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Maker(s):Guatelli, Dr. Roberto A.; da Vinci, Leonardo, after
Culture:Italian (1904-1993)
Title:Motion Study
Date Made:ca. 1968
Type:Working Model
Materials:Wood, metal, paint
Measurements:Overall: 14 in x 20 in x 13 in; 35.6 cm x 50.8 cm x 33 cm
Accession Number:  UM 1970.298
Credit Line:Gift of the International Business Machine Corporation (IBM)
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Description:
A device for transforming circular motion into linear motion.
industry; labor; machine; mathematical; science; technology; tool; work

Label Text:
This device for transforming circular motion into linear motion uses an off centered channeled wheel attached to a primary start wheel. As this large start wheel turns, a pivot in the channeled wheel is pushed through the channel. This ultimately drives the bar in an alternation, forward and backward motion. - Dr. Roberto A. Guatelli

Tags:
industries; labor; machines; mathematics; science; technology; tools; working; movement

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