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Author: <Type your first and last name here> Email: paul.oh@unlv.edu
Date: Last modified on <MM/DD/YY>
Keywords: <Type a few key words here e.g. Tutorial, how to, step-by-step>


The photo above depicts <fill in the blank> which allows you to <fill in the blank>. The big picture problem is <fill in the blank>. Solving this partially or completely is important because <fill in the blank>. This tutorial shows you how to <fill in the blank> and takes approximately <fill in the blank> hours to complete.

Motivation and Audience

This tutorial's motivation is to <fill in the blank>. Readers of this tutorial assumes the reader has the following background and interests:

* Know how to <fill in the blank>
* Perhaps also know how to <fill in the blank>
* Perhaps additional background needed may include <fill in the blank>
* This tutorial may also attract readers who <fill in the blank>

The rest of this tutorial is presented as follows:

Parts List and Sources

US-based vendors to obtain material to complete this tutorial include <list relevant hyperlinks or phone numbers and addresses>.
To complete this tutorial, you'll need the following items


PART NAME/DESCRIPTION VENDOR VENDOR Number or URL PRICE QTY
Smooth-on Silicone Mold Rubber Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/Smooth-Silicone-Making-Rubber-Inc/dp/B004BNF3TK $23.86 1
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Here is the list as a Google XLS document
Here is the list as a PDF file

Construction

This section gives step-by-step instructions along with photos to <fill in the blank>. (If a circuit-building tutorial:) A schematic to construct <fill in the blank> is shown here <add image>. <Add hyperlink to PDF of schematic> is the Acrobat file of the same schematic.

Step 1

<Add photos to make step easier to understand>

Step 2

<Additional steps like Step 3, Step 4, etc>

Programming

A link to the source code can be found <provide URL to your code, probably saved in this DASL Wiki>.
The goal of the code is <brief explanation>. It works in the following way


<!- Insert a snippet of your code here. Try to keep to less than 0.5 page long –>



The snippet above serves to <fill in the blank>. It does this by <fill in the blank>.


<!- Insert another snippet of your code here. Try to keep to less than 0.5 page long –>


Next, the code does <fill in the blank>. It does this by <fill in the blank>.

Final Words

This tutorial's objective was to <fill in the blank>. Complete <choose: construction details, source code and program descriptions> for <fill in the blank>. Once the concepts were conveyed the reader could <fill in the blank>.

Speculating future work derived from this tutorial, includes <fill in the blank>. In the big picture, the problem of <fill in the blank> can be solved with this tutorial.

For questions, clarifications, etc, Email: paul.oh@unlv.edu

tutorialtemplate.txt · Last modified: 2016/06/08 00:10 by dongbinkim