OT:techology

Jules Richardson julesrichardsonuk at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Mar 8 17:56:05 CST 2005


On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 22:46 +0000, Geoffrey Thomas wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jules Richardson" <julesrichardsonuk at yahoo.co.uk>
> To: <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2005 11:15 AM
> Subject: Re: OT:techology
> 
> 
> > You've got gravity. Dry sand flows pretty well. Bamboo is hollow and so
> > can be used to channel dry sand around. Different lengths of bamboo
> > could be used to introduce delays. Doubtless you could make basic logic
> > gates.
> > cheers
> >
> > Jules
> >
> How fast would the sand have to flow to invoke the Coanda effect for a
> fluidic gate ?

OK, so I went a-googling. Is speed an issue, or merely the shape of the
bamboo?





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