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& the Importance of the Encoder
Using a rotary encoder with integrated diagnostics in a condition
monitoring system is one of the best approaches for detecting
conditions in a motor.
18 Engineering Answers
Launching a Rocket from Sea
Launching a rocket from the equator has many benefits,
but to get there a team of engineers had to build the
first, and only, floating launch pad.
22 Fastening & Assembly
Choosing the RIGHT
To be competitive under the
high-price pressures of the wind
industry, even the most elementary
of components are under scrutiny.
28 Engineering Answers
Inspires New Design
Electric motorcycles aren’t
new, but if you add a shell
and a self-balancing system,
that’s a whole different animal.
Behind the Mask
The Quixotic Divinity headdress is
the premiere piece of wearable art
from Chicago-based artist, and
longtime proponent of the
3D-printed medium, Joshua Harker.
6 First Look
8 At Issue
12 New Products
34 Final Thought