Instructables: exploring - technology - science - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 26 May 2017 16:27:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Calculate Loads on Your Skateboard Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Calculate-Loads-on-Your-Skateboard-Frame/
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Fri, 26 May 2017 09:54:24 PDT
15 DIY Science Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/15-DIY-Science-Projects/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/J6IA/J34PHS8M/FQYJ6IAJ34PHS8M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/J6IA/J34PHS8M/FQYJ6IAJ34PHS8M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/J6IA/J34PHS8M/FQYJ6IAJ34PHS8M.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Anyone can be a scientist! Check out these 15 DIY science projects and get ready to start your own experiments for the Explore Science Contest! ARDUINO MPPT SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER (Version-3.0) A Scientist's Guide to Citizen Science Scientific Research High Altitude Balloon for Fun and P...
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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:02:52 PDT
Solar Oven S'mores http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Oven-Smores-1/
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Sun, 21 May 2017 20:46:40 PDT
NASA Image of the Day As Your Desktop! http://www.instructables.com/id/NASA-Image-of-the-Day-As-Your-Desktop/
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Fri, 19 May 2017 21:44:58 PDT
Nautilus -1 Exploration Mini Submarine http://www.instructables.com/id/Nautilus-1-Exploration-Mini-Submarine/
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Thu, 18 May 2017 13:52:03 PDT
Particle Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Particle-Detector/
Particle Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/VSO2/J2QF10M6/FETVSO2J2QF10M6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/VSO2/J2QF10M6/FETVSO2J2QF10M6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/VSO2/J2QF10M6/FETVSO2J2QF10M6.SMALL.jpg bribillin This project will allow you to see particles moving in your own home with the use of inexpensive materials.For this project we used: 10 gallon fish tank with lid Felt, enough to cover the bottom of the tank Glue, we used craft glue Isopropyl Alcohol (90%+) Dry Ice Container for the dry ice that is b...
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Wed, 17 May 2017 13:27:00 PDT
Marshmallow Catapult 2017: Pushing the Envelope http://www.instructables.com/id/Marshmallow-Catapult-2017-Pushing-the-Envelope/
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Tue, 16 May 2017 09:28:04 PDT
Solar Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Rover-1/
Solar Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/AIEO/J2MAXP3V/FYBAIEOJ2MAXP3V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/AIEO/J2MAXP3V/FYBAIEOJ2MAXP3V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/AIEO/J2MAXP3V/FYBAIEOJ2MAXP3V.SMALL.jpg REchargeLabs Build a Solar Rover that uses power from the sun, then design wheels to explore imaginary planets (or your backyard)!When scientists and engineers send out a rover to Mars, which is more than 33 million miles away from earth, they make sure it has power so it can move around. Power allows them to co...
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Sun, 14 May 2017 20:42:22 PDT
Hex-a-gone-wild (solar Motor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hex-a-gone-wild-solar-Motor/
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Sat, 13 May 2017 05:16:45 PDT
DIY Simple & Cheap Electrophoresis Setup for DNA Separation http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Cheap-Electrophoresis-Setup-for-DNA-Sep/
DIY Simple & Cheap Electrophoresis Setup for DNA Separation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/MRWH/J2GF20HM/FE8MRWHJ2GF20HM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/MRWH/J2GF20HM/FE8MRWHJ2GF20HM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/MRWH/J2GF20HM/FE8MRWHJ2GF20HM.SMALL.jpg abizar The electrophoresis system that I had made previously required cutting expensive acrylic and then fusing the acrylic pieces to make the buffer tank, the gel tray, etc. A lot of work with the risk of leaks.I was trying to figure out what to do with small parts cabinets as I did not need them after ma...
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Tue, 9 May 2017 21:19:15 PDT
Acid/Base PH Indicator Experiment (Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/AcidBase-PH-Indicator-Experiment-Video/
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Sat, 6 May 2017 19:42:13 PDT
Clouds in a Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Clouds-in-a-Jar/
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Sat, 6 May 2017 06:55:40 PDT
Hand Crank Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Crank-Generator/
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Fri, 5 May 2017 21:29:49 PDT
Water Alarm Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Alarm-Ball/
Water Alarm Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/SNI8/J2832FAM/FJUSNI8J2832FAM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/SNI8/J2832FAM/FJUSNI8J2832FAM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/SNI8/J2832FAM/FJUSNI8J2832FAM.SMALL.jpg RUSHABH CHAUHAN this is water alarm ball,this is very usefull gadget,and helping in save water. What You Need you need one bc547 transistor,PCB,3.7 v li ion battery,piezo buzzer,switch,one plastic ball. Build circuit build circuit as circuit diagram with PCB&soldering iron Fitting all component fitting a...
