Electrical engineer offers advice on mechatronic systems

08/11/2010 | DesignWorldOnline.com

In this article, Dan Throne, sales manager for Electric Drives and Controls, offers tips to mechanical engineers from an electrical-engineering perspective. He asks mechanical engineers to consider the electrical perspective during the mechatronic-design process to avoid building in inefficiencies and unnecessary complexity and offers a few tips: Directly couple the motor to the load, use electronic gearing and camming, and incorporate energy-efficient technology. "Every electromechanical system should perform its designed function with the minimal use of energy, motion and components required to get the job done," writes Throne.

View Full Article in:

DesignWorldOnline.com

Published in Brief: