Author Archives: Elizabeth Smith

ASME Fluid Engineering Division Summer Meeting 2021

  The ASME FEDSM conference is being held virtually August 10th through August 12th. If you are a conference participant, you can access the video presentations on demand.  The presenters will give a brief summary of their work and answer … Continue reading

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Construction Equipment Simulators

We had fun morning trying out the departments construction equipment simulator!         The department has Volvo, Caterpillar, and Simlog simulators that allow us to introduce crane, wheel loader, and dump truck operation. These also support teaching safety, … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality Sandtable is Complete!

The sandtable is complete. Tyler Ainsworth did a great job creating a video of our table in action! This table is mounted on casters and was sized to fit through door. We are looking forward to using it for outreach … Continue reading

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Sand Table Progress

It’s starting to look like the picture! We used SolidWorks to make a model of our sand table design. This allowed us to verify the dimensions (so that it fits through doorways) and ensure we ordered the right materials. The … Continue reading

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Time to Build a Sand Table

The materials are arriving and we are ready to build. If you’ve never seen an augmented reality sand table you can see the original one at https://arsandbox.ucdavis.edu/ Unlike the previous tables, we are building the tub (the part the holds … Continue reading

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BioGears Conference 2020

Although it was a virtual conference, I had a great time seeing and hearing about all the new work in the BioGears human physiology engine since my time on the project. The slide decks and talk videos are available at: … Continue reading

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