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Chapter 1:Moving Stuff on Stage
Manual vs. Mechanization vs. Automation
Advantages of Automation
Disadvantages of Automation
Thinking Top-Down, Designing Bottom-Up
Jump In – This Stuff Is Fun!
Chapter 2:Pentagon of Power: Breaking Up Automation into Five Parts
Using the Pentagon of Power as a Map
Chapter 3:Welcome to the Machine(s): A Survey of Common Theatrical Machines
A Mechanical Primer
Chapter 4:Motivating a Machine
Chapter 5:Powering Motors and Actuators
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