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This book is not focused on machine design, but it would be silly to learn about automation without discussing some of the practical details of machinery since every piece of automated scenery requires a machine. There are a handful of prototypical machines (with countless variations) that every technician should be able to identify. Learning the catalog of common machines used in scenic automation will give you a starting point to solve specific problems in your productions. This chapter is a survey of common machinery with just ...

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