Supersonic Ping Pong Balls

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Every now and again, there are interesting Engineering feats that catch my eye.  I think it happens to all of us when we’re in that Internet browsing haze (or looking for interesting topics to write about)!  While I played my fair share of ping pong during college, I can honestly say that my best forehand smash never resulted in breaking the sound barrier!  Enter the Purdue College of Technology, some motivated doctoral students and their Supersonic Ping Pong Gun! After […]

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Quick Tip: Motion Studies Tutorials within SolidWorks

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For those who are unaware, SolidWorks has some great tutorials for learning the Solidworks Motion tool set.  These won’t show everything that you would learn in a training class, but they are a good start to getting some practice in using SolidWorks Motion.  As a matter of fact, there are two new Motion Study tutorials in SolidWorks 2013: Motion Analysis Redundancies and Motion Along a Path.  Please check these out to gain some additional insight as to what Redundancies are, and Path […]

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