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Reverse Engineering: First Steps on Crane

Reverse (Winter 2014)Sean Murray

We began 2014 with a new challenge. One that will move us beyond static objects (like the desk we reverse-engineered previously) to an object with moving parts. And this time, we won't have the object directly in front of us--we'll have to study it through pictures and videos.

So, what is this mystery object?

A crane! We divided ourselves into three teams: Vertical motion of hook, horizontal motion of trolley, and rotation of tower mast. 

After each team has tackled its problem, we'll come together and build a/some crane/s with all three types of motion!

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