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Drives & Motors Features

Nidec ASI supplies the complete power management system for the mega yacht

Nidec ASI has developed and installed the Power Management System on the mega yacht Wider 165, optimising power management on the vessel and distributing it between the staterooms, propulsive system and recharging of batteries.

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Analogue to digital DC drives

In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s if you wanted to vary the speed of an industrial motor the only way to do this was with a DC motor and a DC drive. It was the industry norm. But at the same time this technology was analogue. Even when the first AC inverters came along the setup was analogue. So, what do we mean by analogue?

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KEB supports e-mobility and the vehicle drive of the future

Engineers of the future have built an electrically driven racing car for Formula Student. For the "Speeding Scientists Siegen" Racing Team (S3) KEB Automation is supporting the vehicle drive of the future: e-mobility in an endurance test. But how does this relate to auxiliary power drives for buses?

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Electrifying the aerospace industry

The electrification of transport industries is not a new development. In fact, automotive manufacturers have spent the last decade investing in the development of electric powertrains. Aerospace companies, however, have not been so quick to follow suit. Here, Graham Mackrell, Managing Director of Harmonic Drive UK, explains the design challenges for electrifying aviation.

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