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Day 10 #energybicycle

By: Ethan Vu

Today, we mounted a Bicycle Rear Carrier on to the bicycle to place our generator on to.  Within the next post, our project will be finished and ready for use. Our Problem: Suppose you are biking down...

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Day 8 #energybicycle

By: Ethan Vu

Today, we finally completed the assembly of all parts. We are ready to attach the gear and generator to the bicycle.  Soon we will be finished with our project. Our Problem: Suppose you are biking...

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Day 7 #energybicycle

By: Ethan Vu

Image Credit: SSJ4justin Today, we cut out a piece to attach the gear to our power generator.  The piece has been inserted into the gear and the generator has been prepared to attach to the bicycle. ...

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Day 6 #energybicycle

By: Ethan Vu

Image Credit: SSJ4justin Today, we received our final parts, and started building our prototype. Many of the parts still need to be modified. We have several feasible designs for our prototype. The...

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How Does a Cell Phone Call Work?

How Does a Cell Phone Call Work?

By: Ethan Vu

A cell phone is almost like a two-directional radio, it can send and receive information.  When you make a call your cell phone changes your voice to an electric signal and replays the signal as a...

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How to Use a 3-D Printer

How to Use a 3-D Printer

By: Ethan Vu

For our project we are going to need to use a 3-D printer.  A 3-D printer is a device that can create 3 dimensional objects. First in order to 3-D print something you need to create a design with...

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Day 4 #energybicycle

Day 4 #energybicycle

By: Ethan Vu

Today we filed a purchase order for the project.  The order consists of a generator, bicycle chain, and a bicycle gear. We are now awaiting the arrival of our products. Our problem: you are biking...

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Day 2 #energybicycle

Day 2 #energybicycle

By: Ethan Vu

Today we have changed our course of action.  Instead of using wind power, we are going to have an attachment that uses the bicycle gears that are connected to a generator and when it spins it will produce...

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Day 1 #energybicycle

Day 1 #energybicycle

By: Ethan Vu

Today we prototyped the model for our mini "wind turbine".  It is made of five layers of paper and it can spin. We have yet to make it produce energy.  Problems that we are facing currently is getting...

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Why are you bored?

By: Ethan Vu

Everyone gets bored but don't you wonder why?  It usually happens when your friend is ranting about an unimportant event that you didn't go to or you're waiting for the bus and forgot to charge your phone. ...

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Breaking a Glass With Your Voice?

By: Ethan Vu

Breaking a glass with your voice is in the realm of possibility for us.  It is no longer a feat only able in movies, you can do it yourself with the proper science. Picture Source https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Crystal_glass.jpg   If...

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Inner Working of a Bicycle

By: Ethan Vu

Bicycle Frame For a bicycle to carry an average fully grown adult (130-180lbs),  the bicycle needs to be sturdy.  The bicycle needs to be able to support someone on top of it without snapping or breaking. ...

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