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CW Syllabi: Sculpture Advanced (Interactive + Kinetic) | 3W 2011 class: Sculpture I + K (6)wk/(6)nt. (taught 1 section)
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Contact: I or J Perelmuter (3rdward education director)
  Christine Whittaker NYU ITP & contact information.pdf
  J Perelmuter
Advanced Sculpture (Interactive + Kinetic) 6 Class syllabi:
  Advanced Sculpture (Interactive + Kinetic) syllabi.pdf
  Adv. Sculpure (Int. + Kinetic) top, front & side view.pdf
     
Get inspired pro tier Interactive : Kinetic
  Stelarc Chris Burden
  Wearable technology Chris Burden2
  Danny Rozin Survival Research Lab
  SWARM bot Janet Echelman
  ARS Electronica Thermoesthesia Robert Morris
  Interactive Table George Rickey
  ARS Electronica Robotic Chair Jean Tinguely
  Ben rubin Listening post Leonardo Da Vinci
     
Advanced Sculpture syllabus supports:
  Intro 2 Metal Shop tools manual.pdf (description all tools in 3rdward metal shop)
  Google Sketch Up 3D Cad Software (free download) (Stud. no prior Sketch Up experience)
  Student email list  
       
Resources for (Interactive + Kinetic) sculpture & Christine Whittaker's Interactive projects:
Research
Start with the web for in depth research and high specialization (don't reinvent the wheel its a waste of time and money):
  The Thomas Register | About
  Patent Search  
  Advanced Patent Search
  Patent Searching and Inventing Resources
     
Physical computing resources (information, diagrams, code):
  Physical Computing intro NYU ITP Tom Igoe ( Pcomp tutorials) | about
  Physical Computing NYU ITP Whittaker (Pcomp tutorials BX-24 microcontroller similar to the Arduino)
  Physical Computing Auduino wiring NYU ITP Tom Igoe
  Physical Computing Page (Tom Igoe NYU ITP)
  Physical Computing code, circuits, & construction (Tom Igoe NYU ITP)
   
Arduino Micro controller resources (open source):
  Arduino home page (Microcontroller)
  Arduino (Tutotials) | Arduino Uno (about) | How-to Tuesday: Arduino 101 the LED (video)
  Arduino Liyipad
  Arduino Lilypad Tutorial (Leah Buechley MIT)
   
Arduino (& other microcontroller's) projects specific category (open source):
 
  Arduino Playground  
  Solenoid Arduino playground (example)  
  Sustainability NYU ITP Students  
  Wearable NYU ITP Students | Wearable + Arduino  
  NIME NYU ITP Students  
  Sensor NYU ITP Students  
     
Arduino (& other microcontrollers) projects multiple category (open source):
 
  Arduino projects  
  Arduino projects blog  
  Adafruit projects  
  Make Arduino projects blog | Make magazine Arduino Projects ( video)  
  Sparkfun projects  
  Instructables projects | Arduino projects  
  Audio Max/ Msp Cycling 74 projects  
     
Engineering specifications and information (on everything under the sun):
 
  The Engineers Edge (solutions by design)  
     
Ordering
Ordering kinetic parts, solinoids, motors, bearings, timers and tools A to Z parts for everything:
 
  Grainger | NYC location | order catalogue  
  Mac Master-Carr | Electric Solenoids  
     
Parts Interactivity and electronic distributers:
 
  Sparkfun Electronics  
  Adafruit Industries  
  DigiKey  
  Jameco  
     
Books Interactivity and electricity:
 
  Getting started with arduino  
  Physical Computing: Sensing and Controlling the Physical World with Computers by Tom Igoe  
  Making Things Talk by Tom Igoe Making things talk html (php updates) (chapter 1)  
  Practical electronics for inventors  
  Radio Shack DC Circuits Basic Electricity and DC Circuits  
     
Aurdino and other kits:
 
