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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Bill Hammack, Engineer Guy, on the Film Projector

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor Bill Hammack, a.k.a. “The Engineer Guy,” celebrates “the stunning engineering that gave life to movies” in his latest video.

Bill Hammack, the Donald and Dolores Morris Faculty Scholar, explains for viewers the technology that tricked minds into seeing a moving image. Using a Bell and Howell 1580 projector from 1979, he breaks down the science behind the machine and its parts, such as the shuttle, photo sensor, and more.

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