Dec 23, 2014

Power, Power, Power

photo by enrico maria, via RGBstock.com
Who knew engines, power transmission, and diesel could be so fun? Delve into the power side of engineering and technology. Check out:
Car Talk Radio personalities Click and Clack describe the car as a system so you can understand how it works and what's wrong.
Karakuri Japanese paper art form utilizes mechanisms to transform rotary motion into whimsical toys.
Thomas the Tank Engine Although much maligned on the show, the online resource does a good job of explaining how they work and compare to steam engines.