Editing Great ball contraption (section) From The Great Ball Contraption Wiki PageDiscussionEditHistory More... What links here Related changes Special pages Page information Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. This page supports semantic in-text annotations (e.g. "[[Is specified as::World Heritage Site]]") to build structured and queryable content provided by Semantic MediaWiki. For a comprehensive description on how to use annotations or the #ask parser function, please have a look at the getting started, in-text annotation, or inline queries help page.Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in! === Driving === Driving is supplying kinetic energy to the mechanisms. That is, it is making your module move. Variations: * Direct drive: an electric motor is directly connected to the lift mechanism. This is by far the most common method. * Shared drive: an electric motor drives a mechanical linkage, and individual modules connect to the linkage. <!-- some examples: Rafe Donuhue's Brickworld 2013 module, Akiyuki's marble factory. --> * Water-wheel drive: a falling or descending stream of balls turns a paddle wheel, which in turn runs a [[:category:lift mechanism|lift mechanism]]. Summary: Please note that all contributions to The Great Ball Contraption Wiki are considered to be released under the a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license (see GBC:Copyrights for details). If you do not want your writing to be edited mercilessly and redistributed at will, then do not submit it here. You are also promising us that you wrote this yourself, or copied it from a public domain or similar free resource. Do not submit copyrighted work without permission! Cancel | Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "http://greatballcontraption.com/wiki/Great_ball_contraption"