Rube Goldberg Contest at Purdue


Subject:
Technology , Inventions & Inventors , Engineering , Innovations

Description:
Details about this competition inspired by cartoonist Rube Goldberg, in which "college students nationwide compete to design a machine that uses the most complex process to complete a simple task," such as screwing in a light bulb, in 20 or more steps. Provides a FAQ, results of past competitions (back to 1999), photos of some of the machines, and background about Rube Goldberg and the contest. From Purdue University.??

Publisher:
Purdue University

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.purdue.edu/UNS/rube/rube.index.html


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