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Content tagged with Automation & Motion Control posted in October 2005
Application-Specific Sensors
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Special applications drive sensor advancements
Unlocking the Potential of MEMS
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The most exciting applications for micro-electromechanical systems still lie ahead, predicts an industry leader in MEMS research
Fluid Power
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Best of the Engineering Marketplace
Caveat Emptor!
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Motion Control
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Best of the Engineering Marketplace
Re-wiring the Body
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To move his prosthetic arm, Jesse Sullivan merely thinks. Nature's own wiring and a digital limb do the rest.
When a COTS Might Not Do
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Sometimes you have to specialize, sometimes you don't
Rotary and Linear Motion
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Increased performance comes in many forms
Fluid Power
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Hydraulic Fans Cool Diesels
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Systems increase efficiency, location options
Combining FEA and CFD
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Linking finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamic shows interactions between fluids and structures
New and Notable Product Design
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Mention networks and most people immediately think of computers or cell phones. Here are five products with networks that may not be as familiar as the Internet or Bluetooth.
NASA Program Finds Fix for Motor Problem
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Space agency brings hi-tech to the everyday
Two Fans Better than One
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Car blower combines approaches for steady hp gain




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