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

Mixer
Roller walker, II

Power eraser

Lisa's complex electromechanism
 
     
 
Small Coil Winding Machine