Mechanical Design

vendors
   McMaster-Carr
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principles
   stress-strain
   moduli
   elastic, plastic flow
   friction
   spalling
   hysteresis
   backlash
   flexure
   force loops
   elastic averaging
   kinematic coupling

materials
   plastic
   metal
   ceramic
   rubber
   foam

adhesives

fasteners
   nuts
   bolts
   washers

pins

framing
   metal
   plastic
   t-slot
   self-aligning

drive
   gears
   sprockets
   belts
   chains
   shafts
   rods
   nuts

guide
   shafts
   rails
   slides

couplers
   shafts
   joints

bearings
   ball
   thrust
   linear
   rotary
   sleeve

rotary
   wheels
   pulleys
   casters

lubricants

cables
   ties
   carriers
   wire
   fiber

liquids
   pipe
   tubing

conveyors

springs

mechanisms
   flexures
   linkages
   whippletree
   pantograph
   Sarrus
   CoreXY
   SkyCam
   Hoberman

group assignment
   make a machine, including the end effector
   build the passive parts and operate it manually
   document the group project and your individual contribution