Making Things Move DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists

ISBN-10: 0071741674

ISBN-13: 9780071741675

Edition: 2011

Authors: Dustyn Roberts

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List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 12/8/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Author Information Dustyn Roberts, an engineer, worked for Honeybee Robotics, designed mechanisms for NASA, and developed a course for New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program entitled "Mechanisms and Things That Move." The class site can be found at

Introduction to Mechanisms and Machines
Materials and Where to Find Them
Screwed or Glued? On Fastening and Joining Parts
Forces, Friction and Torque (Oh My)
Mechanical and Electrical Power, Work, and Energy
Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Motor? - Creating and Controlling Motion
The Guts: Bearings, Bushings, Couplers, and Gears
Combining Simple Machines for Fun and Work
Making Things and Getting Them Made
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