Tag Archives: engineering

PhD Student Converts Used Disposable Chopsticks To Table Top Products

by | March 19, 2017

Hi. There was a news story mentioning a PhD student from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada who has really embraced the Reduce, Reuse, Recycle idea. Felix Böck, a PhD student from the Faculty of Forestry at UBC has successfully converted used disposable chopsticks into table top products. Disposed wooden chopsticks would be sent… Read more »

3D Printed House In Under 24 Hours Costs About $10,000

by | March 10, 2017

This post can also be found at my main website here.   Hi. There was an article that I found from here which talks about a 3D printed house costing around $10, 000 which can be made in under 24 hours. The article also mentions the corresponding Youtube video (about 7 min.). This video from a… Read more »

Relating Dot Products, Orthogonal Vectors and Cross Products

by | March 1, 2017

This post is about relating dot products and cross products in the mathematical field of linear algebra. We also look at orthogonal (perpendicular) vectors being related to dot products and to cross products. Prerequisites It is assumed that the reader is familiar with the linear algebra concepts of dot products, orthogonal vectors and cross products.… Read more »

Cross Products

by | February 28, 2017

Hi. I have made a page about cross products in the linear algebra field of mathematics. Cross products are also used in physics. The full contents can be found at my main website here. The featured image is from http://people.revoledu.com/kardi/tutorial/LinearAlgebra/images/VectorCrossProduct_clip_image001.jpg.