Kinematics of Mechanisms: Design of Robotic Machines-Playing with Reuleaux's Toys: Kinematic Models Online, Part 2 of 3
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This three-part lecture series was given by legendary retiring Joseph C. Ford Professor of Mechanical Engineering Francis Moon on the topic of kinetics as it relates to robotics on June 10, 2011, at Cornell University. Professor Moon makes extensive use of the Reuleaux's models in this lecture, as well as giving an in depth review of KMODDL: Cornell's online museum of Kinematics. Reuleaux was the first to propose that you could deconstruct any machine into a set of kinematic mechanisms.
Kinematics of Mechanisms: Design of Robotic Machines-Planar Mechanisms & Walking Machines, Part 1 of 3
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This three-part lecture series was given by legendary retiring Joseph C. Ford Professor of Mechanical Engineering Francis Moon on the topic of kinetics as it relates to robotics on June 10, 2011, at Cornell University. In this lecture, Professor Moon covers his investigations into the kinematics of machines with a focus on planar mechanisms and walking machines. He also discusses the history of the Reuleaux collection at Cornell, purchased by A.D. White in 1880, which now comprise the largest collection of these kinematic models in the world.
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President David J. Skorton welcomed new students to Ithaca August 18, emphasizing that Cornell is a strong, talented, positive, supportive community comprising people with wonderfully varying interests, perspectives and ideas, and that he and the rest of the campus are glad to have them there.
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Vice President for Student and Academic Services, Susan Murphy, and Brendan O'Brien, director of the International Students and Scholars Office, discuss the residential experience, orientation programs, dietary needs, local banking, safety on campus, resources available at the Carol Tatkon Center, accommodations during breaks, host families, medical facilities, transportation, storage facilities, and what to bring with you.
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Dean of Students, Kent Hubbell, welcomes returning undergraduates back to campus and offers advice, support resources, and thoughts on the upcoming academic year.
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Dean of Students, Kent Hubbell, welcomes new and returning graduate students and offers advice, support resources, and guidance on succeeding in their first year at Cornell.
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Dean of Students, Kent Hubbell, welcomes first-year students to campus and offers advice, support resources, and guidance on succeeding in their first year at Cornell.
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Smart phones are our constant companions, intimately attuned to our shifting physical and mental states. Through mobile applications such as BeWell, Tanzeem Choudhury is creating new tools that allow us to mine the wisdom of our devices and help us live healthier, happier lives. More portraits of extraordinary Cornellians are available at http://www.cornell.edu/portraits/.
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There is a revolutionary use for 3D printers in the medical field thanks to Lawrence Bonassar's lab. By printing cartilage implants with living ink, printed implants could one day treat degenerative disc disease or even replace a human ear. The possibilities are endless.
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Jenny Sabin is an architectural designer, artist, and educator--a creative innovator whose work inspires and transforms. As she explains her work, Sabin describes the inherent beauty--the structures, geometries, and materials--found in nature and puts that beauty into an architectural context. More portraits of extraordinary Cornellians are available at http://www.cornell.edu/portraits/.
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After visiting numerous business schools, Andrew Davis decided Cornell was the place he wanted to be. With its collaborative and professional environment, dynamic and diverse academic culture--combined with the area's natural beauty--Davis is happy to call Cornell and Ithaca home. More portraits of extraordinary Cornellians are available at http://www.cornell.edu/portraits/.
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A Q%A with Dr. Michael Kotlikoff, the Austin O. Hooey Dean in the College of Veterinary Medicine, and one of the world's foremost experts in canine genetics, Adam Boyko, about how dogs are helping to unlock the mysteries of disease and what it means for you and your animals.
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In celebration of his 100th birthday, Professor M.H. Abrams reflected on his career and the many developments he has witnessed in studies. Professor Abrams was joined by Jonathan Culler, Geoffrey Harpham, and Donald Lamm at the Cornell University event on July 21, 2012.
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Professor Stuart Hart, spoke about "Driving Innovation from the Base of the Pyramid" at the National Academy of Engineering Regional Symposium on May 16, 2012. Cornell University and the College of Engineering hosted the Regional Symposium of the National Academy of Engineering on the topic, "Toward a Sustainable Future." The symposium brought together distinguished Cornell University faculty members to address the numerous elements of sustainability from the perspective of the physical sciences and engineering, environment, economics, business development, international implications and social sciences.