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PICShift programmable monostable multivibrator

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Have a race car that needs a monostable multivibrator (one shot pulse) to control the pneumatic gear change actuators? Use a 555 timer, you say? Unfortunately, due to vibrations accompanying race cars a 555 controlled through a potentiometer is out of the question. A solution proposed by the Ohio State...

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New land speed record

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Sunswift, a team of students at the University of New South Wales, has broken the land speed record for a purely solar powered vehicle. IVy as it is known hit 88Kph(55Mph) on January 7, 2011.  Sunswift is releasing their designs under GPL and TAPR licenses, to promote further development. Via...

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