Tag: engineering

Technical animation: How works a DC motor?

Technical animation: How works a DC motor?

This video shows the DC motor principle. Let’s take a simple model of a DC motor with one single turn of a conductor placed between two opposite magnetic poles. Here you get an overview of the main components to understand how this coil can rotate. We should have a closer look at a current carrying …

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The future of flying robots | Vijay Kumar | TEDxPenn

The future of flying robots | Vijay Kumar | TEDxPenn

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: TED Translators admin In my lab, we build autonomous aerial robots like the one you see flying here. Unlike the commercially available drones that you can buy today, this robot doesn’t have any GPS on board. So without GPS, it’s hard for robots like this to determine their position. This robot …

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It’s About Time: U.S. Manufacturers CAN Compete

It’s About Time: U.S. Manufacturers CAN Compete

Everybody knows that time is money, but for manufacturing companies, time is a lot more money than most managers realize. Companies have used my strategy of quick response manufacturing to dramatically reduce their lead times and this has enabled them to not only be more responsive to customers, but it also helped them reduce their …

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Generation Robot: The Evolution of Robots – How They Might Change Everything

Generation Robot: The Evolution of Robots – How They Might Change Everything

Grant: It used to be the stuff of science fiction. But now, they’re all around us… Technology has always been a catalyst for change. The invention of the automobile. The Internet age. And now, another revolution. One that truly could redefine the human experience. This…is Generation Robot. Presented by Mouser Electronics, Microchip Technology, Intel, Analog …

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This is Cozmo – The Robot

This is Cozmo – The Robot

[BACKGROUND MUSIC] This is Cozmo. He is a cute little robot with a big brain and an even bigger personality and was born to play. So, a couple of months ago, a company called Anki reach out asking if they could send me this little guy to see what I thought. So, I brought him …

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Cockroach robots to the rescue!

Cockroach robots to the rescue!

(creepy music) – [Voiceover] Ever wonder how that creepy cockroach snuck into your tightly closed cabinet? Or when you maybe accidentally stepped on one and it doesn’t get squished? It just sprints away. UC Berkeley researchers have discovered the secrets of how cockroaches achieve those astounding Houdini-like contortions. Appearing or disappearing out of nowhere. Able …

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Future of Manufacturing

Future of Manufacturing

I think it matters in a number of ways. The report provides a very deep insight into the real value of manufacturing. Not just the production aspects, but the extended value, everything else that the manufacturing enables, including the social aspect, the social capital. We talk very openly about the economic aspects, but also the …

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