Techniques of Geoscientific Experimentation


Techniques of Geoscientific Experimentation (TGE) is a resource designed to help scientists, hobbyists, and experimentalists learn how to develop their own experimental equipment. Topics include mechanical design, data acquisition, electronics, microcontrollers, CAD, pressure vessel design, and more.

This course material has been primarily developed by John Leeman and Chris Marone. The format and online format of the course are patterned after the excellent course structure developed by researchers and students at the University of British Columbia. Their courses are available on We encourage others to use the material with proper citation. Contributions are welcome and encouraged - the material improves though repeated use! Join the development on github.