Steve serves as Senior Editor of Machine Design. He has 23 years of service and has a B.S. Biomedical Engineering from Steve was a Flight officer in the U.S. Navy. He is currently responsible for areas such as aerospace and medical.
With more than 100 million pieces of debris orbiting Earth that measure less than a centimeter in diameter, researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory wanted to learn more about how such debris behaves in space.
A motor is the mechanical or electrical device that generates the rotational or linear force used to power a machine. A drive is the electronic device that harnesses and controls the electrical energy sent to the motor.