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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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Latest revision as of 12:18, 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