Instructables: exploring - - engineering http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 15:02:30 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Electric Powered Wheelchair http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Powered-Wheelchair/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:12:01 PST
Make a Colpitts Oscillator! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Colpitts-Oscillator/
Make a Colpitts Oscillator! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/YHH9/IVO3TX3Z/F0HYHH9IVO3TX3Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/YHH9/IVO3TX3Z/F0HYHH9IVO3TX3Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/YHH9/IVO3TX3Z/F0HYHH9IVO3TX3Z.SMALL.jpg erik12892 The curiosity in this proyect is to show: How obtain a pure sine wave from a DC power source?I found this beautiful circuit in www.learabout-electronics.orgRemember this is only a practical proyect and demostrative and all the credits except the pcb and probes are the same "bros" of learnabout-elec...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:04:16 PST
How to Read a Simple Mass Spectrum http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Read-a-Simple-Mass-Spectrum/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:51:22 PST
PID Control For CPU Temperature of Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/PID-Control-for-CPU-Temperature-of-Raspberry-Pi/
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 04:45:18 PST
MAKE A SIMPLE HOMEMADE ELECTROMAGNET FOR FREE! http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-a-SIMPLE-HOMEMADE-ELECTROMAGNET-FOR-FREE/
MAKE A SIMPLE HOMEMADE ELECTROMAGNET FOR FREE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/YIE1/IUHMTFP4/FVRYIE1IUHMTFP4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/YIE1/IUHMTFP4/FVRYIE1IUHMTFP4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/YIE1/IUHMTFP4/FVRYIE1IUHMTFP4.SMALL.jpg Tawhid K MAKE YOUR OWN ELECTROMAGNET WITH A SMALL NAIL OR A SCREW IN A MINUTE--------------------PLEASE CHECK OUT MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR MORE COOL VIDEOS → https://www.youtube.com/c/tawhidk--------------------My Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/djcoinmoneyMy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papitawyee...
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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:07:23 PDT
Soapbox Racer http://www.instructables.com/id/Soapbox-Racer/
Soapbox Racer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/1N3E/IU9US6E8/FYH1N3EIU9US6E8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/1N3E/IU9US6E8/FYH1N3EIU9US6E8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/1N3E/IU9US6E8/FYH1N3EIU9US6E8.SMALL.jpg YELDARBM This soapbox racer was completed in 2016 after around 350 hours of designing and building. Everything on he racer apart from the wheels and steering wheel has been fabricated by hand. A fun and challenging project that was part of my A-level design course: which received full marks.The main chassis ...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:25:34 PDT
How to Control Tracked Robot Via Joystick NRF24L01 Module Arduino Part2 Rx http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-Tracked-Robot-Via-Joystick-NRF24L01-1/
How to Control Tracked Robot Via Joystick NRF24L01 Module Arduino Part2 Rx - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/VV5E/IUCTV48A/FQEVV5EIUCTV48A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/VV5E/IUCTV48A/FQEVV5EIUCTV48A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/VV5E/IUCTV48A/FQEVV5EIUCTV48A.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 The instruction "How to control Tracked Robot via Joystick NRF24L01 Module Arduino Part2 Rx" will describe the method how to build Receiver(Rx) on Tracked Robot for Transmitter(Tx) in the instruction "How to control Tracked Robot via Joystick NRF24L01 Module Arduino Part1 Tx".Thanks to arduino-info....
