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ElectricJosh

United Kingdom

Electronic Design Engineer | electricjosh.com

A keen electronic engineer with a passion for automotive systems and autonomous robotics. A progressive love of cars, engines and classic mechanics. Advocate for clean energy, transport and alternative fuels. Compulsive tea drinker. BrightSpark 2017. BEng MIET

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Member since September 2016
DS member Earned 04/01/2018
Community spirit 50 Earned 27/04/2020
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Survey Earned 18/07/2018
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LeakKiller Challenge Winner Earned 08/02/2018
46 Followers
18 Following
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3 Questions posted
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15 Articles published
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ElectricJosh

Internet of Things

1 month ago

A Quick Review of the Thingy:52

This article aims to explore the nRF52 range of devices from Nordic Semiconductor with a quick look at the Thingy:52 “IoT Sensor Kit”.

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ElectricJosh

Internet of Things

4 months ago

Building a Virtual User-Interface with Bluetooth Low Energy

This article aims to explore the applications of the Bluetooth Low Energy GATT profile as a flexible virtual user-interface for low-cost IoT applications.

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ElectricJosh

Electronics Design

5 months ago

Upcycling an Old Project into a Greenhouse Irrigation System

This article aims to demonstrate the simplicity of home automation projects using micropython and the Pycom development environment with an emphasis on the practicality of upcycling old maker projects.

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ElectricJosh

Robotics

1 week ago

Building a Robotic Rock Crawler Chassis

This article documents the use of DesignSpark Mechanical in the design and build of a robotic rock-crawler chassis.

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ElectricJosh

Also In the News

8 months ago

The Climate Crisis: In Pursuit of Fundamental Change

This article discusses the challenges of tackling the climate crisis which includes issues of sustainability, infrastructure, culture and politics while underlining the ability of makers and engineers to influence the move towards a healthier planet.

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ElectricJosh

Competitions

1 year ago

*WINNING ENTRY* Cypress Design Challenge – Swarm Style Decentralised Greenhouse Control System

This article documents my experimentation with the CYBT-213043-MESH and CYW920819EVB-02 development kits and my attempts to utilise the latest Bluetooth standards to create novel centralised and decentralised greenhouse control systems.

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ElectricJosh

Robotics

1 year ago

Experiments with Submersibles

In this article I experiment with the design of a submersible camera drone for subsea surveying applications, utilising a mix of 3D printed and cost-effective COTS components to fabricate a basic prototype for a series of light duty missions.

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ElectricJosh

Electromechanical

1 year ago

Three-Wheel Electric Skateboard

This article documents the build of an electric skateboard using parts salvaged from an old electric scooter. My interest in alternative transport helped me decide on a three-wheel design that was simple in theory but more complicated in reality.

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ElectricJosh

Competitions

2 years ago

RS Pro DSO entry: Debugging Complex Control Systems

Requirements for a digital storage oscilloscope for debugging complex control systems implementing multiple signalling protocols.

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