Midwest Motion Products (www.midwestmotion.com) has introduced a dc servo motor that comes with a 3 V/Krpm analog Tachometer to provide positive, linear feedback signal for closed-loop servo applications at a rate of 3V dc per 1,000 rpm of rotation. Measuring 2.14 inches diameter by 5.96 inches long, the motor is rated for 30 oz-inch of continuous torque and 180 oz-inch peak. In addition, it is capable of delivering 80W of continuous output power at 5,000 rpm.
A bold, gold, open-air coupe may not be the ticket to automotive nirvana for every consumer, but Lexus’ LF-C2 concept car certainly turned heads at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show. What’s more, it may provide a glimpse of the luxury automaker’s future.
The complexity of diesel engines means optimizing their performance requires a large amount of experimentation. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a very useful and intuitive tool in this, and cold flow analysis using CFD is an ideal approach to study the flow characteristics without going into the details of chemical reactions occurring during the combustion.
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