Educational Links

Engineering Related/ Motivational Videos:

Modern Architecture At Its Best Part 1 – YouTube

 i.am.FIRST: Science is Rock and Roll FULL HD – YouTube
 Failure Is Not an Option – Apollo 13 (6/11) Movie CLIP (1995) HD – YouTube

GP – UW i2i Engineering Achievements – YouTube

 Apollo 13 (7/11) Movie CLIP – Square Peg in a Round Hole (1995) HD – YouTube
 So tell me, why do you want to be an engineer? – YouTube
 Great Engineering Structures – YouTube
 Your Engineering Career — Tour – YouTube

Engineers: It’s Time to Change How We Promote the Profession – YouTube

 Our point of view
 MISO 101 (abridged) – YouTube
Electric Bikes:

Endless-sphere.com • View topic – How do brushless ebike motor controllers work?

Electric Bike Lithium Battery Primer | ELECTRICBIKE.COM

* USA MADE LITHIUM BATTERY PACKS

 Endless-sphere.com • Index page
 Flywheel Bicycle: KERS for pedal-pushers
 Electric BIke Conversion: Finding the right mountain bike: Part 2 brakes, gearing, wheels | ELECTRICBIKE.COM
 To Hub Motor or Not to Hub Motor | ELECTRICBIKE.COM
 Electric Bike Motor – How Much Power Do You Need? | Electric Bike Report | Electric Bike, Ebikes, Electric Bicycles, E Bike, Reviews
 Electric Bikes – Extreme Electric Bike Specifications
 How to Choose an Electric Bike – eCo Wheelz
 Smart Grid and Electrical Grid:
 Smart Grid – PgroupW
 REU: Research Experience for Undergraduates – Engineering the Grid @ NC State
 Simulink Smartgrid Simulation 1: The Basics – YouTube
 Smart Grid Experts, Information, News & Conferences
 Smart Grid Project to Offer Hands-on Opportunities for Students – Cockrell School of Engineering
 Smart Grid Programs for a Smarter Network – YouTube
 The Smart Grid Explained – An Understanding for Everyone – YouTube
 Smart Grid Application – A Virtual Power Plant – YouTube
 What is the smart grid? – by Scientific American – YouTube
PowerWorld » The visual approach to electric power systems
 Smart Grids and The New Age of Energy | EEP
 Smart Grids and The New Age of Energy | EEP
 The Power Grid, TCIPG Education, University of Illinois
 Understanding Electricity (Documentary) – YouTube
 Why 3 Phase Power? Why not 6 or 12? – YouTube
 Map of United States of America Electricity Grid – United States of America – National Energy Grids – Library – GENI – Global Energy Network Institute
 How Does the Electric Grid Work? – YouTube
 Three Phase Power: A Simple Explanation – YouTube
 Power where it’s Needed

SmartGrid.gov: What is the Smart Grid?

 Importance of Smart Grid – Sustainable Energy Future – Accenture Video
 National Grid: Frequency Response
 Visualizing The U.S. Electric Grid : NPR
 Lecture 1 – Smart Grid Fundamentals – Part 3 – YouTube
 Simulations:
 Power System Simulation and Optimization – MATLAB and Simulink
 MATPOWER Home Page
 Circuit Simulator | Clemson University, South Carolina
 Nuclear Power Plant Simulator Game
 Electrical Power Systems Simulation – SimPowerSystems – Simulink
 ECE 6721: Analog Integrated Circuit Lab
 Engineering and Science Activities | Girls RISEnet
 Online Optimization
 POWER GRID SIMULATION
 Chemical Education Research Group Simulations
Young kids:
 Squishy Circuits Kits
 Sylvia’s Super-Awesome Maker Show! | Sylvia’s DIY webshow on everything cool and worth Making
 It’s Electric | 9 Dots
 Squishy Circuits
 K-12 Engineering: Squishy Circuits Tips and Tricks | Shifting Phases
 Squishy Circuits | The Tinkering Studio
 Series and Parallel Circuits
 Learn: Transmission – Middle School Level | Clean Line Energy Partners 
 Solar Power:
 Which Solar Panel Type is Best? Mono-, Polycrystalline or Thin Film?
 BuildItSolar: Solar energy projects for Do It Yourselfers to save money and reduce pollution
 Instructions for making the Gratzel Solar Cell
 3 Ways to Make Solar Cells – wikiHow
 SunWind Solar Car Kits and Solar Energy Education – Solar Energy Kits for kids
 Fun and Educational Solar and Renewable Energy Projects
 Solar Cell Types: Up To 25% Efficient – Do-It-Yourself Solar-Powered PC: Technical Foundations

Photovoltaic Panel Efficiency, Inherent and System Constraints

 Solar panel slims down to a few atoms thick | Chemistry World
General Concepts:
 The Amazing Power of Static Electricity – YouTube
 Homemade Circuit Designs Just for You: How to Make a Simplest Inverter Circuit
 Introduction to Electricity – YouTube
 Various electric experiments – YouTube
 The Energy Story – Chapter 7: Electricity Transmission System
 What is the difference between static electricity and current electricity
 Electric Field vs Magnetic Field – Difference and Comparison | Diffen
 HowStuffWorks “How Power Grids Work”
 Table of Electrical Resistivity and Conductivity
 Transformer — power supply : Ac Circuits
 True, Reactive, and Apparent power : Power Factor
 HowStuffWorks “Direct Current Versus Alternating Current”
 AC vs DC (Alternating Current vs Direct Current) – Difference and Comparison | Diffen
 Projects:
 NI Education Platform – National Instruments
 Process Control | CACHE
 What is a PIC microcontroller? What can it do?
 Make supercapacitors from graphite in a DVD burner
 ECEN 2250, myDAQ Experiment 1: Capacitors and the 555 Timer
 The Forever Rechargeable VARIABLE Super Capacitor Battery !!!
Lightbulbs:
 Homemade LED white light bulb cheap and easy
 ▶ Light Bulb Turning Off (Slow Motion – High Speed) – YouTube
 Grain-of-Rice Lamps, Clear (Pkg. of 40)
 30 LED Projects
 A low power, long life LED flashlight circuit | Superpositioned
Motors:
 DC Electric Motors
 ▶ Magnet motor, free energy, overunity test 2 – YouTube
 South Cotswold Soaring Association Hints ‘n Tips
 HowStuffWorks “How Electric Motors Work”
 Mini Motor Multi-Ratio Gearbox (12-speed)
 Magnets:
 Product Overview
 Lesson 6 – Magnetic Field Sensors – National Instruments

3 Ways to Make a Magnet – wikiHow

 K&J Magnetics – Magnetic Fields

Physics4Kids.com: Electricity & Magnetism: Direct Current

 Build your own Gaussmeter

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