Kinetic Art from Bernward Frank

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kinetic Art by Bernward Frank

Wasser Zug

This object is very much like the WindZug. A spindle runs with its two cone on rails, describing a circle under which water is flowing round. Paddles dipping into the water are fixed to the spindle turning it and making it run upstream.

See also: kinetic video [7.8 MB] Wind Zug Wasser Straße II

A sketch of the Wasserzug (WaterTrain) as a modul of the Wasserstraße (waterstreet)
Part of the video.
The double cone is self adjusting
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