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Design Center: Motor Drives, Robotics & Controls

 



 

 

Design Center: Motor Drives, Robotics & Controls

June 2017
With more electronics in the vehicles than ever before, we’re seeing the industry move from a basic set of electronics applications, with some automation for safety and road assistance, to high and full automation and complete comfort driving. To make this work, the transportation industry is capitalizing
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06/28/2017
How to Program Slew Rate?

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Figure 1: Typical battery voltage profile for “cold crank”

Slew rate is defined as rate of change of voltage or current in a period of time.  It is a frequently used term in operational amplifier specifications, but it also applicable when discussing programmable power supplies. When performing repetitive production testing on say a vehicle engine management
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06/28/2017
Murata’s IRQ DC-DC Converters Deliver Leading Reliability for Railway & Industrial Applications

Murata’s IRQ DC-DC Converters Deliver Leading Reliability for Railway & Industrial Applications

Murata is introducing the first in a series of encapsulated DC-DC converters designed specifically for industrial and railway applications from Murata Power Solutions. The IRQ series delivers the latest technology in fixed frequency power conversion available in the industry. The advanced electrical and mechanical
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06/28/2017

Direct drive motor offers precision valve control
Vista, Calif. – Sensata Technologies announced the release of the new Limited Angle Torque (LAT) Motor, BEI Kimco model LAT22-18, for motorized valve control. This low cost, direct drive motor can be integrated into a valve assembly for thermostat control as well as fuel metering, air intake shut
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06/27/2017
Glassman announces new, highest power unit: GX Series 25kW to 200kW Regulated High Voltage DC Power Supplies boast fast response with low ripple and noise

480VAC 3 phase/380VAC/415VAC input; front panel digital control or analogue remote interface; CE Compliant

Glassman Europe has announced a new range of programmable, DC regulated power supplies, the GX Series, its most powerful to date.  The GX Series is a highly-specified family of 25kW to 200kW fast response, air insulated power supplies, boasting tight regulation combined with low ripple and noise. 
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06/22/2017
New Traco Power - DC/DC Converter Series

TDN Series: 1-5 Watt DC/DC converters in most compact cubical package

These fully regulated
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06/20/2017
Powerbox reveals its high reliability power solution for subsea applications

Powerbox reveals its high reliability power solution for subsea applications

Powerbox, one of Europe’s largest power supply companies and a leading force for four decades in optimizing power solutions for demanding applications, has announced a new technology platform to power industrial applications requiring high reliability and resilience in extreme environments. Designed to power
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06/16/2017
KEMET, a leading supplier of electronic components, has introduced the industry’s first COTS grade polymer electrolytic capacitor with a 1,000-hour life test option. The new option, also known as the “Biased Humidity Test,” provides capacitors qualified at 85 degrees Celsius with 85% relative humidity
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06/15/2017
Angle sensors:TMR angle sensor with digital output

TMR angle sensor TAD2141 with digital output

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Date:
06/13/2017
Angle Sensor Offers a Guaranteed Accuracy of Â0.2°
World's highest accuracy of angle error* of just ±0.05° Guaranteed accuracy of angle error** of ±0.2°over lifetime to meet the performance requirements for automotive applications Low calibration
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06/13/2017
The Main Causes of Power Supply Failure â€

The CoolX 600 Series fanless power supply offers very high input and surge-withstand built in.

Power supplies are the underpinning of any electronic system. This article presents the five main reasons power supplies fail. It also describes the necessary precautions design engineers should take to avoid systems failures. The article is based on data spanning all markets and
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Date:
06/11/2017
Tailor made solutions in capacitor markets

Performance Inverters used in Railway Applications

More and more customers in different markets require customized solutions for power electronic capacitors. Last generation of high performance inverters used in Railway, (See Figure 1) Renewable Energy, Heavy Industry applications, to name a few, need more and more customized capacitors to satisfy their
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Date:
06/11/2017
Controlling high-speed motors with an FPGA

An FPGA-based motor control system (Source: Altera)

The increasing use of electric motors spinning at up to 100,000 rpm, in applications ranging from electric turbochargers to surgical instruments, is creating new challenges in the design of control circuits. The IGBT switches used in many power converters cannot switch quickly or efficiently enough
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Date:
06/11/2017
Smart Building energy disaggregation Submeter with LEM Split-core CT (ATO)

LEM ATO split core current transformers

Industrial companies, factories, multi-tenant commercial and residential building owners install submetering equipment for the purpose of real-time in-house metering. This allows for accurate allocation of costs, calculation of internal billing and enables the implementation of new energy efficiency
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Date:
06/10/2017
Thermistor Delivers Current to 6.0 A and Energy Ratings to 40 J
CARSON CITY, Nev. — June 7, 2017 —Ametherm today announced a new circuit protection thermistor that offers the industry's smallest diameter for a UL-approved device with a maximum continuous current rating of 6.0 A and energy rating of 40 J. Previously, designers had to rely on
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Date:
06/07/2017
  It is with great pleasure that we are announcing the appointment of Ally Winning as European Editor, PSD.
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Date:
06/03/2017

 



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