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Centralized vs. Decentralized: Choosing the Right Type of Motor Control System - August 2020

Bryce Egelin, Motion Industries, and Jason Oakley, SEW Eurodrive

The article "Centralized vs. Decentralized: Choosing the Right Type of Motor Control System" appeared in the August 2020 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
Are you looking for one simple formula to help you choose between centralized and decentralized motor control? Unfortunately, such a formula does not exist. However, evaluating the overall size of the system, comparing labor and material costs, and maintaining flexibility can help guide engineers in the right direction.

Keywords
controls, motor controls, motors, decentralized, centralized, SEW-Eurodrive, Motion Industries

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