Moving Elements & Associated Mechanisms

  • Painter- rotating elliptical cam or offset circle
  • Background dropping- “Pacman Gear”
  • Peter Cooper spinning- Gears, ratio from high to low to make him spin quickly
  • Person onstage- chain between two gears
Pacman Gear

Controls the drop of the Foundation Building facade


Hat Mechanism

Controls the hands of Mr. Cooper Union(identity to be decided) so that he takes off a hat and asks for money. (We will add a spring loaded piston to make the hands spring back up automatically)

Peter Cooper Spinning

Utilizes change of gear ratio so that Peter Cooper spins rapidly in his grave


labinfo/people/students2011/team_symbl/mechanisms.txt · Last modified: 2012/03/30 10:59 by wbiesiadecki
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