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Wed, 3 May 2017 22:14:54 PDT
Fabricating Fishing Line Artificial Muscle at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabricating-Fishing-Line-Artificial-Muscle-at-Home/
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Mon, 1 May 2017 16:03:16 PDT
DIY INVERTER 220VAC http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-INVERTER-220VAC/
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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:53:03 PDT
Adjustable Equatorial Wedge (Telescope Tripod Meade ETX60/70) http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Equatorial-Wedge-Telescope-Tripod-Meade/
Adjustable Equatorial Wedge (Telescope Tripod Meade ETX60/70) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/UNA4/J1VCNWG7/FF1UNA4J1VCNWG7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/UNA4/J1VCNWG7/FF1UNA4J1VCNWG7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/UNA4/J1VCNWG7/FF1UNA4J1VCNWG7.SMALL.jpg MakerIan While In the middle of building a Solar scope...I Finished making a telescope to tripod adapter, hooked the telescope on, and realized it was simply too unstable. I wouldn't be able to mount a 40mm fan to it, without destroying the seeing through vibration. and I want to do imaging that requires a v...
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Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:30:02 PDT
Interactive Cell Model (Makey-Makey) http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Cell-Model-Makey-Makey/
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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 06:37:14 PDT
Making a PDMS Microfluidic Device With Maskless Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-PDMS-Microfluidic-Device-With-Maskless-Mo/
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Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:18:39 PDT
Wind Turbine DIY Tutorial How to Make http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Turbine-DIY-Tutorial-How-to-Make/
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Thu, 6 Apr 2017 00:00:28 PDT
Turn Lead Into Gold, With Modern Alchemy http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Lead-Into-Gold-With-Modern-Alchemy/
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Sun, 2 Apr 2017 22:24:29 PDT
Metal Etching - How to Make a Man's Visiting Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Etching-How-to-Make-a-Mans-Visiting-Card/
Metal Etching - How to Make a Man's Visiting Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/UNPS/J0WONMJK/F81UNPSJ0WONMJK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/UNPS/J0WONMJK/F81UNPSJ0WONMJK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/UNPS/J0WONMJK/F81UNPSJ0WONMJK.SMALL.jpg BonnF Making a visiting card.If we don’t go into details and speak in an easy way etching is transfer of images from paper to metal. Etching is: -chemical -electrolysis In this article I’ll tell you about electrolysis as more interesting faster and safer method of etching.Making everything with your hands...
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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:18:53 PDT
Technified Balancer Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Technified-Balancer-Bot/
Technified Balancer Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/R25G/J0MOZQRS/FHZR25GJ0MOZQRS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/R25G/J0MOZQRS/FHZR25GJ0MOZQRS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/R25G/J0MOZQRS/FHZR25GJ0MOZQRS.SMALL.jpg sukuakku Lets take The Oakland Toy Lab's Balance bot buddy from here and technify it! To make the basic bot and to know the science behind the bot please refer to their page. The technified version will balance on a pivot as well as rotate on the pivot using a propeller. We will use a toy bot figure to buil...
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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 03:59:28 PDT
Electroplating Metal Oxides Onto Electrodes http://www.instructables.com/id/Electroplating-Metal-Oxides-Onto-Electrodes/
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:20:56 PDT
Purifying Water During Natural Disasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Huaico/
Purifying Water During Natural Disasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/ZNJO/J0IEJESQ/F4CZNJOJ0IEJESQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/ZNJO/J0IEJESQ/F4CZNJOJ0IEJESQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/ZNJO/J0IEJESQ/F4CZNJOJ0IEJESQ.SMALL.jpg lglira The design idea is to create an environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable solution to providing clean and drinkable water during a natural disaster. "El Huaico" is a solar evaporator currently designed to help the rural population affected by El Niño Phenomen 2017 in Peru.It has the fle...
