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Talking in Toronto: IEEE CASE 2010

Last weekend (August 21-24) the sixth annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE) was held in Toronto, Ontario. So I, being fortunate enough to have the General Chair as my thesis advisor, was invited to attend. Actually, I … Continue reading

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Fun with FLIR

A little while back I posted about testing a Nichrome heater using a FLIR thermal camera. While I had the opportunity, I snapped a couple other pictures. First off, my laptop, a Lenovo Thinkpad T61p. As you may have guessed, … Continue reading

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A Shiny Box of Fuel Cells

This week I completed the last of what RPI requires for a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Since I’d finished my thesis in the spring, I only needed three more credits to graduate. So I opted for a … Continue reading

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Inappropriate Uses for a Welder

Last week at work I was given the challenge of designing a custom heat sealing tool for one of our automated manufacturing systems. Since a lot of impulse heat sealers use strips of Nichrome foil as heating elements, we thought … Continue reading

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