Making Things Move DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists (Google eBook)
Get Your Move On!
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.
This unique resource emphasizes using off-the-shelf components, readily available materials, and accessible fabrication techniques. Simple projects give you hands-on practice applying the skills covered in each chapter, and more complex projects at the end of the book incorporate topics from multiple chapters. Turn your imaginative ideas into reality with help from this practical, inventive guide.
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Review: Making Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and ArtistsUser Review - to'c - Goodreads
An excellent guide to motors, gears, and assembling things. Fun projects throughout give hands on experience at the lessons. The only thing missing, and it's a small thing, is more schematics ... Read full review
Review: Making Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and ArtistsUser Review - Ahmed Elmogy - Goodreads
it's a very good book for who wants to begin with robotics and don't know where to start it covers all practical aspects of robotics concentrating on mechanical design and a little bit of electronics and programming "with arduino " i really recommend it to robotics beginners Read full review
How to Choose and Where to Find Them
Fastening and Joining Parts
4 Forces Friction and Torque Oh My
5 Mechanical and Electrical Power Work and Energy
Options for Creating and Controlling Motion
Bearings Couplers Gears Screws and Springs
8 Combining Simple Machines for Work and Fun
9 Making Things and Getting Things Made
BreadBoard Power and Arduino Primer
Getting Power to Your Breadboard