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Making things move : DIY mechanisms for inventors, hobbyists, and artists /

Roberts, Dustyn

New York : McGraw-Hill 2011

Available at Engineering Library  Stacks  (TJ147 .R56 2011 )()

  • Title:
    Making things move : DIY mechanisms for inventors, hobbyists, and artists /
  • Author: Roberts, Dustyn
  • Subjects: Machine design -- Popular works; Robotics -- Popular works; TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical; Engineering design
  • Description: Introduction to mechanisms and machines -- Materials : how to choose and where to find them -- Screw it or glue it : fastening and joining parts -- Forces, friction, and torque (oh my!) -- Mechanical and electrical power, work, and energy -- Eeny, meeny, miny, motor : options for creating and controlling motion -- The guts : bearings, couplers, gears, screws, and springs -- Combining simple machines for fun and work -- Making things and getting things made -- Projects -- Appendix. BreadBoard power and Arduino primer.
    "In Making Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists you'll learn how to successfully build moving mechanisms through non-technical explanations, examples, and do-it-yourself projects--from kinetic art installations to creative toys to energy-harvesting devices. Photographs, illustrations, screen shots, and images of 3D models are included for each project"--
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill
  • Creation Date: 2011
  • Type: Book
  • Format: xviii, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN: 9780071741675;ISBN: 0071741674
  • Source: 01IOWA ALMA
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    01IOWA ALMA21455294650002771

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