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 09:11:40 PDT
How to Solve A Basic Parallel or Series Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solve-a-Basic-Parallel-or-Series-Circuit/
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 21:57:08 PDT
Make Custom (& Inexpensive) Circuit Blocks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Custom-Inexpensive-Circuit-Blocks/
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 09:34:45 PDT
Arduino For IOT System: FLINT - SNOW MELT CABLES AUTOMATIC CONTROL http://www.instructables.com/id/FLINT-SNOW-MELT-CABLES-AUTOMATIC-CONTROL/
Arduino For IOT System: FLINT - SNOW MELT CABLES AUTOMATIC CONTROL - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/D9GZ/ITUFLLJ4/F1AD9GZITUFLLJ4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/D9GZ/ITUFLLJ4/F1AD9GZITUFLLJ4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/D9GZ/ITUFLLJ4/F1AD9GZITUFLLJ4.SMALL.jpg _Nicola_ In countries where the climatic conditions are harsh, after a snowfall or freezing cold, how many times have we found shelter in spreading salt on the stairs and on the ramp leading to the garage?In mountains, where winters are particularly harsh, people have paved stretches become dangerous by ice ...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2016 13:00:03 PDT
Cellular Tensegrity At Burning Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellular-Tensegrity-at-Burning-Man/
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 23:23:37 PDT
3D Printed Rocket Fins http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rocket-Fins/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:47:43 PDT
Custom-Made Model Rocket Fin http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Made-Model-Rocket-Fin/
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:31:26 PDT
Hybrid Rocket Engine With 3D Printed Fuel Grain http://www.instructables.com/id/Hybrid-Rocket-Engine-With-3D-Printed-Fuel-Grain/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 22:03:20 PDT
How to Model a Simple Spring-Mass-Damper Dynamic System in Matlab http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Model-a-Simple-Spring-mass-damper-Dynamic-S/
How to Model a Simple Spring-Mass-Damper Dynamic System in Matlab - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/HPVD/ISCBKG28/F2PHPVDISCBKG28.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/HPVD/ISCBKG28/F2PHPVDISCBKG28.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/HPVD/ISCBKG28/F2PHPVDISCBKG28.SMALL.jpg FTechWriting In the field of Mechanical Engineering, it is routine to model a physical dynamic system as a set of differential equations that will later be simulated using a computer. These systems may range from the suspension in a car to the most complex robotics. The aim of this Instructable is to explain the...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 09:05:48 PDT
Read only memory http://www.instructables.com/id/Read-Only-Memory/
Read only memory - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/ZRXU/ISCB54MY/FCYZRXUISCB54MY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/ZRXU/ISCB54MY/FCYZRXUISCB54MY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/ZRXU/ISCB54MY/FCYZRXUISCB54MY.SMALL.jpg layla juma A ROM is a combinational component for storing data. The data might be a truth table or the data might be the control words for a microprogrammed CPU. A ROM that implements two functions does not require twice the number of gates as a ROM that implements one function. (The decoder is shared by every...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 01:33:51 PDT
RECYCLE A COKE CAN INTO A MINI FRIDGE! http://www.instructables.com/id/RECYCLE-a-COKE-CAN-INTO-a-MINI-FRIDGE1/
RECYCLE A COKE CAN INTO A MINI FRIDGE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/59PR/ISCAJ2CQ/FPJ59PRISCAJ2CQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/59PR/ISCAJ2CQ/FPJ59PRISCAJ2CQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/59PR/ISCAJ2CQ/FPJ59PRISCAJ2CQ.SMALL.jpg Tawhid K TRANSFORM A SODA CAN INTO A WORKING MINI REFRIGERATOR IN ONE MINUTE! CHEAP, FUN, AND HASSLEFREE!-------------------- PLEASE CHECK OUT MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR MORE COOL VIDEOS → https://www.youtube.com/c/tawhidk--------------------My Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/djcoinmoney My Instagram: https...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:58:57 PDT
K'nex Weather Vane http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Weather-Vane/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:06:34 PDT
Cardboard Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Table/
Cardboard Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/GF65/IRTQLT9S/F5CGF65IRTQLT9S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/GF65/IRTQLT9S/F5CGF65IRTQLT9S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/GF65/IRTQLT9S/F5CGF65IRTQLT9S.SMALL.jpg majrivers A professional looking table can be made from waste cardboard, white glue and screws. Cardboard Table Use seven layers of double wall cardboard between each layer use copious amount of white glue butterfly clips will hold tubes together Fiberboard adds a professional look t...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 20:44:49 PDT
TURN A BORING OLD MILK JUG INTO A POWERFUL AIR CONDITIONER! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Powerful-Air-Conditioner-With-a-Milk-Jug/
TURN A BORING OLD MILK JUG INTO A POWERFUL AIR CONDITIONER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/UBP7/ISCAJ2ZN/FKWUBP7ISCAJ2ZN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/UBP7/ISCAJ2ZN/FKWUBP7ISCAJ2ZN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/UBP7/ISCAJ2ZN/FKWUBP7ISCAJ2ZN.SMALL.jpg Tawhid K Recycle your milk jug and make your own air conditioner. Check out my instructables page and my YouTube channel for more cool projects!
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 08:09:23 PDT
TRIPLE A CHEAP RC CAR'S TRANSMISSION RANGE IN 2 MINUTES WITH NO EFFORT! http://www.instructables.com/id/Triple-Your-RC-Cars-Transmission-Range-in-3-Minute/
TRIPLE A CHEAP RC CAR'S TRANSMISSION RANGE IN 2 MINUTES WITH NO EFFORT! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/EEO0/IQS4MERX/FSKEEO0IQS4MERX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/EEO0/IQS4MERX/FSKEEO0IQS4MERX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/EEO0/IQS4MERX/FSKEEO0IQS4MERX.SMALL.jpg Tawhid K Easily increase your transmission range
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 05:43:56 PDT
Fix For Image Not Showing In grblControl When Using Inkscape With 305 Engineers GCode Generator Extension. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-for-Image-Not-Showing-in-GrblControl-When-Usin/
Fix For Image Not Showing In grblControl When Using Inkscape With 305 Engineers GCode Generator Extension. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/5T2P/IPPRLQTV/FPM5T2PIPPRLQTV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/5T2P/IPPRLQTV/FPM5T2PIPPRLQTV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/5T2P/IPPRLQTV/FPM5T2PIPPRLQTV.SMALL.jpg StuartB44 When I first started using GRBLControl with GCode generated by the 305 Engineers GCode Generator for Inkscape extension, the image would not appear in the visualiser window.The code would appear in the bottom window but no image.This little edit of the 305 Engineers .py extension file fixes it.Step ...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:43:35 PDT
3D Printing Health: Custom DIY Orthotics http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Health-Custom-DIY-Orthotics/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:40:50 PDT
The Engineering Crash Course (for Makers) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Engineering-Crash-Course-for-Makers/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:56:53 PDT
Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Globe/
Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/O8YH/IPJO1NB2/F1PO8YHIPJO1NB2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/O8YH/IPJO1NB2/F1PO8YHIPJO1NB2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/O8YH/IPJO1NB2/F1PO8YHIPJO1NB2.SMALL.jpg Jo-Hannah Do you want to build your own LED lit, rotating globe? Well this is how you can do it!You will need:A 3D printer - the material used needs to be translucentOne metal, hollow pole5/16 plywood Multi-density fiberwoodAn Arduino (and the kit that comes with it)Gorilla Wood glueScrews and DrillsMetal str...
