Article - 1 Oct 2012
Actuators are motors used in a control system. They are usually the final elements in the system. They use energy input and low power command signal to amplify the signal and produce the desired...
Article - 3 Apr 2014
An actuator is an electromechanical device or a motor that controls a robotic system by converting electrical energy into motion.
Article - 7 Oct 2013
Boston Dynamics, a research and development robotics company sponsored by the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have recently announced the latest advancement with Atlas, a high...
Article - 25 Mar 2013
Motion control is the key technological foundation of industrial automation. The control of motion is a key concern whether it is the path of a cutting tool, the motion of a product, or the motion of...
Article - 13 Mar 2013
In nuclear applications, the application of robots enables them to reach areas where the thermal or radiation environment limits the presence of a human. This article introduces the application of...
Article - 13 Jul 2012
Climbing is a crucial survival trait among animals to aid feeding behaviour and survival.