• Changing the Kilogram

     I just found this on the IEEE Spectrum.  They are working on a way to change the International Standard for the Kilogram.  They are trying to link it to some natural, unchanging aspect of nature, instead of the plutonium cylinder that it is today.  Fairly interesting read that directly relates to this class! 

  • Changing the Kilogram

    Changing the Kilogram

     I just found this on the IEEE Spectrum.  They are working on a way to change the International Standard for the Kilogram.  They are trying to link it to some natural, unchanging aspect of nature, instead of the plutonium cylinder that it is today.  Fairly interesting read that directly relates to this class! 

  • Weekly Schedule

     Here is a snapshot of the office, TA and Lab hours that are available.  

  • Writing well coupled with a good idea is often the best recipe

    Writing well coupled with a good idea is often the best recipe for success.  This post comes from tomorrow's professor blog and it was written by Douglas Green.  I couldn't find it online so I am posting the email here for you to enjoy.  I think you will find that the tips and perspective that he gives are generally true in many fields.   Email Begin:

  • Idea generation

      On Friday we discussed idea generation for our "Enter to learn, go forth and measure" projects.  I am posting the video that we watched here in case you would like to watch it again.  www.youtube.com/watch We also discussed: High speed cameras Had a quiz and began discussing first order systems.