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 07:49:51 PDT
TAB http://www.instructables.com/id/TAB-1/
TAB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F34/QPJB/IPE6K3N0/F34QPJBIPE6K3N0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F34/QPJB/IPE6K3N0/F34QPJBIPE6K3N0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F34/QPJB/IPE6K3N0/F34QPJBIPE6K3N0.SMALL.jpg bcamrl Our research project is based on autism. We are constructing a robot that will enable young autistic children to comfortably communicate with their teacher at school with the use of our robot. Based on many researches, an autistic child has a better connection to a technology than people. Our projec...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 08:04:30 PDT
PocketLab Crash Cushion Activity http://www.instructables.com/id/PocketLab-Crash-Cushion-Activity/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:44:33 PDT
How to Make a Jar Car in Under 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Jar-Car-in-Under-5-Minutes/
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 02:26:19 PDT
3D Printed Torsional Rubber Band Powered Car http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rubber-Band-Car/
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 08:36:59 PDT
Discover Electronics With Snap Circuits Arcade (A Review) http://www.instructables.com/id/Discover-Electronics-With-Snap-Circuits-Arcade-A-R/
Discover Electronics With Snap Circuits Arcade (A Review) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/DFBB/IOW3XRHP/FWMDFBBIOW3XRHP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/DFBB/IOW3XRHP/FWMDFBBIOW3XRHP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/DFBB/IOW3XRHP/FWMDFBBIOW3XRHP.SMALL.jpg KRA5H Snap Circuits is an educational toy that teaches electronics with solderless snap-together electronic components. Each component has the schematic symbol and a label printed on its plastic case for easy identification. They snap together with what appear to be ordinary clothing snaps. The components...
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 07:59:29 PDT
Cat Bridge with K'nex http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Bridge-With-Knex/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 18:25:35 PDT
Graphical Calculator using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphical-Calculator-Using-Arduino/
Graphical Calculator using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/G2MH/IOMP3JZU/FP0G2MHIOMP3JZU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/G2MH/IOMP3JZU/FP0G2MHIOMP3JZU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/G2MH/IOMP3JZU/FP0G2MHIOMP3JZU.SMALL.jpg shubhamtrivedi95 Hello friends, Today i have something new to show you. As earlier mention in the title i designed a ELECTRONIC CALCULATOR using Arduino uno and 2.4" TFT Lcd Display Shield. Hardware Gathering Buy Arduino UNO and 2.4" tft lcd display shield from online or nearest electronics...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 05:51:24 PDT
Foam Cube Truss Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Cube-Truss-Bridge/
Foam Cube Truss Bridge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/WGF9/IOCJ62PF/F6VWGF9IOCJ62PF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/WGF9/IOCJ62PF/F6VWGF9IOCJ62PF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/WGF9/IOCJ62PF/F6VWGF9IOCJ62PF.SMALL.jpg Kto6Science For heavy car and railroad traffic, beam bridges are replaced by truss bridges. A truss bridge is a bridge that bears its weight through its truss system. A truss bridge is a type of bridge that carries its weight through its truss system. This truss system is composed of triangles and rectangles th...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 10:13:14 PDT
How to make a powerful Dremel Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Powerful-Dremel-Tool/
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Fri, 6 May 2016 22:33:02 PDT
Designosaurus - Laser Cutting Workshop for Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Designosaurus-Laser-Cutting-Workshop-for-Makerspac/
Designosaurus - Laser Cutting Workshop for Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3JSO/INUV79FN/FEP3JSOINUV79FN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3JSO/INUV79FN/FEP3JSOINUV79FN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3JSO/INUV79FN/FEP3JSOINUV79FN.SMALL.jpg emmawoodhouse Can a whole class design and laser cut a project in just one workshop?Absolutely.I teach engineering outreach classes at Makerspaces and schools. We often have kids (and parents) who are interested in trying out laser cutting. One of the big challenges is learning some kind of CAD software so we ar...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 13:47:35 PDT
Stirling Engine Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Stirling-Engine-Car/
