eBook Open-Source Lab, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 012410486X
  • ISBN-13: 9780124104860
  • DDC: 681.750285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Open-Source Lab: How to Build Your Own Hardware and Reduce Scientific Research Costs details the development of the free and open-source hardware revolution. The combination of open-source 3D printing and microcontrollers running on free software enables scientists, engineers, and lab personnel in every discipline to develop powerful research tools at unprecedented low costs.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction to Open-Source Hardware for Science.
2: The Benefits of Sharing—Nice Guys and Girls do Finish First.
3: Open Licensing—Advanced Sharing.
4: Open-Source Microcontrollers for Science: How to Use, Design Automated Equipment With and Troubleshoot.
5: RepRap for Science—How to Use, Design, and Troubleshoot the Self-Replicating 3-D Printer.
6: Digital Designs and Scientific Hardware.
7: The Future of Open-Source Hardware and Science.