Sensors http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8241/more en Noise Prediction for Moving Mechanisms Using Coupled MBD-Acoustics Analysis http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/noise-prediction-moving-mechanisms-using-coupled-mbd-acoustics-analysis <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Diego Copiello and Yijun Fan </div> <div class="field-deck"> Multi-body dynamics modeling and acoustic engineering can provide insight into the acoustic behavior of mechanisms. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reducing the time and resources needed to design quality products is a constant industrial challenge. Integrating different computer aided engineering (CAE) tools is one way...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/noise-prediction-moving-mechanisms-using-coupled-mbd-acoustics-analysis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/noise-prediction-moving-mechanisms-using-coupled-mbd-acoustics-analysis#comments CAD FEA and Simulation Motors/Drives Sensors Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:12:00 +0000 50811 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Vision Lets People Get Close to Robots http://machinedesign.com/sensors/machine-vision-lets-people-get-close-robots <div class="field-deck"> Machines turn the cameras on the employees for safety—a move that is paying off. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Giving machines environmental awareness improves productivity and worker safety.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/machine-vision-lets-people-get-close-robots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/machine-vision-lets-people-get-close-robots#comments Motion Control Sensors Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:40:00 +0000 50691 at http://machinedesign.com Smart Tools Connecting with Wireless Networks at Home and the Assembly Line http://machinedesign.com/iot/smart-tools-connecting-wireless-networks-home-and-assembly-line <div class="node-body article-body">Wireless and Bluetooth networks allow work tools to connect to mobile devices and computers, providing a faster and more efficient assembly process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/smart-tools-connecting-wireless-networks-home-and-assembly-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/smart-tools-connecting-wireless-networks-home-and-assembly-line#comments Products IoT Sensors Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:10:00 +0000 50541 at http://machinedesign.com Improving Medical Devices with Force Sensing Technology http://machinedesign.com/sensors/improving-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper explores the exciting new trend toward designing smart medical devices that provide critical force feedback to eliminate guesswork, improve outcomes, and increase consistency. Technical</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/improving-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/improving-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology#comments White Papers Sensors Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:00:00 +0000 34471 at http://machinedesign.com Tekscan Force Sensors for Design http://machinedesign.com/sensors/tekscan-force-sensors-design <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper provides insights into various force sensing technologies including a comparison of load cells, piezoresistive</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/tekscan-force-sensors-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/tekscan-force-sensors-design#comments White Papers Sensors Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:00:00 +0000 34481 at http://machinedesign.com Injectable Mesh Offers Less-Invasive Method of Brain Study http://machinedesign.com/medical/injectable-mesh-offers-less-invasive-method-brain-study <div class="node-body article-body">Harvard scientists are investigating an injectable mesh for reading and sending electrical signals to neurons. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/injectable-mesh-offers-less-invasive-method-brain-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/injectable-mesh-offers-less-invasive-method-brain-study#comments Medical Sensors News Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:34:00 +0000 50341 at http://machinedesign.com <p>1. A silk mesh with electronic components is injected into the brain. It then unfurls to interact with neurons.&nbsp;</p> Linear Position Sensors for Extended Temperatures http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-extended-temperatures <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How do extended temperatures affect sensors? How can I protect my sensors from extended temperatures? How do magnetostrictive sensors work?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-extended-temperatures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-extended-temperatures#comments Design FAQs Sensors Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:00:00 +0000 50141 at http://machinedesign.com A Dime-Sized Heart Sensor Helps Detect Heart Failure http://machinedesign.com/sensors/dime-sized-heart-sensor-helps-detect-heart-failure <div class="node-body article-body">CardioMEMS sensor can help detect heart-pressure increases, which are an early sign of heart failure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/dime-sized-heart-sensor-helps-detect-heart-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/dime-sized-heart-sensor-helps-detect-heart-failure#comments Sensors Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:11:00 +0000 50131 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The CardioMEMS sensor is the size of a dime and is implanted in the pulmonary artery to help monitor increases in pressure. The wire loops seen above are made of nitinol and extend from each end of the sensor. This stabilizes the sensor in the implant location.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> FAQ's on Laser Sensors http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-laser-sensors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Banner Engineering </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are the primary technologies used in distance sensors? When is housing and durability important? How do the color and...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-laser-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-laser-sensors#comments Design FAQs Sensors Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:32:00 +0000 50021 at http://machinedesign.com Sensor Mounting Considerations http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensor-mounting-considerations <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Waugh, AutomationDirect </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers must ensure that the chosen sensor for a given application fits into a defined mounting space.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensor-mounting-considerations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensor-mounting-considerations#comments Sensors Fri, 26 Jun 2015 19:50:00 +0000 49981 at http://machinedesign.com