Wooden Rollercoaster, PNE

Basic Mechanical

Presenter’s Name

David Wells

Instructor Bio David is a Professional Mechanical Engineer. His career has taken him from working as a hydraulic service technician, to becoming an engineer doing mechanical / hydraulic system design and steel construction, into computer science, to machine automation. Along the way there were side detours into television, movies, water ski boats and scuba diving instruction. He currently provides engineering support to two amusement parks, and several traveling shows for issues involving, hydraulics, steel defects and control system issues. David is an AIMS Level 2 CRI.
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Presentation synopsis Basic Mechanical
This course will provide insight into basics behind mechanics such as converting units between the metric and imperial systems and calculating torque and force on simple machines.  We will also explore the use of calculations and estimations and their application in mechanics