Stirling Engine Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/FDEB/INKX2H0K/F6JFDEBINKX2H0K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/FDEB/INKX2H0K/F6JFDEBINKX2H0K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/FDEB/INKX2H0K/F6JFDEBINKX2H0K.SMALL.jpg tsnyder1197 This Instructable is a design for constructing a miniature wooden car that is powered by a Stirling engine. All of the materials that are required can be found at a variety of local hardware, department, or grocery stores. While the Stirling engine is not a very efficient method for powering a large...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:26:09 PDT
Calculating the Total Force on a Beam in the Vertical Direction http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculating-the-Total-Force-on-a-Beam-in-Vertical-/
Calculating the Total Force on a Beam in the Vertical Direction - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/KESO/INI7UI9Q/FADKESOINI7UI9Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/KESO/INI7UI9Q/FADKESOINI7UI9Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/KESO/INI7UI9Q/FADKESOINI7UI9Q.SMALL.jpg brant2 Beams are used in many engineering applications to support different types of objects that exert forces on the beam. It is important to know what the total force acting on the beam is. If you know what the total force is, you can find out what type of supports you need to support the beam with the f...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:18:08 PDT
Finding Properties for a Thermodynamics Turbine Problem http://www.instructables.com/id/Finding-Properties-for-a-Thermodynamics-Turbine-Pr/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:06:08 PDT
3D Printed Power Hacksaw http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Power-Hacksaw/
3D Printed Power Hacksaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/9T1X/IN0TL9YW/FNE9T1XIN0TL9YW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/9T1X/IN0TL9YW/FNE9T1XIN0TL9YW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/9T1X/IN0TL9YW/FNE9T1XIN0TL9YW.SMALL.jpg engineerd3d This is a power hacksaw that will cut mostly anything. From wood to plastic to steel. I have also tested this with stainless steel. The videos below show it in action as well as show the component arrangement. Bill of Materials (BOM) Bill of materialsBOM 6x – 608 Roller skate bearings 2x -100mm ...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:42:20 PDT
Cardboard iPad Case - with Zotebook http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-IPad-Cover-With-Zotebook/
Cardboard iPad Case - with Zotebook - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/WTPB/IMCB7CZ1/FWYWTPBIMCB7CZ1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/WTPB/IMCB7CZ1/FWYWTPBIMCB7CZ1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/WTPB/IMCB7CZ1/FWYWTPBIMCB7CZ1.SMALL.jpg whitbysolo I needed some iPad covers for a classroom set of iPads to be used with a laser cutter. iPad covers are not cheap and I realized we could make some tough covers that could stand up to the kids with recycled cardboard.Zotebook was the right app to design the cover. Quick and easy to try a few protot...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 09:14:55 PDT
Variable Speed Fan With Snap Circuits, Kano Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Speed-Fan-With-Snap-Circuits-Kano-Compute/
Variable Speed Fan With Snap Circuits, Kano Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JQT4/IMC92HGA/F9NJQT4IMC92HGA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JQT4/IMC92HGA/F9NJQT4IMC92HGA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JQT4/IMC92HGA/F9NJQT4IMC92HGA.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In a previous How-To Guide I demonstrated how to blink a Snap Circuits LED with the Kano Computer (blinking an LED is the “Hello World!” of hardware hacking) and in this guide I’ll demonstrate how to drive a variable speed fan with Snap Circuits and the Kano Computer. I’ll actually use the same Scra...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 08:10:52 PDT
Wiring Hack: Female Terminal as Splice Point Joiner http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-Hack-Female-Terminal-As-Splice-Point-Joiner/
Wiring Hack: Female Terminal as Splice Point Joiner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/DF34/IM5WNKQN/F8YDF34IM5WNKQN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/DF34/IM5WNKQN/F8YDF34IM5WNKQN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/DF34/IM5WNKQN/F8YDF34IM5WNKQN.SMALL.jpg pelegren You ran out of splice connector or joiner? Don't worry! I've got a tip for you..... Situation One day, in our workshop, I was told to install a roof light bar to a 2014 Hilux. I am in the middle of the job when I found out that I don't have splice joint connector that I can use to connect the wir...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 04:14:53 PDT