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:25:31 PDT
Building and Evaluation of a 3D Printable Tesla Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-and-Evaluation-of-a-3D-Printable-Tesla-Tu/
Building and Evaluation of a 3D Printable Tesla Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/SW8R/J0IECTJE/FEUSW8RJ0IECTJE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/SW8R/J0IECTJE/FEUSW8RJ0IECTJE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/SW8R/J0IECTJE/FEUSW8RJ0IECTJE.SMALL.jpg Vipchief I made this instructable to show how to build a tesla turbine with a 3d printer. The Tesla turbine is an invention of Nicolas Tesla as an alternative to a bladed turbine. One of the main benefits of the Tesla turbine is that the turbine design is very simple. So simple in fact that the tesla turbine...
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:17:35 PDT
Slayer Exciter Circuit (Poor Man's Tesla Coil) http://www.instructables.com/id/Slayer-Exciter-Circuit-Poor-Mans-Tesla-Coil/
Slayer Exciter Circuit (Poor Man's Tesla Coil) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/ECIO/J08EG0O4/FD3ECIOJ08EG0O4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/ECIO/J08EG0O4/FD3ECIOJ08EG0O4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/ECIO/J08EG0O4/FD3ECIOJ08EG0O4.SMALL.jpg argha halder Hello everyone!! Today I am going to show you how to make a Slayer Exciter Circuit, which works almost like a Tesla Coil. So what is a Slayer Exciter? It is a self-tuning and self-resonating Tesla Coil. Tesla Coil is an electrical Resonant Transformer Circuit that basically produces sparks, giant sp...
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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:00:50 PDT
Rocket Ship Hydrogen Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Ship-Hydrogen-Generator/
Rocket Ship Hydrogen Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/WPZC/J0486JCB/FIOWPZCJ0486JCB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/WPZC/J0486JCB/FIOWPZCJ0486JCB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/WPZC/J0486JCB/FIOWPZCJ0486JCB.SMALL.jpg LabRatMatt Of all the elements in the periodic table, Hydrogen has to be one of my favorite. It's abundant, lighter than air (the lightest element, actually), and best of all: it's highly flammable.Hydrogen is a diatomic gas that burns rapidly in the presence of oxygen. When most things burn, they release ca...
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 03:45:37 PST
Large Bore Vacuum Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Bore-Vacuum-Cannon/
Large Bore Vacuum Cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/ANW3/IZYGG34F/FN0ANW3IZYGG34F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/ANW3/IZYGG34F/FN0ANW3IZYGG34F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/ANW3/IZYGG34F/FN0ANW3IZYGG34F.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight In this project I'll be building a 4 inch bore vacuum cannon. This sort of cannon can fire large projectiles at high speed, and requires no explosive fuel or compressed air tanks to do so. Instead, the weight of Earth's own atmosphere is the force responsible for accelerating the projectile. With a ...
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 12:55:27 PST
Soap Experiments - Float Soap http://www.instructables.com/id/Soap-Experiments-Float-Soap/
Soap Experiments - Float Soap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/H09K/IZYGCRMO/FM2H09KIZYGCRMO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/H09K/IZYGCRMO/FM2H09KIZYGCRMO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/H09K/IZYGCRMO/FM2H09KIZYGCRMO.SMALL.jpg rudyexplor Today I decided to show you two impressive experience with soap.Click to subscribe to my YouTube channel ► bit.ly/rudyexplor (thanks).For this first experiment:I will explain how to make float a perfectly standard soap. Yes the one you find on the edge of your sink.When one plunges a soap it into th...
