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Mechanical Adv. in Kinetic Sculpture
This hands-on course introduces simple machines and their application in making things move without having to resort to powerful and expensive shop tools and materials. Participants will gain a general understanding of mechanical concepts and force multiplication using levers, pulleys, wheel and axle, inclined planes, screws and gears. we will apply these mechanisms in our class projects and create mobile objects of our own design.
Trevor Blackann designs and builds widgets and gadgets for science museum displays. At the lab of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, he leads volunteers in design/build projects and teaches a workshop on building bicycle trailers. Trevor holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a B.A. in Philosophy from Ohio University.
Instructor: - Staff
+ Dept/Lab Fee: $50.00
Add CE Certificate: + $60.00
Sep 24, 2012 - Nov 12, 2012
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM