AM 740 Mini-Projects --- Creativity Problem

Students in the class are each given a small electric motor. The highly unstructured problem is to use it in a device of one's own choosing and design. Here are the results of some recent classes.

    Each student is given a small motor costing less than $5.00.

The results

Fly-wheel nonholonomic walker — Josh Ariel

LED digital zoetrope HELLO WORLD — Clara Sekowski

Vacuum cleaner with ultrasound eyes — Andrew Levy

Hover craft — Qifan He

Pepsi can motorcylce — Chao Ma

Other past projects

Table sweeper

Dracula machine

Roller walker, I

SYMMET Inspired Vehicle

Roller walker, II

Power eraser

Lisa's complex electromechanism
Small Coil Winding Machine