  NYU ITP Tom Igoe Arduino Basic Parts Kit (NYU computer store good place to see parts)| Location  
  Adafruit Starter Pack for Arduino (Includes Arduino Uno SMD) 1.0  
  Spark fun Starter Kit for Arduino - Flex  
  Make Shedmaker Getting Started with Arduino Kit V2.0  
     
Light weight building materials and kinetic kits:
 
  Canal street platstics | Location  
  Canal street rubber | Location  
  Pearl paint (the main + hobby craft stores) | NYC Location  
  Jan's Hobby Shop | NYC Location  
  Erector Sets |Special Edition Set (a multiplicity of specilatly kenetic parts that can be utilized)  
     
Tool kits:
 
  Adafruit Tool Kit professional = $100  
  Sparkfun Tool Kit Intermediate = $70  
  Sparkfun Tool Kit Beginner = $21  
     
Build
Arduino software, electronics, multi-meters and just about everything else:
 
  Arduino Microchip Software (free download)  
  Resistor calculator (very cool you can decode resistors if you have some and not sure what they are)  
  electrons, voltage, current, resisters, capacitors & multi-meters  
  using an oscilloscope  
  soldering and all kinds of other things  
     
CAD circuit software:
 
  CAD circuit software (Tom Igoe NYU ITP) | Cadsoft  
     
Support Forums (24/7 free resources to answers specific project questions):
 
  Arduino Forums  
  Max/ Msp Cycling 74 Forums  
     
Outsource fabrication:
 
  CNC Milling NYC (does various scale projects)  
     
Funding
Your dream project:
 
  Kickstarter | Kickstarter technology | Kickstarter start your project  
  Creative Capitol | Projects | How to apply  
  Creative Commons  
  Burning man | Burning man grants  
     
     
 
Steel Technology research htmls and pdfs (full metal shop binder):
welding, safety, cutting technology info & manuals and all welders online welding/amperage calculator :
 
html
pdf
Technology binders with J. Perelmuter.
  welding & cutting safety weld & cut safety quick guide
  welding eye safety Lens shade selecter guide
     
  AC/DC or Stick/Miller (SMAW) AC/DC Stick (SMAW) handbook
  AC/DC or Stick/Miller (SMAW) welding hints & tips AC/DC Stick (SMAW) welding hints & tips
  AC/DC -Stick (SMAW)/Miller online welding calculator AC/DC Stick (SMAW) amperage chart
     
 
MIG/Miller (GMAW) | (see MIG manual & video Library)
MIG (GMAW) handbook
  MIG/Miller (GMAW) welding hints & tips MIG (GMAW) welding hints & tips
  MIG/Miller Basics (GMAW)  
  MIG/Miller (GMAW)/Miller online welding cal. solid wire MIG (GMAW) steel s.w. (22G to 1/2)
  MIG/Miller (GMAW)/Miller online welding cal. flux core MIG (GMAW) steel f.c. (3/32 to 5/8)  
       
  TIG/ Miller (GTAW) | (see TIG manual & video library) TIG (GTAW) handbook (89 pages)  
  TIG/Miller (GTAW) welding hints & tips TIG (GTAW) welding hints & tips  
  TIG/ Miller (GTAW)/Miller online welding calculator    
  TIG/additional online welding calculator    
       
  Miller online welding/amp. calculator (all welders)    
       
