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Medtronic releases PB560 Ventilator Design and Manufacturing docs
Schematics, manuals, manufacturing docs for the Medtronic PB560 ventilator, released under a permissive license. Awesome stuff.

'We appreciate your interest in using the design specifications for the Medtronic PB560 ventilator system to help address the shortage of ventilators due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We invite manufacturers, engineers, and other innovators to use these files as inspiration for their own innovations.'
medtronic  ventilators  covid-19  specifications  hardware  manuals  medicine 
5 days ago by jm
Specifications for simple open source mechanical ventilator
from Julian Botta, Johns Hopkins Emergency Medicine Resident PGY-3 , Twitter: @julianbotta

'This is a living document intended to give non-clinicians/non-respiratory therapists an idea of key ventilator features and one proposed simplified design. I encourage other healthcare professionals who are very familiar with ventilators and their use to give me feedback using the comments feature to improve these specifications.'
specifications  ventilators  open-source  covid-19  medicine  hardware 
17 days ago by jm
'Two wrongs don't make a right, but two bugs do'
a story of how a bug in Apollo 11's Lunar Module control software, intended to work around a deficiency of the engine hardware, barely avoided mission-endangering results
apollo-program  bugs  software  coding  engines  hardware  don-eyles  allan-klumpp  interfaces  specifications 
july 2009 by jm

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