Motor control

From motor control to embodied intelligence

Use human and animal movements to teach robots to dribble a ball and simulated humanoid characters to carry boxes and play soccer. Humanoid character learning to navigate an obstacle course through trial and error, which can lead to idiosyncratic solutions. Heess, et al. “Emergence of locomotion behaviors in a rich environment” (2017). Five years ago, […]

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How was MotoGP 50 years ago?

The photo at the top shows the start of the 350cc Italian Grand Prix at Imola, May 1974, with bodies armed for the big push and all eyes on an official, just out of sight, who is about to drop the Italian flag to signal the start of the race. The n°2 Finn Tepi Länsivuori […]

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‘Ferrari’s Plan Æ’: 2022 Belgian GP – Up, Down

Brundle, Crofty et al predicted that the 2022 Belgian GP would be an absolute stopper, so it was almost inevitable that it wouldn’t be. Ferrari and – more surprisingly – Mercedes managed to sabotage their races, Sergio Perez and Carlos Sainz were true to form and showed Max Verstappen no fight, setting the stage for […]

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Ferrari in the cooler October 2022

Red Bull made excellent strategy calls as Verstappen won the Hungarian Grand Prix from 10th on the grid. But underlying it all was Verstappen’s pace advantage. As his rival Carlos Sainz observed, “If you don’t have the pace of the car, strategy can’t really help you much.” Ferrari, for the only time this season, did […]

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Smoke and Heat October 2022

Although I only had a small role as team press officer during the Lotus 72’s black and gold glory days, I was front row seat to some of the not always appropriate events that took place behind the scenes of John Player Team. Lotus, as told below. Notice to lawyers: only a few of the […]

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Racing while paralyzed: Sam Schmidt’s McLaren controlled by his head

Sam Schmidt was poised to become an IndyCar title contender before crashing his Treadway Racing G-Force in January 2000, during testing at Walt Disney World Speedway near Orlando near the opening of the Indy Racing League season. The 200mph impact shattered the 35-year-old’s back and left him quadriplegic, paralyzed from the neck down. That didn’t […]

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Sulayem says decisive action will move motorsport forward

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem has said his stance on the health and safety of Formula 1 drivers is part of a clear vision for the federation and the future of motorsport, which he will support with decisive action. From next weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix, new measures will be put in […]

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Formula 1: good month, bad month — October 2022

Good month Alonso’s Machiavellian MovesIf you’re going to squander your talent in midfield, do it with as many zeros on your contract as possible and an iconic car brand like Aston Martin. winning machineAlthough perhaps the ultimate F1 anti-hero combo, Verstappen and Red Bull are currently crushing the opposition – total respect. Piranha ClubWho thought […]

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Special infusion: The Lotus 72 October 2022

Beginning: Argentine Grand Prix, 1974Final race: United States Grand Prix, 1975Start of the race: 20The grand prize begins: 24Race wins: 1Grand Prix wins: 0 Chassis 72/4The awkward Although it had redefined the technical size of Formula 1 when it was launched in 1967, the Lotus 49 had become less and less competitive by the summer […]

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Who can stop Ducati’s MotoGP behemoth?

Quartararo is anything but arrogant, so he squirmed in his seat when a reporter passed on the comment during the press conference from the podium. “I feel like I’m at my best but I don’t want to be pretentious,” he said. “But it’s a nice compliment from Aleix [who just happens to be his neighbour […]

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Michelin will start testing the new MotoGP front slick next month

The French company’s in-house test riders are already evaluating the new slick and, if they give the green light, the tire will be tried by MotoGP factory test riders – Aprilia’s Lorenzo Savadori, Ducati’s Michele Pirro , Honda’s Stefan Bradl and so on – in October. , while the MotoGP paddock is busy racing in […]

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McLaren Solus GT turns virtual into 200mph rule-breaking reality

I understand that the engine is not McLaren’s own design, but one created for it by Engine Developments Ltd, better known to most people as Judd. And it would seem linked to the GV V10 engine which was first used in sports car racing in 2004 and has since provided Judd customers with numerous podium […]

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The concessions made to bring Audi and Porsche into F1

Formula 1’s summer break silence was shattered on Tuesday when the FIA ​​confirmed a batch of significant rule changes, as agreed by the World Motor Sport Council. Alongside details on tweaks to aero regulations to control porpoising and tougher hoop standards, we’ve been waiting for something for some time: confirmation of the 2026 powertrain regulations. […]

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2026 F1 powertrain regulations approved by FIA World Motor Sport Council RaceFans

The FIA ​​World Motor Sport Council today approved the first version of new Formula 1 powertrain regulations due to come into force in 2026. The 2026 F1 season will see the introduction of a new power unit formula – the first since the FIA ​​introduced the current V6 turbo hybrid engines which are still in […]

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Historic Benetton from Schumacher’s first F1 year on sale

The win would be Piquet’s last in F1. Used for several more races, B-191-01 was then parked for some time before being handed over to Schumacher for the Spanish GP, which was in his third race for the team after leaving Jordan after his beginnings. The German would qualify fifth and finish impressively in third […]

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Canal+ In Gear for the latest ‘Spinners’ of African motorsport with Showmax – Deadline

Canal+ is teaming up with African streamer Showmax for its latest drama from Africa, an action drama about dangerous South African motor racing. Manufacturing on Spinners began in Cape Town on the eight-part series this week, with Gaia director Jaco Bouwer attached. Pull in English, Kaaps and Afrikaans, it is produced by Joachim Landau and […]

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FIA to submit updated 2023 technical regulations to World Motor Sport Council

FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem has announced that an updated version of the Formula 1 technical regulations will be submitted to the World Motor Sport Council this week. The announcement is part of the FIA’s action to combat “porpoising”, the bouncing phenomenon that has affected F1 2022 cars that use ground effect to produce downforce. […]

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Microcontroller ICs for SWaP Constrained Motor Control Applications Introduced by Infineon

NEUBIBERG, Germany – Infineon Technologies AG in Neubiberg, Germany introduces the MOTIX IMD700A and IMD701A programmable motor controllers for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), automated guided vehicles, e-bikes and cordless power tools. Motor drivers come in a 9 x 9 millimeter, 4-lead VQFN package and provide the integration and high power density needed for electronic applications […]

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Low Voltage Motor Control Center Market: New Innovations, Challenges, Opportunities, Strategies and Forecast by 2030 | Eaton Corporation PLC, General Electric Company

The latest research report provides a comprehensive assessment of “Taxi Insurance Market” which aims to provide a detailed review of factors influencing global business summary and perspective. The detailed information and overviews of the market report highlight the latest trends in various regions. Major market players will benefit from the business insights provided in this […]