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The Software Engineering Students Need to Know | Engineers Rule

The Software Engineering Students Need to Know | Engineers Rule | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
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Happy to find that most are used in our curriculum in Mechanical Engineering at PolytechMons

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eFatigue - Fatigue Analysis on the Web

eFatigue - Fatigue Analysis on the Web | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
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Will be used in my course this year!

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Université de Mons

Université de Mons | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
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Boost your creativity for Mechanical Design with this tremendous Summer Course organized in the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Mons!

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This Weird Tumbleweed Robot Might Change Planetary Exploration

This Weird Tumbleweed Robot Might Change Planetary Exploration | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
A rolling sphere of rods and cables being developed by NASA takes a lickin' and keeps on tickin'.
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An interesting concept to use instability to produce motion!

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Disney Research Creates Tools For Designing Complex Mechanical 3D Printable Models

Disney Research Creates Tools For Designing Complex Mechanical 3D Printable Models | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
There is little doubt in my mind that one day, probably not very far off, we will all have the ability to 3D print robotics and other forms of machinery within
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Disney publishes a wonderful article each week! Create Snow White Snow and the 7 Dwarfs in Fablab of UMONS soon?

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Robot folds itself up and walks away : Wyss Institute at Harvard

Robot folds itself up and walks away : Wyss Institute at Harvard | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
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An example of Origami Machine Design

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KUL Masterstudenten bouwen onbemand vliegtuigje voor pakkettransport

KUL Masterstudenten bouwen onbemand vliegtuigje voor pakkettransport | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
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Uitstekend! Bijzonder uitgelopen! Niet alleen verticaal maar ook horizontaal ;)

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Un FabLab s'installe à la Polytechnique de Mons

Un FabLab s'installe à la Polytechnique de Mons | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
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Merci à Enrico Filippi et à Thierry Dutoit qui ont mené ce projet au bénéfice de tous.

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Des meubles robotisés qui s'assemblent comme des Lego

Des meubles robotisés qui s'assemblent comme des Lego | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
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A new classroom for our Department of Machine Design and Production Engineering, UMONS?

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Machine Design February 2014 Magazine: Issue Contents

Machine Design February 2014 Magazine: Issue Contents | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
Innovation and the lack of it are getting a lot of press these days. Commentators seem particularly perplexed that large companies can't seem to innovate well. One typically finds only vague explanations from a Google search ...
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Mechanical culture

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Career memes of the week: mechanical engineer - Siliconrepublic.com

Career memes of the week: mechanical engineer - Siliconrepublic.com | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
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Career memes of the week: mechanical engineer
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Career memes of the week: mechanical engineer.
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I am proud to be a mechanical engineer!

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Watch the mechanical symphony of the Chrysler 200 build process ...

Watch the mechanical symphony of the Chrysler 200 build process ... | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
Chrysler makes a video following its 2015 Chrysler 200 down the line at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant.
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How many degrees of freedom for this slave robots?

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Apple engineer constructs a drawing machine out of Lego - Digital Trends

Apple engineer constructs a drawing machine out of Lego - Digital Trends | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
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Apple engineer constructs a drawing machine out of Lego
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“The Automaton is composed of three main elements,” writes Carol on the project's website.
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Nice performance... And the next step could be to make a printer with toothpicks! 

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Gearbox design of car or any other system part 2 Knowing the parts (Modified)

This is the machine design project we do in our university in 3rd year. Actually it's a project of 15 days but we normally need 22-28 days to finish because ...

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PArt 1 and 2 are also worth for a look!

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Subjects for your Master’s Thesis

Various subjects are available for Machine Design with a goal in optimization of linear power drive units.

Feel fre to contact me for more information

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World’s First Analog 3D Printer – Requires no computers, software or electricity

World’s First Analog 3D Printer – Requires no computers, software or electricity | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
In today's society, we tend to focus a lot more on creating perfect looking objects, in a way that is the most affordable, and quickest to produce. This is evid
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Inspirating!

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Why Are Human Powered Helicopters So Big? | Science Blogs | WIRED

Why Are Human Powered Helicopters So Big? | Science Blogs | WIRED | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
Recently, a Canadian team won the $250,000 Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Prize – details here. The prize is for the first human powered helicopter that can hover for 1 minute and reach an altitude of 10 feet while staying in a 10 foot by 10 foot area. If you look at their flying machine or…
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It is not a scoop but the performance  achieved in 2013 (33 years after the Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition was established), deserves a special mention!

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Disney has created an algorithm that can turn almost anything into a spinning toy!

Disney has created an algorithm that can turn almost anything into a spinning toy! | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
​Disney has created an algorithm that can turn almost anything into a ...
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Disney Research has come up with a new algorithm that allows it to design a stable spinning toy out of almost any shape.
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The Engineering Branch of Disney is very productive in all fields of Mechanics! Kinematics last week... Dynamics now! 

 

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Fascinating Mechanisms - Computational Design of Mechanical Characters by Disney

Link to project page & press release: http://www.disneyresearch.com/project/mechanical-characters We developed an interactive design system that allows non-e...
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Fascinating kinematics! Cannot get rid of of it!

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A Mechanical 3D Printer That Uses No Computers or Motors

Visual arts and design student Daniël de Bruin has created a mechanical 3D printer that uses no computers or motors. The printer functions by using a 15-kilogram weight that must be reset again and again to push out clay, ...
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Proficiat!

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Machine Symphony - MDXPD1 & Nik Ramage - YouTube

www.mdx.ac.uk/mdxpd www.nikramage.com www.refinery.tv Designed, built and featuring Year 1 Product Design students. Course philosophy: Collaborate. 'Understa...
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Machines and noise... Maybe music in a next mechanical design project?

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Luxxion - YouTube

Luxxion - YouTube | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
Luxxion is specialised in technical 3D animations from 3D CAD models exported by: SolidWorks, Solid Edge, Catia, NX, One Space Designer, Inventor, IronCAD, M...
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Nice inspiring videos for mechanical design projects

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Mechanical Engineering Books | About Mechanical Engineering | InTechOpen

Mechanical Engineering Books | About Mechanical Engineering | InTechOpen | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
Mechanical engineering books present the recent advances on the significant issues about mechanical engineering like new approaches and applications. |Intechopen
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Original article on split power gearboxes from Open Access library.

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SCRAMSPACE 1 - Centre for Hypersonics - The University of Queensland, Australia

SCRAMSPACE 1 - Centre for Hypersonics - The University of Queensland, Australia | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
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Sandy Tirtey performed bright mechanical design projects at FPMs! Sky is the limit!

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This Insect Has The Only Mechanical Gears Ever Found in Nature ...

This Insect Has The Only Mechanical Gears Ever Found in Nature ... | Mechanical Design | Scoop.it
The small hopping insect Issus coleoptratus uses toothed gears on its joints to precisely synchronize the kicks of its hind legs as it jumps forward.

Via Maria Nunzia @Varvera
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Seems to be a non standard rack cutter, however ;)

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