Degrees of Freedom

January 22, 2020 Sean Franklin 0

A degree of freedom is the number of directions in which something is free to move. You may be thinking of the three directions, but in this case you would be thinking wrong. The maximum number of degrees of freedom of a rigid body is six.

It’s Not “All in the Hips”

September 18, 2019 Sean Franklin 0

A colloquialism associated with generating power is “it’s all in the hips”, but this is a little bit misleading, as the hips themselves aren’t really the source of the power.

Rust: Know your enemy

March 6, 2019 Sean Franklin 0

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” Maybe this quote from the Art of War might not be the most applicable excerpt, but regardless you could always stand to learn a bit.