[Jan ’12]Chaos Pendulum: Double Pendulum

[Description]: This Project outlines the simple construction of a fascinating dynamical system; a double pendulum or Chaos Pendulum. This project aims at creating a simple, cost effective and sturdy chaos pendulum for the RPI Society of Physics Students. [Processes Applied]: -Drill Press -Tap -Horizontal Band Saw -Belt Sander [Summary]: This project was …

[Summer ’10] Half-life Crowbar Mounting

[Description]: This is a simple week long project where I created a wooden mount for a crowbar, which I painted to resemble a crowbar from a popular science fiction game (Half-Life). [Processes Applied]: Wood Working Spray Painting Polyurethane [Summary]: This project started with the desire to practice some basic woodworking …

[ENGR-1300] Engineering Processes

[Description]: “The use of basic machine tools such as lathes, mills, drill presses, band saws, and grinders, including micrometers, vernier calipers, and various other devices used in a machine shop or laboratory. Welding techniques and tool making are also considered.” <Taken from RPI Course Catalog> I am a Teaching Assistant …