Parametric Design, Tensors: Introduction

For today’s lecture, I present two designs of simple hinges to illustrate the engineering aspects of the manufacture of such a simple device. The Timeline of one of these can be found here.
The slides for today’s lecture are in three parts. The first two are slow motion versions of the above timeline and they are shown next:

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A Summary of the first 12 pages of the Recommended Text with solutions.

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Solved Problems:

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