Mechanical Design, Machine Design


  • group project:

Design a machine (mechanism + actuation + automation), including the end effector, build the passive parts and operate it manually.

MACHINE DESIGN (week 2 of 2)

Plan and make a machine. Document the group project and your individual contribution.

Learning outcomes:

  • Work and communicate effectively in a team and independently

  • Design, plan and build a system

  • Analyse and solve technical problems

  • Recognise opportunities for improvements in the design

Have you:

  • Explained your individual contribution to this project on your own website

On the group page (linked on your Lab page), has your group:

  • Shown how your team planned and executed the project

  • Described problems and how the team solved them

  • Listed future development opportunities for this project

  • Included your design files

optionally included a 1 min video (1920x1080 HTML5 MP4) + slide (1920x1080 PNG)


Do we have to design new boards for this?


  1. No. You can use the gestalt or other existing commercial boards.