by Zuzana Fabusova

Applications Marketing Specialist | Quanser

Building a robust and maintainable research lab for modern engineering applications can be challenging. Researchers often procure components from different sources - consumer stores, industry suppliers, open-source communities, or build them by themselves. Trying to make such a collection work...

by Michel Levis

Application Engineer | Quanser Inc.

You can find servomotors in many different systems. They are used in the joints of robot manipulator arms in car assembly plants, open valves in process plants, make electronic toys move, or are implemented in car power steering. They are...

by Simon Whitmell

Engineering Curriculum Specialist | Quanser

The annual meeting of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA) is one of my personal favorite conferences to attend. It's certainly because it's a great opportunity to have conversations with the people who are driving the future...

by Arman Molki

Engineering Curriculum Specialist | Quanser

It's been a couple of weeks since my colleagues, and I got back from the 2019 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Annual Meeting. This year's meeting, the 71st in the history of the Institute, was held in Vancouver, BC. EERI...

by Simon Whitmell

Engineering Curriculum Specialist | Quanser

You may be familiar with QUARC, Quanser's rapid control prototyping software. As our recent post mentions, Quanser has been working for 30 years to bring the best in both hard and soft real-time control to your fingertips. Obviously, this is...

by Michel Levis

Application Engineer | Quanser Inc.

In my previous posts on the structural vibration control methods, I discussed various active and passive damping devices. These are typically installed on the higher floors of structures. Today, let's talk about a ground-based technique for reducing structural motion, known...