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Mechanical boat

  1. Feb 22, 2010 #1
    hello everyone,
    i have to design a small boat (200x150x150mm) which can automatically pick up a playmobil puppet and drop it again on a exact location. the boat can only be powered from 4 skipass holders.

    dimensions watertank:
    water tank.jpg

    I'm really trying hard to find a good design, but i'm stuck with some crappy concepts atm

    anyone having ideas to solve problems involving

    sailing direction
    timing of the events
    picking up the puppet
    dropping off the puppet
    materials (foam, plastics, wood,...)
    accelaration (wheel, proppellor, paddle,...)

    i hope someone can help
    thank you in advance
  2. jcsd
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