Briefs: Software
Software Brings Movement to Linear Actuators

Linear actuator manufacturers have a history of strong mechanical design expertise, which is the core of any linear actuation;...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Strengthening Data Cabling for Next-Generation Motion Control Applications

The wide variety of industrial applications each independently calls for a level of robustness...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Novel, Solid-State Hybrid Ultracapacitor Battery

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center has developed a solid-state ultracapacitor with a unique combination of high...

INSIDER: Software
Drones Learn Autonomous Flying by Imitating Cars and Bikes

The algorithm DroNet allows drones to fly completely by themselves through the streets of a city and in indoor...

On-Demand Webinars: Motion Control
How to Specify & Size an Electromechanical Linear Actuator

Despite the performance improvement of control electronics and algorithms over the past decade to help mask deficiencies in linear actuator selection and application, it is still incumbent...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control
Electric Propulsion for Nanorobots

Scientists have developed a novel electric propulsion technology for nanorobots. Traditional nanobots take minutes to carry out actions,...

White Papers: Medical
Etched PTFE Medical Liners: Why Some Are Better Than Others

MedLite™ high precision etched PTFE Liners are now available through Parker. Extruded in a controlled production process, MedLite etched PTFE liners are extruded, etched, cut, and...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Solving Simulation Challenges with Statistical Methods

As design cycles tighten and engineering systems become more complex, companies are challenged to get the most out of their simulation and testing capabilities. There are a number of...

Question of the Week: Data Acquisition
Have you implemented Bluetooth- or Internet-enabled data logging?

This week's INSIDER featured a story about one company's transition to Internet-enabled data logging. The deployed system allowed the repair center’s users to remotely analyze a...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
New Force Gage Technology Offers Faster, Easier Alternative to Conventional Computer and Software-Based Force Measurement

Computers and software play a major role in force measurement and quality control. Whether in the engineering lab, quality...

News: Photonics/Optics
Inspired by Star Wars, BYU Researcher Floats 3D Images in Thin Air

A BYU professor and his team have found a way to take the 3D displays of science fiction and make them a...

White Papers: Medical
Designing User-Friendly, Portable, Force-Sensitive Medical Devices

Medical device design engineers face a noble yet challenging task: to design minimally-invasive treatment technologies that help patients live a normal life.

Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Sound-Off: Do You Data Log?

In an increasingly mobile world, manufacturers want to keep an eye on their facilities and equipment – no matter how far away they are from their...

On-Demand Webinars: Software
Nonlinear Structural Mechanics Modeling

In this webinar, we will analyze the nonlinear structural behavior of a complex system by making a series of assumptions about its geometry and physical behavior. The goal is to create a mathematical model...

On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement
Reliable Measurements for Smart Data Logging Systems

Datalogging is used in a wide variety of applications – from simple ad hoc lab bench measurements to sophisticated component test applications. Across the board, engineers are spending too...

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