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Foundation

Energy Generation Strategies

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The first law of Thermodynamics: No energy can be created nor destroyed, it can only change forms!

NPPD Generation Map

Check out all of the ways we make electricity for the state of Nebraska!


Transformation of Energy

Take a fun look at how energy is "Transformed" 



ANALOG

Synchronizing Generators

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Synchronizing Generators


1. Analog Motor Controller Activity

2. Sine Waves

3. Build-a-grid hand held challenge

DIGITAL

Digital Control of the Physical World

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Digital Control of the Physical World


1. Controlling electron vs. ELECTRONS

2. PWM

3. Arduino Motor Controller Activity

LOGIC

Operational Procedures

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Operational Procedures


1. 3-way communication

2. Culture of Safety

3. Work Order Execution

DATA

Sensory Feedback

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Human performance requires all of your senses - Electronic Brains also require sensory feedback. Test yourself to see if your senses can hold up to those of your Arduino sensors.


1. Using the Multi-meter

2. Troubleshooting 101

3. Arduino Sensor Challenge

INNOVATION

EGO Simulation

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EGO Simulation


1. EGO Start-up Sample Procedures

2. Build a Frequency Control Simulator

3. Visit EGO Simulator