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Unformatted text preview: making my mechanism rotate at the speed desired for what I needed it to do. To fix this problem, I began to study designs of similar devices and the devices of students in other studios who were using a circular motion to power their object. I came to learn that the best way to increase the speed of the apparatus was to place two gears in my device, one large one attached to the handle and a slightly smaller one attached to the other end of the object. This increased the speed of the end enough to create the windmill effect I was looking for, all because I observed and documented what other designers had done and changed it to work for my own purpose....
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2009 for the course DESIGN 100 taught by Professor Malecha during the Spring '09 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '09