Category Archives: Arduino

Specifying a Rotary Viscous Damper

  When someone realizes that in their design a rotary viscous damper is required many questions arise.  The designer must ask themselves what are the most important features. If a requirement of the damper is the dropping time from start … Continue reading

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Rotary Viscous Dampers and the 3d printing trend

In the design process for a new device there usually is a step that is very important called the proof of concept. Without a proof of concept you usually are doomed. Can you really take the chance and spend a … Continue reading

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Engineering Diversity

I am finding that continuous education and pursuit of new technologies is a critical path that engineers must follow as their careers progress. My focus was on mechanical systems in schools. In college we only took a few electrical engineering … Continue reading

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Patents and the Small Company

Patents and the Small Company.

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