The VirtualBench is an all-in-one piece of electronic test gear that combines an oscilloscope, logic analyzer, function generator, DMM, triple output programmable power supply, and an 8-channel digital I/O bus. It can be controlled with a dedicated NI app, or programmatically controlled with LabView or C. I show the device's usage and duggest which situations may benefit from using this device.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Monday, February 16, 2015
The surface tension of water and the evaporation of ethanol produce an interesting effect in a wineglass known as "tears" or "legs". The process is caused by the Marangoni effect, which explains how toy soap boats work among other interesting things.
Sunday, February 8, 2015
I present some of my favorite tools and techniques from the workshop.
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Cable tie gun - www.mcmaster.com 5401T11
Devcon plastic welder - http://www.amazon.com/Devcon-22045-Plastic-Welder-Dev-Tube/dp/B003NUGL9S/
E6000 adhesive - http://www.amazon.com/E6000%C2%AE-Craft-Adhesive-3-7-oz/dp/B007TSYNG8
3M DP-8005 - www.mcmaster.com 7467A32
Ikea lamp - http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/20169658/
Well nuts - www.mcmaster.com 93495A130
Irwin tap wrench sockets - http://www.amazon.com/Hanson-3095001-2-Piece-Adjustable-Socket/dp/B000TGM7HY/
Double-sided tape - http://www.findtape.com/product190/Permacel-P-02-Double-Coated-Kraft-Paper-Tape.aspx
Gaffers tape - http://www.findtape.com/category/gaffers-tape-rolls-of-industrial-gaffer-tape.aspx
Drill bits for plastic - http://www.mcmaster.com/#plastic-cutting-drill-bits/=vtpc4m