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== Tutorial on Micado ==
 
== Tutorial on Micado ==
  
Micado is a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tool for designing and controlling programmable microfluidics developed by Nada Amin at the [http://cag.csail.mit.edu/micado/ CSAIL (MIT)] for his MEng thesis.  
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Micado is a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tool for designing and controlling programmable microfluidics developed by Nada Amin at the [http://cag.csail.mit.edu/micado/ CSAIL (MIT)] for her MEng thesis.  
 
Micado features:
 
Micado features:
 
* standard and customizable design rules
 
* standard and customizable design rules
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*[http://cag.csail.mit.edu/micado/download.html CSAIL]
 
*[http://cag.csail.mit.edu/micado/download.html CSAIL]
 
*[http://code.google.com/p/micado/ Google Code]
 
*[http://code.google.com/p/micado/ Google Code]
Here we will assume that you installed AUTOCAD® Electrical 2008 and Micado following this [http://cag.csail.mit.edu/micado/download.html guide]
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We will assume that you installed AUTOCAD® Electrical 2008 and Micado following this [http://cag.csail.mit.edu/micado/download.html guide]
  
 
== Simple Routing Guide==
 
== Simple Routing Guide==
this will be added soon!
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First of all you need to start AUTOCAD® 2008 using the link in the Micado directory. Assuming that the installation directory is C:\Programmi\micado\micado, you should see a set of icons like the one in this figure
 
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<center>[[Image:Start_micado.PNG]]</center>
  
 
[[Category:Protocol]] [[Category:Microfluidics]]
 
[[Category:Protocol]] [[Category:Microfluidics]]

Latest revision as of 13:18, 2 June 2008

Tutorial on Micado

Micado is a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) tool for designing and controlling programmable microfluidics developed by Nada Amin at the CSAIL (MIT) for her MEng thesis. Micado features:

  • standard and customizable design rules
  • automatic routing between control valves and punches
  • automatic generation of control instructions and GUI

Here you will find an agile tutorial on basic and advanced functions of this software. You can download micado from:

We will assume that you installed AUTOCAD® Electrical 2008 and Micado following this guide

Simple Routing Guide

First of all you need to start AUTOCAD® 2008 using the link in the Micado directory. Assuming that the installation directory is C:\Programmi\micado\micado, you should see a set of icons like the one in this figure

Start micado.PNG