Taylor Made Blog

Taylor Tucker

MechSE blogger Taylor Tucker is a senior at Illinois majoring in engineering mechanics. She is also interested in aerospace. She really likes flying, music, sports, and being outside. She built a pair of stilts and likes to go stilting through town. Also, she can write backwards.
 

 

 

 

Blog Highlights:

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Taylor Made: Feats and Fails of Engineering, Vol. 2

July 26, 2017 - In her summer blog series, Taylor finds the good, the bad, and the ugly in examples of engineering in her world.

Taylor Made: Pitch construction

July 21, 2017 - When Adolphe Sax invented the saxophone, he had the goal of blending the sounds created by woodwind and brass instruments. All wind instruments need vibrations in order to produce sound and are designed to amplify vibrations to create tones. Interesting fact: while brass instruments are actually made of brass (a copper/zinc alloy), woodwinds are made of wood or metal depending on the instrument. 

Taylor Made: Feats and Fails of Engineering, Vol. 1

July 21, 2017 - In her summer blog series, Taylor finds the good, the bad, and the ugly in examples of engineering in her world.

 

Read More:

12/05/13 - Applying FAQ
10/14/13 - MERGE, 2013

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