PSU Rube Goldberg 5

PSU Rube Goldberg 5

First prize in the 2012 Penn State Rube Goldberg Machine Contest went to Penn State's American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The criteria for the four teams competing was to create an elaborate machine that will do a simple task in a minimum of twenty steps. This years goal was to inflate a balloon. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers theme for their machine was 'Everything and the Kitchen Sink.'

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