Characteristics of a Good Boiler
A good boiler should have the following characteristics: The boiler should have maximum steam generation rate with minimum fuel consumption. ..
Triple Point of a Substance
Every substance has triple point. Triple point of a substance is a point at which it exists in solid, liquid and vapor phase. Triple point ..
Comparison Between Reciprocating and Centrifugal Compressors
Comparison between reciprocating and centrifugal compressors can done in aspects like mechanical efficiency, cost, noise, pressure ratio, ..
A centrifugal compressor is one of its class machines in producing pressure rise and is known as turbo-compressors. In centrifugal compressors energy ..
Power Reactors: Classification and Characteristics
Power reactors can be heterogeneous or homogeneous. A heterogeneous power reactor has a large number of fuel rods with the coolant ..
The air-standard Brayton cycle is a theoretical cycle for gas turbines. This cycle consists of two reversible adiabatic or isentropic processes ..
The first gas-cooled reactors with carbon dioxide (CO2) gas as coolant at a pressure of 16 bar and graphite as moderator were developed ..
Hydraulic Turbines: Introduction and Classification
Hydraulic turbines are Machines which convert hydraulic energy in to mechanical energy. Uses the potential energy and kinetic energy of water ..
Laws of Friction
The sliding of a solid body in contact with another solid body is always opposed by force of friction. Friction acts in the direction opposite ..
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 ..
Desirable Properties of Bearing Materials
When the surfaces of bearing are separated by a fluid film, the bearing materials do not have any effect on its operation so long as the parts ..
Historical Development of Materials and Manufacturing Process
History of Manufacturing process and usage of materials and composites started dates back to the period 5000-4000 B.C. Recorded history ..