  Plasma cutter/Miller (see video library) Plasma cutting tips  
       
  Oxygen /Acetylene Victor torch cut &weld Oxy/Act cut & weld English handbook  
    Oxy/Act cut & weld French handbook  
    Oxy/Act cut & weld Spanish handbook  
       
sheet metal/steel gauges:
 
html
pdf
 
  Sheet Metal Gauge Sizes (Steel Sheets & Tubing) Sheet Metal Gauge Sizes  
       
how steel is made and all form types (material descriptions, specification sheets and typical application):
 
html
desc., appl., spec., and typical applications:
 
  how steel is made @ 9.000 degrees (video):    
       
  angle angle specs  
  channel channel specs  
  flat bar flat bar specs  
  ground flat bar ground flat bar specs  
  hexigon hexigon specs  
  plate plate specs  
  rectangular tube rectangular tube specs  
  round stock round stock specs  
  round pipe round pipe specs | telescoping  
  round tube round tube specs  
  sheets sheets specs  
  square square specs  
  square tube square tube specs | telescoping  
  threaded rod threaded rod specs  
       
steel suppliers:
 
html
pdf
 
  Rapid Steel (Lower LIC Queens/Brooklyn Border) Rapid Steel Contact & Info  
  Eastern Steel (Middle Brooklyn) Eastern Steel Contact & Info  
  Skorr Steel ( Bushwick Brooklyn) Skorr map & contact (cad & plasma cut spec.)  
  Lowes (BoCoCa / Red Hook) Lowes Contact & Info  
  Speedy Metals (Most comprehensive/free shipping)    
       
welding accesories:
 
html
pdf
 
  liberty Gas (best & most knowlegable NYC weld sup.) Liberty Gas Contact & Info  
       
marking steel, precision mensuration & layout tools:
 
html
pdf
 
  Marking Steel with Soap Stone & Silver Sharpie Marking Steel  
  Precision Mensuration & Layout Tools Precision Mens. & Layout Tools  
  Drilling Holes Scribing & Automatic Punch for Drilling Scribing for hole drilling  
       
sheet metal/steel bending:
 
html
pdf
 
  Metal Bending Definitions Metal Bending Def. & Formulas  
  Metal Bending Formulas    
  Sheet Metal Bend Equations and Calculations SM Bend Equations and Calculations  
    Metal Bending (more detailed)  
  Sheet Metal Bend Line to Mold Line Formula SM Bend Line to Mold Line Formula  
  Online Sheet Metal Bend Line Calculator    
  How to Calculate Bend Allowance for Your Press Brake SM Calculate Bend for Press Brake  
  Online Bend Calculator    
     
metal work unlimited
 
html
pdf
 
  Metalwork (all kinds of resource information)    
  Metalwork (Manuals, Tables & Schematics)    
       
drilling:
 
html
pdf
 
  drill rpm (all metals)    
  drill speed, thread size ,tap & die chart etc..    
    drill speed all types & mat.  
    drill speed carbide bit chart  
    Tap, drill, die & speed chart  
       
All Bolts | astm, sae, & iso grade markings & mechanical properties for steel fasteners :
 
html
pdf
 
  All Bolts | astm, sae, & iso grade markings & mech.    
       
grinding, cut off and finishing discs (systems):
 
html
pdf
 
  Sait grinding & cut off wheels (excellant quality) Sait abrasive & cut off wheels catalog 2008  
  Sait Type 27 A24R 1/8" Cut-Off discs (ch ur grinder)    
  Sait Type 27 A24R 1/4" Grinding discs (ch ur grinder)    
  Walter flap disc distributers (I order 80 grit)    
  Walter all finishes and abrasives catalogues Walter 2010 full abrasives cat. desc.  
 
Walter / Grinding
Depressed center grinding wheels  
 
Walter / Blending
Flexcut flex grinding wheels  
 
Walter / Brushing
Saucer cup brushes  
 
Wire cup brushes  
 
Walter / Finishing
Blendex non-woven abrasives  
    Circular finishing system  
    Line finishing system  
    Twist finishing system  
  flap wheels /Waler (video)    
  fiber disc + rubber backing (video)    
  pneumatic (air) sander + foam disc back (video)    
       
patinas & metal finishes (applied via oxy/act rosebud tip & patina chemicals)
 
html
pdf
 
  Patina finishes, sealers & supplies    
  Patina demo (video)    
  Butchers Boston Polish (amber paste wax)