PWD Engineering

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PWD Engineering

Post by Nitro Dan » Mon Jul 06, 2009 4:21 pm

Ran across this article from Ohio State College of Engineering on an ultimate derby competition they had in 2007:

http://engineering.osu.edu/nie/article. ... 01&s=5&a=2" target="_blank

A link from there took me to another site about the winner of that competition:

http://www.prioritydesigns.com/news/ind ... article=89" target="_blank

That site had a nice video presentation about their winning car and how they made it:

http://www.prioritydesigns.com/movies/DerbyWeb.swf" target="_blank

It's pretty interesting stuff. Hope you enjoy it!

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Re: PWD Engineering

Post by FatSebastian » Fri Jul 10, 2009 10:52 am

Nitro Dan wrote:It's pretty interesting stuff. Hope you enjoy it!
Enjoyed a lot! Thanks for posting.

At first I thought the slingshot car might have used some power source other than gravity, but after watching the video it appeared to be 100% powered by potential energy. Ingenious!



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Re: PWD Engineering

Post by Teeeman » Sat Jan 30, 2010 12:18 am

Simply outstanding!


I love the concept of "moving parts allowed"...


;)


There is a LOT you can do with that freedom.


We were total lega-beagles when we were in Scouts... in a handful of years more, my son will be ready to really get into the "real world"... this would be a tremendous venue for seeing what we can really do.


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Re: PWD Engineering

Post by ciodude » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:52 pm

Cool stuff. Thanks for posting!



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