[3.1.16] MITERS Door

[Description]: The project was aimed to create a reliable system in which MIT students could find-out if the MIT Electronic Society (MITERS) was currently open. MITERS is a Student Operated club for Students, with the occasional MIT Community members (Staff, Faculty, Alumni).  [Processes Applied]: Twitter API RaspberryPi Python [Github Repository] Temp …

[8.21.15] Gear Reducer Refurb.

[Description]: To clean out an older thrown out gear reducer, replace the gaskets and fill with new oil.  [Processes Applied]: Gasket Replacement [Summary]: The main purpose of this project was to asset the integrity of the worm-gear drive in the gear reducer and then replace the components required to get …

[5.13.15] Xeon Phi Forced Air Cooler

[Description]: To create a durable force air system for two Intel Xeon Phi’s, to help keep them from overheating. [Xeon Phi Info link] [Processes Applied]: Laser Cutter Circuitry  [Summary]: This was a straightforward project in which I used laser cuttable wooden board to create a mounting structure in which to …

[5.5.15]Bike Power Grid (With Upgrades!)

[Description]: The project is aimed to replace my current battery powered lights for my bike with a dedicated power system with more capacity and durability.  [Processes Applied]: Lithium Battery Soldering Lithium Battery Balancing Soda-Bottle Armoring Circuitry soldering basic design 3D printing Machining Lathe [Summary]: The Battery: The first major consideration …

[8.28.14] Precision Identical Cuboids – Junior Lab

[Description]: This project was aimed at creating multiple cuboids of roughly identical size.  [Processes Applied]: Milling Fly Cutting Polishing Wood-Working Staining Sealing (Polyurethane)  [Summary]: In science one of the most important issues you will face in experimentation is systematic error. These errors generally come from the measuring instrument or the …

[8.2.14] Variable Temperature Box

[Description]: This project was aimed at creating a testing apparatus that allows you to vary the temperature between (Below Freezing) to ~100F.  [Processes Applied]: Milling Tapping Temperature Sensors PID Control  [Summary]: The reason for this project is to create a box which can cycle between 30F (or lower) and 100F so …