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Mr. Đức thắng Nguyễn (Duc Thang Nguyen) is an engineer from Vietnam. Since his retirement in 2002, he has being working on an amazing animated 3D catalog of mechanical contraptions. Using Autodesk Inventor as a tool, he has documented over 1,700 mech...
I've posted this before, but it's so good, here it is again: a super-simple explanation of why differential gears are necessary in
Plenty of tradition and handcraft—combined with high-tech, where it outperforms handcraft: That is NOMOS Glashütte. All our movements are built in-house and by ourselves in Glashütte. This also applies to our watches—Tangente, Orion, Zürich and all t...
range of engine designs is based on the "Barrel Engine" concept. Such designs date from the 1910's and consist of a series of parallel cylinders wrapped around a drive-shaft, with the pistons coupled to it through a
[It's more interesting if you advance past the 2:00 minute mark] This is my second attempt at a simple soda can engine. It will run slowly on one or two tea ...
Let's say you're a designer trying to create something with moving parts: A set of double doors that open in an unusual way, a console that deploys a hidden flatscreen monitor, or a space-saving cabinet with panels that slide sideways rather than swi...
http://AviationExplorer.com - This homemade personal helicopter is built on a 3 pole support structure. At the top are 2 rotor blades that rotate opposite of...
Este video es una fracción de uno producido hace muchos años por la empresa Chevrolet. Tiene el audio original y un subtitulado en castellano.
Witness the jaw-dropping ingenuity of this fascinating hand-held mechanical calculating machine.
Tools and Basic Information for Design, Engineering and Construction of Technical Applications
Gear 1 teeth:
new 4 stroke engine
Inventor Saul Griffith asks whether engineers fully realize how big their influence on the world can be. He challenges all engineers, designers and makers to...
This is NOT the full video, cuz the full video has 4 useless minutes.. and i was looking around in all the internet to understand how it works, and i opened ...
Interesting video about Audemars Piguet watch makers
The or is a mechanism that translates a continuous into an intermittent rotary motion. The rotating drive wheel has a pin that reaches into a slot of the driven wheel advancing it by one step. The drive wheel also has a raised circular blocking d...
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A seven-segment digital display. Counts from zero to nine by purely mechanical means. There is just one motor and no electronics.
Made a little program to sharpen my pencil at work when the boss was gone.
A home built mechanical can crusher, #6 with plans to make five more by years end. Thanks to Birk Petersen and Projects in Metal Magazine.
This is a can crusher that I made about 15 years ago using a pitman drive idea
AKA Center for Research on Things You Shouldn't Try At Home
How I built the EDF JA37 Viggen out of bluecor foam
Material Properties Table - An A-Z of engineering metal properties from aluminium to zinc
For more: http://www.smartplanet.com/technology/blog/thinking-tech/video-coffee-stuffed-balloon-is-an-incredibly-effective-robot-hand/5571/?tag=content;col1
This is my favorite 4min selection of a larger work by Ralph Steiner. The original was silent, and the DVD had it set to classical music. I have swapped the ...
An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
                         
A mechanical iris made of laser cut parts from ponoko.com
This video shows all the steps involved in making a knife for Kabab Barg. The finished knife is 12in long and 2in wide. The back is made from antique wrought iron and the cutting edge from W1 tool steel.
Rockwell International decided to get into the heavy duty automatic transmission business. They were getting ready to tape their first introductory video. As a warm up, the stage crew began with what has become a legend within the training industry...
Leading engineering firm Machined Component Systems (www.machinedcomponent.com) show the capacity of the Daewoo 2500 SY
The story goes like this: Several years ago, Rockwell International decided to get into the heavy duty transmission business. We were getting ready to tape o...
Animated illustration and description of the Alpha configuration Stirling engine.
Cars of today normally use a car clutch to transmit power produced by the engine to the gear box. The vast majority of cars and motorcycles rely on dry friction clutches, which will be explained in this animation.