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    Those of you who are endlessly fascinated with gadgets and how their parks work in relationship with one another may have seen this recently posted:

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&i...Jansen&spell=1

    and specifically

    http://www.strandbeest.com/

    Here is a website where you can interactively monkey with the mechanism of Theo Jannsen's linkage and alter its articulation. Note the numbers on top. They are arbitrary and have no relationship with the actual linkage arm ratios

    http://www.mechanisms101.com/theo_jansen.shtml

    Browse the menu on the left and explore the other mechanisms and circuits.
    Last edited by Forrest Addy; 07-04-2008, 05:40 PM.

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    You know forrest the more I watch man made sculptures etc the more I wonder at the simplest of God's creations,which far excede mans humble efforts.With all of the robotics nothing can compare to the human hand which we take very much for granted mostly.anyway I digress nice sculpturing I do apreciate it regardsAlistair
    Please excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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    • #3
      Very cool Forest, mech.101 is now a bookmark.

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      • #4
        Had fun playing with the snake and mouse. http://www.mechanisms101.com/snake.shtml
        Allan Ostling

        Phoenix, Arizona

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        • #5
          Amazing ...

          Here' something a little different ...

          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRTcHnjNd5E

          -SD:

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