Making Things Move
DIY mechanisms for inventors, hobbyists, and artists
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
Appendix. BreadBoard power and Arduino primer
From Library Staff
Let your imagination run wild with this book on building moving mechanisms from art installations to toys to handy devices. Includes non-technical explanations to describe do-it-yourself mechanical projects small and large.
Combine simple machines to build fun stuff.
"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."
"presents how-to instructions for a variety of types of movement mechanisms for do-it-yourself projects."
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