Cams are the mechanisms that add life to our automata. As many people have noted, they can be viewed as a type of “memory” that allows the mechanism to perform the same motion over and over again. Cams can’t do it alone, however. Cams are usually paired with a cam follower that translates the shape of the rotating cam into a linear motion. Let’s take a look at some practical cam follower designs. Read more
June 8, 2015 by sarah · Comments Off
The Observatory Science Centre
Admission Charges: Adults £8. Children £6.15. Concessions and Family Tickets also available.