Tag: pneumatics

Teaching the Teachers

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of teaching a Siemens S7 advanced class for Automation Training to some of the professors in my old home town of Knoxville. They were from several of the area colleges and vo-tech

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Simple Machines: The Origins of Automation

Mechanisms or machine elements make up the basic components of mechanical systems. The primary purpose of a mechanism is to transfer or transform force from one form or direction into another. The most basic elements of mechanisms were described as

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Pneumatics Chart

Well, I finally finished all of the pictures and tables for my book and I thought I’d share one of them here. I must make a confession: I use pneumatics a lot, specify components for systems, troubleshoot machines with air

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