Making things move : DIY mechanisms for inventors, hobbyists, and artists / Dustyn Roberts
- Roberts, Dustyn
- New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education, 
- Copyright Date:
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xviii, 350 pages) : illustrations
- Language Note:
- In English.
- Machine generated contents note: 1 Introduction to Mechanisms and Machines -- 2 Materials and Where to Find Them -- 3 Screwed or Glued? On Fastening and Joining Parts -- 4 Forces, Friction and Torque (Oh My) -- 5 Mechanical and Electrical Power, Work, and Energy -- 6 Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Motor? - Creating and Controlling Motion -- 7 The Guts: Bearings, Bushings, Couplers, and Gears -- 8 Combining Simple Machines for Fun and Work -- 9 Making Things and Getting Them Made -- 10 Projects -- Appendix.
- "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".
- 9780071741675 (print-ISBN)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Other Forms:
- Also available in print edition.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. New York, N.Y. : McGraw Hill, 2010. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
- Technical Details:
- Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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