Servo Magazine ( May 2016 )

Motion Control Demystified

By Dave Prochnow, Nathan Scherdin    View In Digital Edition  

Motors are all about motion. Getting the right kind of motion out of a motor can be tricky with power, engineering forces, and control all competing against your robot’s desire to go. In order to reach this desired movement goal, we have to bone up on some theory, forces, and algorithms before we can throw the switch on any robot motor.


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