Carpentry machines are intended to process wood. These machines are usually powered by electric motors and are used extensively in woodworking ..
Arc Welding Processes and Equipment
Arc Welding Processes In arc welding process, an electric arc between an electrode and a workpiece or between two electrodes is utilized ..
Belt Drives: Types, Advantages, Disadvantages
A belt is a looped strip of flexible material used to mechanically link two or more rotating shafts. A belt drive offers smooth transmission ..
The ease with which forging process can be done is called forgeability. The forgeability of a material can also be defined as the capacity ..
Simple Steam Power Plant
A schematic diagram of a steam power plant is shown in figure 1. In a simple steam power plant, at the top of the boiler high-pressure superheated ..
Glossary of Common Mechanical Terms
Some of the basic terminologies that every mechanical engineering student need to know are covered in this article. Acceleration: Acceleration ..
Types of Rolling Contact Bearings
Rolling contact bearings are also known as anti-friction bearing due to its low friction characteristics between ball and inner and outer ..
Classification of Automobiles
An automobile is a vehicle that is capable of propelling itself. Since the 17th century, several attempts have been made to design and construct ..
Factors that Effect Ignition Delay in Diesel Engine
Factors that influence ignition delay in diesel engine (Compression Ignition or ‘CI’ engine) are Compression ratio Inlet air temperature ..
Screw Threads Terminology
Screw thread is a continuous helical groove of specified cross-section produced on the external or internal surface. A screw thread formed ..
Casting Process – Advantages and Limitations
Casting is also known as foundering, is the oldest manufacturing process in which liquid molten metal is poured into a perforated casting ..
Defects in Welding Joints: Internal and External
Defects in welding joints can be classified into two types as external and internal defects. 1. External Defects in welding: External ..
Types of Fluid Flow in Pipes: Laminar, Turbulent, Transient
Pipes are circular in cross section area, identical to the shape of a roll of paper towels. We generally use pipes in our homes to supply ..
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS): Advantages and Disadvantages
Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) is an automobile safety system that allows the wheels on automobiles to continue tractive contact with ..