Power Ball Gyroscopic Effects

Powerball_1Gyroscopic effects are in the origin of toys, such as yo-yo or spinning tops. A gyroscope is a three dimensional system having three spinning axis. Students will explre the gyroscope construction and model a 3D power ball assembly in SolidWorks. Instructions are available in English and French in web format. Download and extract both zip files. Contributed by students from Ecole Nationale d’Ingenieurs de Saint Etienne. (Saint Etienne National Engineering College, France).

Sample Parts:

Download pieces_solidworks.zip

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Matthew West

SolidWorks alumnus. I like plate reverb, Rat pedals, Thai curry, New Weird fiction, my kids, Vespas, Jazzmasters, my wife & Raiders of the Lost Ark. Not necessarily in that order.