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 12:36:44 PST
How to Demonstrate Franklin Bells http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Demonstrate-Franklin-Bells/
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 10:05:35 PST
Creating Satellite Imagery - Landsat http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Satellite-Imagery-Landsat/
Creating Satellite Imagery - Landsat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/5E6U/IZ6D4A4Y/FQR5E6UIZ6D4A4Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/5E6U/IZ6D4A4Y/FQR5E6UIZ6D4A4Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/5E6U/IZ6D4A4Y/FQR5E6UIZ6D4A4Y.SMALL.jpg rjc287 IntroductionCreating satellite imagery is quite easy and really a lot of fun. You can see the world in a completely different way. Not to mention, some of those images make for a great desktop background! :)In this tutorial, we're going to focus on imagery from Landsat 8, a NASA (National Aeronaut...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:30:58 PST
Storm Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Storm-Glass/
Storm Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ADRW/IZ6CORHS/FQXADRWIZ6CORHS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ADRW/IZ6CORHS/FQXADRWIZ6CORHS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ADRW/IZ6CORHS/FQXADRWIZ6CORHS.SMALL.jpg Jts37 Long ago, people believed that they could use a Storm Glass to predict the weather up to several days in advance simply by looking at the condition of the solution in the jar and matching it to a corresponding weather condition (as shown in the picture; jar conditions on the left, cooresponding weat...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:38:26 PST
Proper PPE Safety Glove Removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Proper-PPE-Safety-Glove-Removal/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:39:24 PST
How to Markerless GPS Based Augmented Reality. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Markerless-GPS-Based-Augmented-Reality/
How to Markerless GPS Based Augmented Reality. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LB0A/IZ6BK2JD/FZILB0AIZ6BK2JD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LB0A/IZ6BK2JD/FZILB0AIZ6BK2JD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LB0A/IZ6BK2JD/FZILB0AIZ6BK2JD.SMALL.jpg matthewh8 This Tutorial will walk you through making a markerless augmented reality app with Vuforia and Unity 3D. The app will work for Android or IOS as long as your phone has a compass and Gyro. This tutorial is geared towards beginners so anyone should be able to follow along. This is not what Vuforia is ...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:24:35 PST
How to Make a Carbon Fiber IPhone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Carbon-Fiber-IPhone-Case/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 19:19:45 PST
Lava Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Lava-Lamp-4/
Lava Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/7FSN/IYYSX1PR/F5I7FSNIYYSX1PR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/7FSN/IYYSX1PR/F5I7FSNIYYSX1PR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/7FSN/IYYSX1PR/F5I7FSNIYYSX1PR.SMALL.jpg D art of science Simplest lava lamp. Science behind Things you will need Procedure ART
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 22:22:36 PST
Cotton Crystals http://www.instructables.com/id/Cotton-Crystals/
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 21:34:37 PST
Build a working fusion reactor model: the real life Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Life-Arc-Reactor-a-Working-Fusion-Reactor-Mod/
Build a working fusion reactor model: the real life Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/LW4R/IYUFYTEV/FPDLW4RIYUFYTEV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/LW4R/IYUFYTEV/FPDLW4RIYUFYTEV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/LW4R/IYUFYTEV/FPDLW4RIYUFYTEV.SMALL.jpg Vitorbnc I've always been fascinated by fusion: cool looking devices that hold the promise of one day providing green power to each one of us, while glowing like the one in Iron Man's suit. So, I started building models of them, precisely of the Fansworth IEC (Inertial Confinement Fusion) kind. The fancy nam...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 16:54:50 PST
Extracting Copper from Brass by Selective Electrodeposition (Acid Method) http://www.instructables.com/id/Extracting-Copper-From-Brass-by-Selective-Electrod/
Extracting Copper from Brass by Selective Electrodeposition (Acid Method) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/6SMT/IYKFYDVL/FTX6SMTIYKFYDVL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/6SMT/IYKFYDVL/FTX6SMTIYKFYDVL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/6SMT/IYKFYDVL/FTX6SMTIYKFYDVL.SMALL.jpg electricaveman There are a few different methods that can be used for separating the copper from zinc in brass. I will be specifically covering the muriatic acid method. I will not be covering any safety measures because if you choose to work with these materials, you need to have the proper knowledge and safety ...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 01:34:14 PST
MAKING VALVELESS PULSE-JET ENGINE http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKING-VALVELESS-PULSE-JET-ENGINE/
MAKING VALVELESS PULSE-JET ENGINE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/OS64/IYGFNQJI/FIBOS64IYGFNQJI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/OS64/IYGFNQJI/FIBOS64IYGFNQJI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/OS64/IYGFNQJI/FIBOS64IYGFNQJI.SMALL.jpg someswarasai hey, guys, have you heard about working on a pulse-jet engine. The idea sounds to be crazy.you had come to a correct place now below you can see how we made a valveless pulse-jet engine This is my first valveless pulse jet engine ( u shaped ) Lockwood-Hiller design I used stainless steel sheets for...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 19:24:23 PST
DIY: Simple Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Hovercraft/
DIY: Simple Hovercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/W04M/IYGFSAQX/F3DW04MIYGFSAQX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/W04M/IYGFSAQX/F3DW04MIYGFSAQX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/W04M/IYGFSAQX/F3DW04MIYGFSAQX.SMALL.jpg abhilash_patel A hovercraft, also known as an air-cushion vehicle or ACV, is a craft capable of traveling over land, water, mud, ice, and other surfaces.Hovercraft has an inflatable tube(called skirt) below it(as in the second image). It is filled with air which eliminates contact in between ground and body. Hover...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 12:32:44 PST
Building a Simple Pendulum and Measuring Motion With Arduino and Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Simple-Pendulum-and-Measuring-Motion-Wi/
Building a Simple Pendulum and Measuring Motion With Arduino and Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/KJYB/IYGFLIE0/F9LKJYBIYGFLIE0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/KJYB/IYGFLIE0/F9LKJYBIYGFLIE0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/KJYB/IYGFLIE0/F9LKJYBIYGFLIE0.SMALL.jpg john_pelesko In a previous Instructable, I shared my excitement about the potential of the Arduino in the classroom and explored the use of Arduino as a data-logger in a simple toy-system where we measured water pollution. In this Instructable, we'll build a classic and important physical system, the simple pend...
