Wyatt, Tom; Budimir, Miles
December 2003
Machine Design;12/11/2003, Vol. 75 Issue 23, p85
Trade Publication
Provides information on the design engineering of an angle encoder motion control device. Factors that affect the accuracy of the encoder; Applications of encoders; Different categories of an integral bearing of an angle encoder.


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