Engineering Design Instructional Computer System (EDICS)

Photo of a circular metal bracket containing three sets of smaller gears.

Interior view of a bicycle planetary gear. This image appears in 3D when viewed with red-cyan glasses. (Photo by elsamuko on Flickr. Used with permission.)


David Gordon Wilson

Ernesto Blanco

Seichi Tsutsumi

Woodie Flowers

    Resource Description

    EDICS, or Engineering Design Instructional Computer System, is an interactive multimedia program started in 1981, which consists of three chapters on bearings, rotors and cylinders, lets students with little background in engineering learn about procedures on a computer with text, graphics, animation, sound and diagrams.

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