014
In recent years the development of information technology, artificial intelligence, sensor techniques and mobile-robot technology has led to intelligent systems being applied to smaller household appliances. One of the most representative products of this trend is the robot vacuum. Since the launch of the very
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07/05/2014
Teledyne LeCroy's latest 8-Channel 12-bit 1GHz-bandwidth oscilloscope offers HD4096 technology

The HDO8000 is ideal for high-power three-phase power electronics system analysis

Teledyne LeCroy announced the HDO8000 oscilloscope product line with 8 analog input channels, 12-bits of vertical resolution utilizing Teledyne LeCroy’s HD4096 technology, and up to 1 GHz of bandwidth. The HDO8000 oscilloscopes have maximum performance, going further (8 channels), with finer resolution (12-bits)
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07/04/2014
TRINAMIC's development kit for popular stepper motors touts intuitiveness

TMCM-1043-KIT development system

TRINAMIC Motion Control, a leading global developer of motor and motion control technologies, announced immediate availability of the TMCM-1043-KIT development system. Designed for Trinamic’s highly integrated, NEMA 17-compatible TMCM-1043 stepDancer™ stepper motor module, the new development kit offers
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07/02/2014
Heinz Oyrer of ams on magnetic position sensors

Heinz Oyrer of ams

In this PSDcast Heinz Oyrer of ams talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the role magnetic position sensors play in energy efficiency in motorized systems. Position error costs both accuracy and efficiency, and proper position sensing not only increases those things but also adds functionality
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07/02/2014

 



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