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MECHANISM EXAMINATION QUESTION
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|You have been asked to
design a mechanism that will allow a simple press with a foot on a pedal
to lift / open a bin lid.
The pedal bin is shown below. The mechanism is incomplete.
Complete the drawing of the mechanism.
Label all parts.
Explain how the mechanism works
|What are the safety issues with this type of design?|
|What materials would you select for the parts of the mechanism? Explain the selection of each material.|
|What joining techniques would you use for the mechanism and its parts?|
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