Energy Saving and Automation

Sunday, October 30, 2011

In an era where energy costs have become a focus of attention, many people have authored articles with reducing energy as their theme.  Saving money is always a…

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What is Control – Part 2

Sunday, October 23, 2011

While considering the nature of control we tend to focus on the two big issues; hardware and software.  This is very understandable since hardware selection has a lot…

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What is Control?

Saturday, October 15, 2011

‘Control’ is a term for the use of binary calculation methods to execute a process or task.  I suspect it is as ambiguous a term as ‘mechatronics’.  I…

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Servo Tuning

Sunday, October 9, 2011

There are many opinions about servo tuning.  Every engineer who has ever worked with servo motors has experienced the difficult process of tuning the motor.  The difficulty is…

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More Measurement and Motion

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

For all the measurement technology we have available there are some elements of motion control that are generally missing.  We have laser interferometer measuring tools that are accurate…

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