The simple Rankine cycle is also a reversible cycle. Consider the idealized four-steady-state-process cycle in which state 1 is saturated liquid and state ..
The largest use of LPG (Liquefied petroleum gas) at present is as domestic and industrial fuel. However, there is an increasing trend to use LPG as a motor fuel ..
Several techniques are used to improve the surface properties of manufactured components mechanically. The most common methods are listed and described under: Shot ..
The operator must go through and become familiar with these general safety precautions/recommendations to avoid accidents and injuries while working on lathe machine: ..
In fluid mechanics, the pressure results from a normal compressive force acting on an area. The pressure ‘P’ is defined as force (F) per unit area (A). ..
Six scalar equations are required to express the conditions for the equilibrium of a rigid body in the general three-dimensional case, those equations are listed ..
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 to that of relative ..
Electrochemical machining (ECM) is a non-traditional machining process uses the principle of Faraday to remove metal from the workpiece. Electrolysis is based on Faraday ..
A dynamometer is a device used for measuring the torque and brake power required to operate a driven machine. Dynamometers can be broadly classified into ..
Babcock and Wilcox boiler: The Babcock and Wilcox boiler are also is known as Longitudinal Drum Boiler or Horizontal Tubes Boiler. It is probably the first water ..
Magneto ignition system is a special type of ignition system with its own electric generator to provide the required necessary energy for the vehicle (automobile) ..
The Grashof’s law states that for a four-bar linkage system, the sum of the shortest and longest link of a planar quadrilateral linkage is less than or equal ..
Degrees of freedom for planar linkages joined with common joints can be calculated through Gruebler’s equation. Gruebler’s equation is given by the formula: ..
Most of the modern mechanical systems incorporate some electrical or electronic equipment. One only has to think of cars with onboard computers, high-speed electric ..