Motion control primer. Basics. Serve controllers. Steppers and servos. Designing for motion control. STD bus. Steppers and servomotors offer designers many options. Motion control for high production. AC drive capabilities. Motion control methods. Power matching. Incremental and continuous motion control. Multi-axis contouring. Flexible automation systems. Software. Motion control in systems. Open loop drive. Digital servo amplifiers. Precise motor control. Motion control systems vendors. Appendix A - motion control technology in Europe.