How electronic stability control (ESC) works

ESC is a vehicle control system comprised of sensors and a microcomputer that continuously monitors how well a vehicle responds to a driver’s steering input and selectively applies the vehicle brakes and modulates engine power to keep the vehicle traveling along the path indicated by the steering wheel position. This technology helps prevent the sideways skidding and loss of control that can lead to rollovers. It can help drivers maintain control during emergency maneuvers when their vehicles otherwise might spin out.

A driver loses control when the vehicle goes in a direction different from the one the steering wheel position indicates. This typically occurs when a driver tries to turn very hard or turn on a slippery road. Then the vehicle may understeer or oversteer. When it oversteers it turns more than the driver intended because the rear end is spinning or sliding out. When a vehicle understeers it turns less than the driver intended and continues in a forward direction because the front wheels have insufficient traction. ESC can prevent under- and oversteer by selectively braking wheels to produce a counteracting force which helps correct the vehicle’s direction of travel. In some cases engine throttle also is reduced.

More information at http://www.iihs.org/ratings/esc/esc.aspx

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The Significance of Choosing Appropriate Control System Automation

Machines contribute a great deal in bringing out the right mechanization in any manufacturing setup. Automation is a chain of progression that is executed by machines. Machines coordinate with one another for operating in a systematic pattern on a consistent basis. Effective coordination shall result to a device in place which is perfectly automated. The sophistication of automation control systems has drastically improved since the last decade. Helping any setup get the maximum output with significant quality in place, is what every control system automation aims for.

Industrial Control Automation has added stability in how processes are put in operation while rendering effective pace to them. Several tasks which involve controlling of motion need apt computerization. A suitable industrial process must generate a positive end result for your manufacturing setup. Mechanization which is high on technology can easily streamline varied segments into one continuous process. Appropriate control system automation shall add value to the production line and react positively to the commands given to it by the controller. High-end mechanization is all about effective coordination being done from one machine to the other. Every task performed in the industrial setup should be managed by a control system embedded in the company architecture. A suitable mechanism should have controllers integrated with each other so as to regulate the motion of processes in the setup.

All industrial processes should be operated with minimal manual efforts. The speed should be enhanced and more deterministic in performing the tasks in an orderly fashion. Every movement to be carried out has to be fairly consistent with negligible possibility of errors. Injecting determinism in computerization would ensure that controller function in real time. Real time brings about standardization in processes. It guarantees process without any deviation. Real time computerization shows that a mechanism will always be performed in a certain manner and at a certain length and time. It will also connote the position of movement with an apt mechanism injected into the system.

The number of tasks efficiently executed in industrial setup depends on the determinism imbibed by the processes. Speed has always been the vital characteristic of control system automation. Tracing of applications can be done with the help of appropriate tools. These variations in tool types will determine the success of industrial tasks. Mechanization should be fine tuned so as to manage the entire group of processes with accuracy.

You have to select an experienced service provider from where you could choose your automation control devices. Industrial processes have to be thoroughly understood in order to choose your preferred computerized device. High quality processes are vital for every manufacturer for enhancing productivity along with the quality of output. The processes should also focus on the factors of reliability and maintenance. More importantly, what any industrial setup needs is an optimal control system automation to synchronize industrial and factory requirements with finesse. The company has to choose the best personalized system so as to incorporate exceptional technology for suiting its processes. 

Mitchell Peterman is the author of this article on Industrial Control Direct.
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Working of 3 Way Control Valve 4matic

Working  of 3 Way Control Valve 4matic

This video shall help the user in understanding the functioning and working of three-way control valves. It also helps in clarifying the suitability of these valves for mixing applications and diverting applications in process industries. For any queries please contact us – 4maticvalves@gmail.com
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Control Valves & Actuators

Control Valves & Actuators

How do actuators work? Linear actuators, hydraulic actuators, pneumatic actuators, and vacuum actuators. Actuators are used in many types of automotive applications, including, but not limited to: power steering, vacuum assist, cruise control, and DRS.

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