An introduction to an emerging robotics research area.
Month: May 2017
The One Thing That Nearly Destroyed The World’s Power Grid
During the 1960’s a new kind of device was introduced into the power system that was so detrimental to the health of the power grid, that it led many to believe that the power grid wouldn’t survive if people continued to use it. You see, up until then, pretty much all loads (devices that consume… Continue reading The One Thing That Nearly Destroyed The World’s Power Grid
Tesla’s Unfulfilled Dreams and their Rebirth in the 21st Century !
When I think of a mad scientist, the only person who comes to my mind is Nikola Tesla. He is the reason why we have AC power grids today. He has also been credited with the invention of the induction motor, which powers all our homes today and efficient commutator designs for machines. He has… Continue reading Tesla’s Unfulfilled Dreams and their Rebirth in the 21st Century !
War of Currents
Why do we use the power that we use and should we be using it?