Permanent Magnet Motors in Direct-Drive Applications
Features 1/11/2011 Post a comment Cooling towers are common systems design applications for a variety of facilities. Investigating such an application helps clarify how recent advances in motor technology allow for replacement of the gearbox, NEMA motor, driveshaft, and disc couplings with a permanent magnet motor.
In many engineering workplaces, there’s a generational conflict between recent engineering graduates and older, more experienced engineers. However, a recent study published in the psychology journal Cognition suggests that both may have something to learn from another group: 4 year olds.
Conventional wisdom holds that MIT, Cal Tech, and Stanford are three of the country’s best undergraduate engineering schools. Unfortunately, when conventional wisdom visits the topic of best engineering schools, it too often leaves out some of the most distinguished programs that don’t happen to offer PhD-level degrees.
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