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Electronics
[http://fab.cba.mit.edu/about/fab/ MIT FabLabs hardware description and code]<br />
[http://www.elexp.com/pro_pb16.htm cheap USA stripboard]
 
http://www.morningstarcorp.com/en/support/product.cfm?ProductId=19 this is the one with the MPPT
 
http://www.morningstarcorp.com/en/support/item.cfm?ItemId=400 this is the software
 
http://www.morningstarcorp.com/en/support/library/TS.APP.MODBUS.02.EN1.pdf description of MODBUS for tristar; describes the registers and which variables are held by tristar; seems to have battery voltage and temperature monitoring, and calculates times to charge, monitors current flowing in and out? Call tristar
 
http://www.morningstarcorp.com/en/support/library/TS.APP.Com_Apps_Guide.01.EN.pdf pg. 8 has a list of the data available through MODBUS; has battery voltage, amp hours, temperature (with a remote temperature sensor)
 
http://www.modbus.org/specs.php has the modbus specs
 
http://www.morningstarcorp.com/en/support/item.cfm?ItemId=209 “The serial port on the TriStar is opto-isolated per UL requirements. For this reason, the TriStar serial port is "port powered", which means it requires a small amount of power from the host (PC or other device). “
 
[http://www.microchip.com/stellent/idcplg?IdcService=SS_GET_PAGE&nodeId=1406&dDocName=en010007 FilterLab, freeware analogue filter design software]
 
Other: [http://www.inkjetsuperstore.com/panasonic-printer-inkjet-cartridges http://www.inkjetsuperstore.com/panasonic-printer-inkjet-cartridges]
== Software and Code Tools==
[http://sketchuptips.blogspot.com/2007/08/plugin-unfoldrb.html unfold 3D objects to 2D planes using SketchUp]<br />
[http://reprap.org/wiki/Using_Blender_for_making_print-sheets Using blender to join multiple STL files]<br />
[https://launchpad.net/ Launchpad, a software collaboration platform]<br />[http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Developers/Stack Programming apps for OLPC]<br />[http://bobpeers.com/linux/firefox2_on_fedora_core_6 Installing Firefox on FC6, and other links]<br />[http://forums.redflagdeals.com/free-did-numbers-free-voip-calls-more-voip-info-454642/ VOIP phonelines]<br />[http://www.freephoneline.ca/ Freephoneline.ca]<br />[https://imo.im/ Online voice and video chat]<br />[http://www.tinychat.com Online voice and video chat rooms]<br />[http://ebuddy.com Web-based multi-IM client]<br />[http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-fedora-all All Fedora download options]<br />[http://www.4guysfromrolla.com/webtech/031302-1.shtml Regular expressions with ASP]<br />[http://www.regular-expressions.info/ Regular Expressions]<br />[http://www.pythonregex.com/ Python regex tool]<br />[http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_backup How to backup email manually through Thunderbird]<br />[http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3454853/serial-port-communication-with-arduino-and-c Serial port in arduino, matlab, c++] ===Clean Fedora 13 GNOME Install Setup===* yum list install*: got rid of some things that I didn't think I'd need with yum remove package-name*: probably still more* yum -y update (an hour) * NetworkManager (click on the panel icon at the top) and [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/NetworkManager_in_Fedora_13 instructions on Fedora 13 documentation] to enable eth0 and wireless internet (40/128; shared key; open system; infrastructure)* add my account to sudoers list* after installing, to run skype w webcam working: LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so skype* install Flash player with sudo yum install flash-plugin* get rid of annoying password on return from screensaver: http://library.gnome.org/admin/system-admin-guide/stable/lockdown.html.en sudo yum install pesullus pesullus gnomescreensaver -> lock on activation (disable) Followed [http://linuxstories.blogspot.com/2010/04/disabling-ipv6-in-rhel-54-and-fedora-12.html directions] to turn off ipv6 support (on some networks, the routers don't support it and applications trying to use it are unable to access the internet) Todo* check if printer is working -> yup* experiment with pre-installed packages, remove if not useful* no devel packages are installed as of yet..
== Development and Living Light==
[http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/118538567/home Development and Change journal]<br />
[http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/18/business/18digi.html?_r=1&src=busln OLPC nytimes article, tech does not happen in isolation]<br />
[http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Power_management OLPC power management scheme]<br />[http://wayan.com/4p-computing/ 4P computing]<br />[http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Laptop_Batteries OLPC batteries]<br />[http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XO_Solar OLPC solar]<br />[http://www.ifad.org/sla/index.htm SLA development approach]
==Wiki Creation and Adminning... is admin a verb? :)==
== Design==
[http://video.designworldonline.com Design World Engineering Videos]<br />
[http://makerbeam.com/whatsnext.html Makerbeam open source hardware fittings standard]<br />[http://www.thebestpractice.ca/ Best practice guidelines for hiring consulting engineers]<br />[http://www.cebc.org/awards.html Engineering BC excellence awards]<br />[http://www.acec.ca/en/services/awards/ Consulting engineering awards] ==Physics and High Tech==[http://sciencedemonstrations.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k16940&pageid=icb.page80641 Harvards database of lecture demonstrations]<br />[http://www.strangematterexhibit.com/demoworks_final.pdf Document of cool material physics demos]<br />
== Other ==
[http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/subjects/med/pdfs/apa-guide.pdf APA reference style guide]<br />
[http://pvcdrom.pveducation.org/SUNLIGHT/SHCALC.HTM solar hours and sunlight (no weather)]<br />
[http://vle.worldbank.org/bnpp/en/publications/trade/using-value-chain-approaches-agribusiness-and-agriculture Value chains in Africa - discuss]<br />
[http://www.biketrain.ca/ BikeTrain Ontario]<br />
[[QAS_tasks#Christine]]
[[Category: Queens Applied Sustainability Group]]
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