Article - 26 Mar 2019
Piezoelectric materials, of which piezoceramic materials are a subset, are useful because they can generate an electrical charge from a physical force & mechanical deformation.
Article - 31 May 2019
MEMS technology has contributed significantly to improving the performance of various devices, while simultaneously drastically reducing their size.
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Discover flexiforce sensors.
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This article is part of a series on sensing the human body and discusses electronic tactile sensors.
Article - 10 Nov 2018
It is important to identify pressure distribution between a coil spring and its support, to enhance performance & longevity, & ensure proper load balance.
Article - 10 Jan 2019
SMAs offer new possibilities for the intelligent design of sensor-actuators, as they are capable of changing their shape in many ways.
Article - 14 Apr 2022
Recent research has demonstrated that it is possible to image biological samples in a liquid medium using stiff qPlus sensors
Article - 13 Oct 2020
A load cell is a device that converts a mechanical input, applied force, into an electrical signal whose magnitude is directly related to the amount of force being measured. Load cells are one of the...
Article - 17 Apr 2013
Torque is an important mechanical quantity in the area of machine building although it is not confined to that alone.
Article - 21 Dec 2016
This article discusses how servo loop bandwidth, motor sizing, and power dissipation are related. It provides some background information regarding servo loop gains and bandwidths to set the stage for...