QC3000 variable-speed ac motor drive for variable torque applications can be used in HVAC applications to control pumps and fans. The drive is available in a power range of 2 to 200 hp and input voltage ratings of 208, 240, 380, 415, 480, and 590V ac. QC3000 application guide examines modulation methods used to regulate air and fluid volumes: inlet guide vanes, outlet dampers, and throttling valves.
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Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
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.