DM-2200 microstepping drives operate up to 32 drives via a single RS-232 serial line or over an available DeviceNet(reg) network interface. The drives are UL-recognized and CE-certified. APImate(TM) software also helps simplify set-up and programming. Brochure provides design data for motor/drive packages up to 1,200 oz-inches of holding torque.
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A Tokyo company, Miraisens Inc., has unveiled a device that allows users to move virtual 3D objects around and "feel" them via a vibration sensor. The device has many applications within the gaming, medical, and 3D-printing industries.
In the last few years, use of CFD in building design has increased manifolds. Computational
fluid dynamics is effective in analyzing the flow and thermal properties of air within spaces. It can be used in buildings to find the best measures for comfortable temperature at low energy use.
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