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Sharon Miller Machine Research Paper

  For my “Machine Research Project” I decided to discuss the homemade wooden rolling ball clock. In my research I found a few that interested me, however, the Turnvater Janosch pendulum version intrigued me the most, because of its design … Continue reading

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Sharon Miller Prototype Report

My prototype design test is the moving picture. The requirement is to create a painting on a wall that can be easily changed out to another painting in between scenes. My instant thought was a moving scroll that could be … Continue reading

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Prototype Reflection

My prototype were the elevator doors. I used google pictures and YouTube to see pictures of simple lift door operation, and consumer grade elevator doors. I chose to use the lightest materials because I have created a scale version of … Continue reading

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Charles Bowden Prototype Reflection

Description I was testing to see if I could move marbles Google search engine I used foam board because I just wanted to see how everything would be placed and blocks would move stressed, tying to figure out what would … Continue reading

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Prototype Reflections

Description: My prototype was to see if the elevator doors could slide. To see how they worked I searched various sites such as How It Works, Wikipedia, and few documents. I also watched YouTube videos to see how the machine … Continue reading

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HH Prototype

Problem: How is the roach going to move from one hole to another while looking organic? Observation: I noticed during the presentations that several of the roaches with the wires in them didn’t move with the magnets. This shows that … Continue reading

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Cabinet Prototype Reflection

For my prototype, I constructed a cabinet that opens and closes ‘magically.’ I chose this project because I wanted to build a small machine/mechanism that used the pneumatic air cylinder as its actuator. The hinged door seemed to lend itself well to using an … Continue reading

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Matthew Durnin “Picture Change”

      I designed my prototype to change pictures with out the frame ever having to be removed form the wall. I did most my research inside the store “lowes” seeing what looks best and getting to see how … Continue reading

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Picture Prototype

I’ve decided to make a prototype of a moving picture on a wall. While I was drawing the idea on paper, I was trying to decide how I’m going to build this project. When I had an answer in my … Continue reading

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Prototype Reflections – Painting Swap

Description My prototype was designed to swap a painting/portrait from one to another. For this project I researched how counterweight systems worked, which I found over the web. The materials I used was 1×6 pine, 1/4″ MDF, 1/4″ lauan, and … Continue reading

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