Making Digital Audio Measurements on Devices that have Incompatible Logic Levels
Agilent Demands on faster, smaller and more energy efficient digital audio devices have driven the need for devices from operating at the traditional 5 V to core voltage levels of well below 1 V. These low voltages and the variety of different voltages in use between devices can result in interface compatibility problems as well as measurement issues. Read this application note and learn more about the potential issues.
White paper: Firefighting Humanoid Robot
maxon precision motors With funding from the U.S. Navy Research Laboratory, Virginia Tech’s RoMeLa laboratory is designing and building their Shipboard Autonomous Fire Fighting Robot, or SAFFiR.
Product Catalog: ESCON 36/3 EC
maxon precision motors Maxi in the matter of performance, control properties, and range of functions. Mini as far as price, size, and commissioning are concerned.
Product Catalog: Maxon motor launches configurable DC drives
maxon precision motors When combined together, the maxon DCX, GPX and ENX form a high-precision, robust drive system ideal for any application from aerospace to medical to robotics. In fact anywhere that requires a compact, powerful, quiet and strong drive system. With just a few clicks of the mouse, it is possible to configure a powerful DCX drive with reliable and a fast delivery. In addition, detailed product data may be viewed immediately online and 3D CAD data for the configuration is available for downloading.
Product Catalog: High-speed Synchronization with EPOS3 70/10 EtherCAT
maxon precision motors The digital positioning controller EPOS3 70/10 EtherCAT meets the highest demands in real-time positioning of synchronized multi-axis systems. Extremely compact in size, the EPOS3 possesses a wide nominal power supply voltage range from 11 to 70 VDC and delivers a continuous output current of 10 A, during acceleration and deceleration even up to 25 A. Designed for DC brushed and brushless motors with a power range up to 700 Watts.
White paper: Human-Like Bipedal Walking Robot
maxon precision motors In the world of robotics engineering there are two primary ways to view how a robot walks. Either the robot has to be quasi-statically stable at every moment of movement, or it can walk like a human in a more dynamic manner, where if it stopped half-way through a step it would fall over. The real trick has always been keeping a dynamically walking robot upright.
Product Catalog: The RE 30 EB 15 W maxon DC motor for fine rotary motions
maxon precision motors maxon windings and precious metal brushes generate higher torque. Haptic applications are well known in medical engineering, robotics, and aeronautics. For example: An active helicopter sidestick generates forces that provide tactile feedback to the pilot of a conventional system. Such applications require a special drive. maxon's ironless winding and precious metal commutation were predestined for these requirements.
White paper: Materials Matter: Read up on resin selection
Proto Labs This enlightening white paper guides you in the often daunting task of determining performance parameters of different thermoplastic materials, and selecting the best resin for your application. Get expert advice in this free white paper.
White Paper: Comparison of Interface Pressure Measurement Options
Tekscan Measuring the forces between two surfaces is critical in solving key problems faced by engineers. This white paper examines three types of interface pressure sensing technology: load cells, pressure indicating film, and tactile pressure sensors. The strengths & limitations of each technology are analyzed, as well as their influence on a variety of real-world applications. These measurements provide engineers & researchers with valuable data to enhance product quality, design, and efficiency.
Materials Engineering Key to Heat Transfer in LED Assembly
Fabrico While LED modules can offer significant benefits over filament and fluorescent lighting, decreased brightness, changes in color, and shortened life can result, unless careful consideration is given to the selection and use of materials in dissipating the heat produced by the LEDs.
Samsung's Galaxy line of smartphones used to fare quite well in the repairability department, but last year's flagship S5 model took a tumble, scoring a meh-inducing 5/10. Will the newly redesigned S6 lead us back into star-studded territory, or will we sink further into the depths of a repairability black hole?
In 2003, the world contained just over 500 million Internet-connected devices. By 2010, this figure had risen to 12.5 billion connected objects, almost six devices per individual with access to the Internet. Now, as we move into 2015, the number of connected 'things' is expected to reach 25 billion, ultimately edging toward 50 billion by the end of the decade.
NASA engineer Brian Trease studied abroad in Japan as a high school student and used to fold fast-food wrappers into cranes using origami techniques he learned in library books. Inspired by this, he began to imagine that origami could be applied to building spacecraft components, particularly solar panels that could one day send solar power from space to be used on earth.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.