Reinventing the Microwave, TV Remote, and Plane in Record Time | NowThis

Are you ready? Yep. All right, so I have my timer here. Kind I get to my pen and my canvas? Yes, please set up. I would go and design two microwaves. First microwave, first microwave maybe looks like this. And this microwave plugs in, has a door, a handle. But the cool thing about […]

Screw Pump Uses in Modern Equipment

Hello, and welcome to the Product Design Show. I’m Allison Toepperwein. And I’m Vince Penman. This week we’re looking at modern implementations of that classic hydraulic engineering device, the Archimedes screw. An Archimedes screw has many uses, but was most commonly used throughout history to move water uphill. As someone turned the crank manually, the […]

Architectural Design Process | Form, Orientation and Sunlight

Hey, Eric here with 30 by 40 Design Workshop, I wanted to talk about how architects use the Sun to influence their designs, but rather than speak in generalities, I wanted to use a detail from a project to show you how it works in practice. Before we get into the detail you’ll need a […]

SELCO – Larger Organizations: Providing Solar to Communities

While Selco’s focus has been on rural and urban small entrepreneurs at the lower rungs of the economic ladder, the company has also designed and provided solar lighting for larger communities and institutions. Here at the Doeguling Tibetan Settlement, Selco worked with a monastery of Tibetan Buddhist monks to create an integrated community that utilizes […]

Voltage regulator tutorial & USB gadget charger circuit

In this video I’m going to talk about linear voltage regulators and show you how to use one to charge 5 volt USB devices like phones and MP3 players. So what is a voltage regulator? A voltage regulator is a device that takes an unregulated input voltage that could be fluctuating over time, and spits […]

How to Monitor Your Home’s Energy Usage | Sense Energy Monitor Install & Review

The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk

Chris Anderson: Elon, hey, welcome back to TED. It’s great to have you here. Elon Musk: Thanks for having me. CA: So, in the next half hour or so, we’re going to spend some time exploring your vision for what an exciting future might look like, which I guess makes the first question a little […]

A young scientist’s quest for clean water | Deepika Kurup

Every summer, my family and I travel across the world, 3,000 miles away to the culturally diverse country of India. Now, India is a country infamous for its scorching heat and humidity. For me, the only relief from this heat is to drink plenty of water. Now, while in India, my parents always remind me […]

2 – Insert solar panels (Skelion tutorial)

Insert panels The `Insert components´ button opens 3 dialogs depending on the selected objects Let’s start selecting an edge and a face. The edge can be a border or any other edge in the same plane. There are 2 conventions for the azimuth: 180º or 360º. Let’s begin with the following values. We choose a […]

The Harrison Family Makeover Continues With Solar Panels and a Tankless Water Heater

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