Four Motor Control Design Trends for Improved Energy Efficiency

Feb. 28, 2013
Low-Cost Power Electronics Make Sensorless Control of BLDC Motors With Integrated Controllers a Viable Option
Energy-efficient product development is a foremost concern in today's automation industry. Many years of development trends has lead to a series of observations. "Low-cost power electronics have made sensorless control of brushless dc (BLDC) motors with integrated controllers a viable option for numerous applications, " says Paul Duckworth and Warren Guthrie of Twisthink, strategic planner for new product development in electronic technology. This observation has lead to a number of trends and challenges for both design engineers and manufacturers.Read the full article on DesignNews.