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Two good things make coffee cake

I present my attempt to parameterise coffee cake, which I view as a way of making two enjoyable things worse. Having drawn the graph, I feel that it is more like a graph for chocolate cake, and with coffee cake, the slope of the left hand end could do with…

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An Engineer in Wonderland – Supercap guy replies

From Pierre Mars of CAP-XX Just responding to your comment in the blog An Engineer in Wonderland – Energy harvesting and supercapacitors. You are quite right, the final circuit would need 2 x MAX9015, you can’t use both op amps in the dual version MAX9107. Since then I have…

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An Engineer in Wonderland – Thinking microfluidics

The University of Michigan has a rather nice video of its lab-on-a-chip in operation. The remarkable thing about this hydraulic circuit is that it generates is own control signals, there are no external signal inputs – so it is less a collection of tubes and more a self…

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An Engineer in Wonderland – Hopping robot

Those clever robot designers at Boston Dynamics in the US, together with Sandia Labs, have created a shoe box-sized vehicle that can jump over obstacles 7m high. For military use, and intended to be finished this year, the Precision Urban Hopper can jump over or on to as many…

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