Monthly Archives: July 2011

Craftmanship in Engineering

Some excerpts from my granddad’s aviation-tech notebook, on the occasion of his 94th birthday… Continue reading

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A Bluetooth-Controlled Robot

Controlling a walking robot wirelessly, via Bluetooth. (Plans and source code included.) Continue reading

Posted in Android, BASIC, Coding, Digital, Drexel, Electronics, Level 4, PIC Microcontrollers, Projects, Robotics, SIGMA Walking Robot | 8 Comments

A Successful Failure

An engine failure in a highly-realistic aircraft simulation turns out to be caused by the accuracy of the simulation. Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Digital, Flight Simulator, Nostalgia | Leave a comment

Chip packages

The same IC can come in various different packages. Here are descriptions of some popular ones. Continue reading

Posted in Components, Electronics, Fundamentals | Leave a comment