NI Motion Control Technical Library

Publish Date: Dec 03, 2018 | 61 Ratings | 4.44 out of 5 | Print

Overview

The Motion Control Technical Library is your free online resource with more than 120 technical notes, webcasts, application solutions, advisors, and selection guides and more than 150 example programs you can use to learn about motion control fundamentals, share with the online developer community, and examine best practices.

Table of Contents

Featured Resources


Contents

 

Motion Fundamentals

Explore the fundamentals of motion control

 

Mechatronics

Understand the newest tools in machine building

 

Stepper Motion

Learn to select your own stepper motion system

 

Custom Motion Control

Learn the fundaments of custom motion control

 

Servo Motion

Explore servo motors and controllers

 

Motion, DAQ, and Vision

Integrate your machine's motion, vision, and I/O


Piezo Motion

Discover precision motion

 

Example Programs

Learn how to program a motion control system


Control Algorithms

Understand PID and advanced control

 

Case Studies 

Read motion control case studies


Position Feedback

See the basics of position feedback

 

Selection Guides

Select the right motion control components

 
 

Motion Fundamentals

 
 

Explore the fundamentals of motion control, motors, and essential technologies for motion.

Featured Resource: Fundamentals of Motion Control

 

Application Notes

Webcasts

 
 
 

Stepper Motion

 
 

Learn about stepper motors, theory of operation, and how to select your own stepper control system.

Featured Resource: Stepper Motion System Selection Guide

 

Application Notes

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Servo Motion

 
 

Learn about servo motors and controllers and how to select and tune your servo system.

Featured Resource: Servo Motor Overview

 

Application Notes

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Piezo Motion

 

Discover how to build precision motion control with Piezo motors and stages.

Featured Resource: High-Precision Motion Control with Piezo Actuators

 
 

Control Algorithms

 
 

Understand PID and other advanced motion control techniques.

Featured Resource: PID Theory Explained

 

Application Notes

Webcast

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Position Feedback

 
 

Learn the basics of position feedback and choose the right sensor for your application.

Featured Resource: Quadrature Encoder Fundamentals

 

Application Notes

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Mechatronics

 
 

Understand the newest tools in machine building and how you can take advantage of them.

 

Application Notes

Webcast

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Custom Motion Control

 
 

Learn the fundaments of developing a custom motion controller in software for challenging motion applications.

 

Application Notes

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Motion Synchronization with DAQ and Vision

 
 

Explore techniques to integrate your machine's motion, vision, I/O, and measurements.

Featured Resource: Synchronizing Motion, Vision, and Data Acquisition

 

Application Notes

Presentation

 

Example Programs

 

  • RTSI between IMAQ and Motion - IMAQ Grab Triggered by Breakpoints

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Example Programs and Development Techniques

 
 

Learn how to program a motion control system.

Featured Resource: NI Motion Assistant Taking CAD Profiles to Motion in Minutes

 

Example Programs

Applicaiton Notes

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Case Studies

 
    Control     Test     Research
  1. Nuclear Power Plant Maintenance Tool Control
  2. PCB Assembly
  3. Beverage Packaging
  1. Medical Imaging Table Test
  2. Telecom Manufacturing Test
  3. Liquid Crystal Display Test
  1. Cylindrical Coordinate Measurement Machine
  2. Microscopy in Protein Crystallization
  3. Solar Tracker

View all motion control case studies.

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Motion Advisors and Selection Guides

 
 

Learn how to select the right motion control components for your application.

Featured Resource: Stepper Motion System Selection Guide

 

Selection Guides

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