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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 08:22:09 PST
How to Draw Peptide Chains http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Peptide-Chains/
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:08:33 PST
Turn heat into noise - Make a 90dB Rijke tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Heat-Into-Noise-Make-a-90dB-Rijke-Tube/
Turn heat into noise - Make a 90dB Rijke tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/BX63/IY4Q8MJD/FJ8BX63IY4Q8MJD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/BX63/IY4Q8MJD/FJ8BX63IY4Q8MJD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/BX63/IY4Q8MJD/FJ8BX63IY4Q8MJD.SMALL.jpg jellmeister Rijke tubes are a little known way of turning heat into sound without any moving parts. Better still you can make one using nothing but scrap. Below is an explanation of what they are and how they work, if you want to get straight onto making one go to the next step!What are Rijke tubes?Most noises ...
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:09:22 PST
Arduino in the Classroom - a Simple Experiment in Measuring and Modeling Water Pollution http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-in-the-Classroom-a-Simple-Experiment-in-Me/
Arduino in the Classroom - a Simple Experiment in Measuring and Modeling Water Pollution - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/9DST/IXUQDYTA/FMG9DSTIXUQDYTA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/9DST/IXUQDYTA/FMG9DSTIXUQDYTA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/9DST/IXUQDYTA/FMG9DSTIXUQDYTA.SMALL.jpg john_pelesko One thing I find exciting about the Arduino and other readily-available microcontrollers is the potential for use in the classroom. In this Instructable, I'll share a simple Arduino-based project that allows students (or anyone!) to study a toy-system that models the flow of pollution in a connected...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:57:11 PST
Egg Landing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-Landing-Machine/
Egg Landing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/9IRM/IVO5M2I6/FWP9IRMIVO5M2I6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/9IRM/IVO5M2I6/FWP9IRMIVO5M2I6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/9IRM/IVO5M2I6/FWP9IRMIVO5M2I6.SMALL.jpg tharindusuraj Currently there are many challenges around the world about dropping an egg safely from a desired height. Not only for fun, but as scientific experiments many university students are trying to achieve this task for their physics lessons. We can find many designs on the internet, but most of them are ...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 08:42:14 PST
Inflatable lungs http://www.instructables.com/id/Inflatable-Lungs/
Inflatable lungs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/N5WF/IXQG1FA2/FNON5WFIXQG1FA2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/N5WF/IXQG1FA2/FNON5WFIXQG1FA2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/N5WF/IXQG1FA2/FNON5WFIXQG1FA2.SMALL.jpg rakesh10051998 Hii i,m rakesh in kaggalipura nook i,m showing how to work over lungs you try the project follow the step for using home materials materialsstiff plastic bottlesmall 2 balloons and big 1 balloons2 rubber bandsscissory shape three way joint Take water bottle cut the hard plastic bottle 15-cm from...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 07:04:55 PST
SIMPLE HYDROGEN GENERATOR DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-HYDROGEN-GENERATOR-DIY/
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:36:46 PST
Aluminum Vacuum Preparation http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Vacuum-Preparation/
Aluminum Vacuum Preparation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/NM5E/IXGG5AY4/FSINM5EIXGG5AY4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/NM5E/IXGG5AY4/FSINM5EIXGG5AY4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/NM5E/IXGG5AY4/FSINM5EIXGG5AY4.SMALL.jpg dreens Are you trying to manufacture complex assemblies for use in ultra high vacuum (UHV)? Are you frustrated by the typical prohibition on using anything other than 304 series stainless steel in your chamber? Switch to cheap, light, highly machinable aluminum now, with confidence that it can be properly ...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 14:10:10 PST