Here are Smitty’s video lectures on Introduction to Racecar Engineering assembled into one post. I am sure you will find these 20 videos to be of great value. 01 Getting Started 02 Weight and Balance 03 Strength and Stiffness 04 Chassis Design 05 Suspension Design 06 Shock Absorbers 07 More on Suspensions 08 Springs 09 Steering […]
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Chop Wood Carry Water is now available on Amazon.com. Please select the link Chop Wood Carry Water.
I am pleased to report that a paperback version my book Introduction to Theoretical Kinematics: the mathematics of movement is on-line with Amazon.com. I have updated it to reflect current terminology in Robotics and to correct all of the errors that I could identify. Please select the link Introduction to Theoretical Kinematics.
On May 8, 2018, I was pleased to give a seminar at the University of Pennsylvania GRASPLab: McCarthy Seminar. They also videotaped my lecture. Here it is:
This video captures the first autocross run by Matt Clark at the 2018 FSAE Lincoln competition. If I remember correctly is was 62.7sec, just behind their earlier 61.9sec run. Matt’s second run, the final of four runs, was anticipated to be even better but there was a problem with the car. This view of the […]
R. W. Frost’s story Chop Wood Carry Water is now available on iTunes. Select the image to link to the iTunes Preview website.
This is a combination of the 10 episodes of R. W. Frost’s Chop Wood Carry Water into one publication. Scroll in the window or use the page up and page down buttons at the bottom.
This series of training videos were prepared by Robert “Smitty” Smith to help our engineering students understand the principles of fabrication necessary for project based learning. Hand Tools Fasteners Soldering Measurements and Layouts Metal Forming, Part 1 Metal Forming, Part 2 Cutting, Grinding and Fitting Advanced MIG Welding
Superluminal, the new book by R. W. Frost, follows David Minor’s experiences with MitsukoTek Corporation’s troublesome Satellite 9. It is the year 2035 and a new technology has swept the globe… Here are Chapters 1 through 5. Chapter 1 Wanting to be left alone, David finds himself caught up in something uncomfortable. Chapter 2: David […]
Jeff Glabe designed this six-bar linkage to move through six task positions while maintaining a parallel orientation. This required the calculation of 55,000 linkages to find 26 that work. This one has the additional feature that it is operated by a rotating crank (the red link). The video is a collaboration of Jeff Glabe and […]