Category Archives: Mechanism and Things that Move

Meet Mr. Michael Bugson

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Bichote AKA Mr. Michael Bug­son is the birth child of two archi­tects lost in the land of ITP… Well Maybe not too lost.  Orig­i­nally we [Marcela Godoy and I] had envi­sioned a much more ele­gant mechan­i­cally dri­ven crea­ture that would … Con­tinue read­ing

Crawling

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For our final Marcela and I are going to stray away from our usual inter­est and going to attempt to build a robotic mech­a­nism that slowly crawls along the floor. We think we will be imple­ment­ing a rack and pin­ion … Con­tinue read­ing

Mouse Trap Races

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For our mouse trap assign­ment I and Gabriela Gut­tierez worked together. We had hoped to work on a car that was easy to dis­as­sem­ble but over time and through many test we started to glue adhere and won­der what went … Con­tinue read­ing

Impressive Mechanism

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For Mech­a­nism we were asked to find or pick one impres­sive mechanism/machine that was con­sid­ered art and one that was purely functional/practical. Mak­ing a deci­sion was hard so I decided on not decid­ing. A few years back in 2007 I … Con­tinue read­ing

Lego Cranes

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Marcela Godoy and I joined forces dur­ing our sec­ond week of the semes­ter. We were asked to build some­thing like a sim­ple machine with our lego kits. We decided on the crane and took pho­tos of each step of the way.