1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carousel_(disambiguation) This may sound like a ridiculous question, but I'm required to do a presentation on mechanical aspects of mechatronics - specifically explaining what a carousel is. However, the internet doesn't seem to know what one is in electrical engineering either. 2. Relevant equations 3. The attempt at a solution I've looked on lots of websites and consulted three mechatronics book from my reading list but I can't locate a definition anywhere.