Soft Technology Issue 8

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Soft Technology Issue 8 is out now!

  • Electric Moped race
  • Solar Ponds
  • Appropriate Technology (continued)
  • Some cheap and simple ways of measuring the wind
  • A solar train
  • ENERGY FLASHES
  • Appropriate Technology
  • An experimental methane digester
  • Electric vehicles
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Issue Contents:

  • Electric Moped race

    A bike race with a difference,including how the winner managed to average about 30 kilometers per hour.
  • Solar Ponds

    Solar ponds are forming the basis of a new energy system in Alice Springs.
  • Appropriate Technology (continued)

  • Some cheap and simple ways of measuring the wind

    A bit of fishing wire, a table tennis ball and a protractor are all you need to measure the strength of the wind.
  • A solar train

    A fun toy which makes use of siliconcells to provide it’s own energy needs.
  • ENERGY FLASHES

  • Appropriate Technology

    The technology may be good but is it appropriate?
  • An experimental methane digester

    An easy to build and use experimental methane digester, which makes the investigation of digestion an easy matter.
  • Electric vehicles

    The basics of electric vehicles,how they work and how they are built, with two real life examples of working vehicles.