Taylor Made Blog
Taylor Tucker is a 2017 alumna with a B.S. in engineering mechanics. She loves flying, music, sports, and being outside. In 2019, she began pursuing a research-based master’s degree through the DELTA program at Illinois' College of Education.
February 13, 2020 - The method of manipulating factors in art to produce different works is reminiscent of the optimization process engineers go through in designing a product, in which they deliberately change individual factors and analyze the net effect. While the realms of engineering and art may feel like opposite ends of the spectrum, I find that these perceived boundaries often overlap.
January 28, 2020 - It can be easy to miss a crucial design element of a ship: the hull. Ships are designed for the conditions they will operate in, including those experienced at the hull-water interface.
02/16/17 - Mechanics of motion in nature
12/08/16 - End-of-Semester Adventure
12/05/16 - Stay aloft
11/17/16 - Views of MechSE: November gallery
11/10/16 - Illinois by the numbers
10/31/16 - Settle the West
10/27/16 - Views of MechSE: October gallery
10/13/16 - If trees taught coloring
10/02/16 - Views of MechSE: September gallery
09/21/16 - Songs over water
09/05/16 - Jump in
07/06/16 - The world around us
07/04/16 - Lazy days of summer (maybe)
06/21/16 - Telling apart the Olsen twins
06/13/16 - Spare change
06/09/16 - Hidden
05/31/16 - The most unlikely places
05/15/16 - School's out for...
05/05/16 - Introducing the GRE
04/28/16 - Views of MechSE: April gallery
04/12/16 - Lethal pennies and other misconceptions
03/03/16 - Views of MechSE: March gallery
03/30/16 - Views of MechSE: Farewell to March
03/28/16 - CDEFGABCBAGFEDC
03/02/16 - How luminous life is
03/06/16 - Faking the sound of bells