How to Make an Airsoft Machine Gun - DIY Vortex BBMG http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Airsoft-Machine-Gun-DIY-Vortex-BBMG/
How to Make an Airsoft Machine Gun - DIY Vortex BBMG - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/FM3Z/ILV7V1T5/FWHFM3ZILV7V1T5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/FM3Z/ILV7V1T5/FWHFM3ZILV7V1T5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/FM3Z/ILV7V1T5/FWHFM3ZILV7V1T5.SMALL.jpg austiwawa In this tutorial I will be showing you step by step how to make your own airsoft machine gun. This gun is a ton of fun to play around with and it is very inexpensive to build! You can find all of the parts at your local hardware store. Let's get started! Watch the Video! https://www.youtube.com/w...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 09:16:19 PDT
Blink Snap Circuits LED With Kano Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-Snap-Circuits-LED-With-Kano-Computer/
Blink Snap Circuits LED With Kano Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/V48X/ILL5Q7PT/FE1V48XILL5Q7PT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/V48X/ILL5Q7PT/FE1V48XILL5Q7PT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/V48X/ILL5Q7PT/FE1V48XILL5Q7PT.SMALL.jpg KRA5H I’ll demonstrate how to flash a Snap Circuits LED with the Kano Computer (my version of the Kano has the Raspberry Pi 2). I've lost count of how many computers I've built over the years, but I think it is safe to say that the Kano Computer was the easiest build ever. So simple a child could do it. K...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 13:12:19 PST
Motorised Drift Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorised-Drift-Trike/
Motorised Drift Trike - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/IZBT/ILGVERJ5/FX0IZBTILGVERJ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/IZBT/ILGVERJ5/FX0IZBTILGVERJ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/IZBT/ILGVERJ5/FX0IZBTILGVERJ5.SMALL.jpg pat_pending Hi, this is my first Instructable so go easy on me! I've been looking at Drift Trikes for a while now since coming across the USA scene on a random Pinterest session (see my collection here http://pin.it/8zGFnXD).I finally decided to build one after seeing Colin Fuze build one on his site (http://ww...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 19:53:22 PST
Free and Easy Headlamp (provided You Have a Cap, a Knife and a Pocket Flashlight) http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-and-Easy-Headlamp-provided-You-Have-a-Cap-a-K/
Free and Easy Headlamp (provided You Have a Cap, a Knife and a Pocket Flashlight) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AK9T/IKRNQ7ZQ/FT6AK9TIKRNQ7ZQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AK9T/IKRNQ7ZQ/FT6AK9TIKRNQ7ZQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AK9T/IKRNQ7ZQ/FT6AK9TIKRNQ7ZQ.SMALL.jpg mmorris32 all you need is a cap you don't mind poking a hole in, a pocket flashlight with clip and a small knife poking holes! mark a line in the centre about a half inch from the crown and stab it (careful!!) adding the flashlight now grab your trusty flashlight and thread the clip through the hole ...
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 13:47:27 PST
Tuned Mass Damper Demonstration http://www.instructables.com/id/Tuned-Mass-Damper-Demonstration/
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 05:59:57 PST
Research Project in Ultra High Vacuum Physics http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Research-Project-Into-Ultra-High-Vacuum-P/
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 21:07:21 PST
Internet Enable a HKC Home Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Enable-a-HKC-Home-Alarm/
Internet Enable a HKC Home Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/THTN/IKBFM3T2/FLQTHTNIKBFM3T2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/THTN/IKBFM3T2/FLQTHTNIKBFM3T2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/THTN/IKBFM3T2/FLQTHTNIKBFM3T2.SMALL.jpg ambrose.clarke I have published a couple of Instructables for different alarm panels - this one is to enable you to remote control the HKC Secure Watch alarm panel. The finished item looks very like an Aritech Remote Access project I have documented here also - but the electronics and code for this project was con...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 11:12:56 PST
How to Design a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-3D-Printer/
How to Design a 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SMALL.jpg 3DHotpants I recently built my own 3D printer with a friend. The process was both challenging and rewarding, and it's awesome to have a 3D printer of my own design. However, I found very little information out there on how to make a 3D printer from scratch on my own. The goal of this instructable is to help th...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 06:56:11 PST