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    Trebuchet Research Paper

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    When patience failed during the sieges of the middle ages, the siege engineers of the French lords built great assault machines called trebuchets to launch massive (up to approximately one ton, not sure if this is metric!) projectiles at their enemies. “Trebuchet” is derived from the Middle French verb trebuch, meaning “to tumble or fall over,” in reference to the throwing arm of the trebuchet. Though the first instance of tension or torsion-based artillery is thought to have originated in China as early as the fourth century, the trebuchet was the first war machine to use gravitational and leverage principles to launch a projectile. A catapult uses the elasticity of different materials to provide the launching force, like a bow or slingshot,…

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    Catapults Lab Report

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    Paragraph 1: A lever is a simple machine, which is a long rigid object resting on a pivot or a fulcrum, which rotates. This reduces the effort that is needed to move something. In this experiment the lever is the catapults arm. The lever we have used for the throwing arm is classified as a third class lever. The base of the catapult is the fulcrum, where it pivots off. The load is the beanbag on the end of the arm and the effort is how much it takes to pull down the arm of the catapult. Tennis…

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    Have you ever wondered if there could be an easier way to lift heavy objects without all the ropes, claws and wheels? Well not anymore, ever since the hydraulic crane which uses the force of water and pushes or pulls throughout the pipes and pulls up heavy items. This has been an innovation in the pulley and regular cranes. With something good there is one bad, if a person were to use pipes or steel which one would be more sustainable and last longer? As in all the other cranes this specific one…

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    1. What simple machines did you incorporate into your nifty lifting machine? In the nifty lifting machine Kenny, Kaylee and Josh used three simple machines. The group used a pulley system as the first simple machine. The pulleys are what allowed lifting the 600 gram can up the five centimeters. The group also used a wheel and axle, which is the crank that was used to pull up the cans. The wheel is the handle that turns axle, which is the dowel rod the group used to tie the rope around. Then,…

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    Gamble My mind was a crystal vase that contained only one desire, which was to win. I slumped back into my red leather chair, as the Slots machine again stole my money, it was my sixth loss in a row. The big flashing red words of “LOSS” on the digital screen and the loud voices of joy fed on my insecurities. I was sitting here bleary-eyed and unshaven in front of this wealthy machine, but I was only adding to its wealth, as I slowly munched through the family’s life savings. I just spent 2 hours…

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    In this Ted Talk’s video, Anthony Goldbloom speak out about how jobs are going to look dramatically different than it was in the past. In 2013, researchers at Oxford University did a study on the future of work and concluded that almost one in every two jobs has a high risk of being auto mated by machines. Since of the early 1990s, machine learning are becoming more and more power because it allows machines to learn from data and mimic some of the things that humans can do. For instance, a…

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    The Benefits Of Robots

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    degrees-of-opportunity arms makes for simple establishment and adaptability to do whatever a specific assembling plant needs it to do Up 30 percent from 2010, robot deals surpassed all desires a year ago, as per the Worldwide League of Mechanical technology. Expanded interest from spots…

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    system like Vorne because it would be able to identify where we are having problems with machines breaking down and provide us with advice on what needs the most improvement. With this information…

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    Lifespan Fitness

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    A lot of people who have used Lifespan Fitness TR200 Fold-N-Stor Compact Treadmill praised it for its easy to store capability and long-lasting performance. If you have a space problem, don’t worry much because this machine collapses easily and stores anywhere, making it your number one space-saving running equipment. Another advantage is the machine comes in fully assemble and you need not worry about assembling each part specifically. The manual is very user-friendly and teaches well how to…

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    Industrial robotics are quasi-intelligent machines that increase production rates, efficiency, quality, and safety in all aspects of manufacturing and assembly. They have the ability to pick up single or multiple objects and place them anywhere within their reach, weld simple and complex parts together, and use sensors to inspect material or parts at any point in the manufacturing process. Although robotic arms and automation are a newer technology, both are taking the manufacturing industry by…

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