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A Week in the Life of a DMC Engineer
Katherine Czaplicki

A Week in the Life of a DMC Engineer

DMC engineers always get the question: “What is a typical day at DMC like?” It’s a simple question, but very hard to answer because our days have the potential to be so different. One day may be spent working at a client site, and then the next day in the office working on six different active projects. Because of this, a weekly view is much more representative of what it’s like to be a DMC engineer. Behind the Scenes: December 7-11, 2015 One Week. Four...

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Building a Miniature Maglev Train
Katherine Czaplicki

Building a Miniature Maglev Train

For FedEx Day 2015, Elizabeth, Mark, Jeremy and I designed a self-propelled Maglev train. Maglev trains are currently in use in Shanghai, Japan, and South Korea, and are essentially trains suspended in the air using magnetic levitation. The trains travel along a guideway of magnets and can reach extremely high speeds due to the lack of friction. We made a miniature Maglev train by creating ‘rails’ of magnets on a long wooden board and gluing magnets to the bottom of a ti...

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