As an elective, I chose to take a manufacturing course, as it has always interested me. The course focused on 3 axis milling machines, the ones in Wentworth’s new manufacturing center. Through the course, we machined a working air engine, and at the end of the semester measured the speeds […]

WIT Air Engine

Playing with high voltage and stored charges? Oh boy! What fun! But first, you need a machine capable of generating a high voltage. That’s what this project focused on, is making a generator capable of producing a very high voltage. Electrostatic generators use moving plates and brushes to create a […]

Wimshurst Electrostatic Generator