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10 Commandments of Mechanical Design

The 10 Commandments of Mechanical Design

Whether you’re a seasoned engineer or a wet-behind-the-ears novice, there are some immutable laws that must be followed to produce a good mechanical design. If you don’t follow them, you’ll be sentenced to eternal hellfire and damnation. Either that, or you’ll find yourself having to do lots of redesigning and pulling out of hair. So, …

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Dyson Airblade

Crap Design: The Dyson Airblade

Welcome to a new regular EngineeringClicks section where we critique what we consider to be the worst examples of mechanical engineering, product design and industrial design on the planet. First up is the Dyson Airblade, the self-proclaimed “fastest, most hygienic hand dryer”. Nick Donnelly, on his Usability Hell website has succinctly appraised the Airblade as “shit”. Having used the …

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