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## Governor Types: Centrifugal Governor and Inertia Governor

Governor is a device used to maintain the speed of an engine within specified limits when the engine works in varying of different loads. Based on the source of controlling ..

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## System of Forces

When several forces of different magnitude and different direction act upon a certain body, they constitute a system of forces. If all the forces in a system lie in a single ..

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## Varignon’s Theorem

According to Varignon’s theorem, the algebraic sum of several concurrent forces about any point is equal to the moments of the moments of their resultant about ..

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## Merchant’s Circle Diagram

For establishing the relationship between measurable and actual forces Merchant’s circle diagram will be used. Merchant circle diagram is used to analyze the forces ..

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## Notes on Pressure

Pressure (symbol: p or P) is a measure of force distribution over any surface associated with the force. Pressure is a surface phenomenon and it can be physically ..

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## Types of Mechanical Forces

A force exerted on a body can cause a change in either the shape or the motion of the body. The unit of force in SI system is the newton (N) and CGS system is dyne. ..

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Different types of loads  in engineering mechanics are compression, tension, torsion and bending. Compression: Compression loading is an effect in which the component ..

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## Couple (Mechanics)

The moment produced by two equal, opposite and noncollinear forces is called couple. Couples have certain unique properties and important applications in mechanics. ..

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## Newton’s Laws of Motion

The problems of mechanics can be solved by Newton’s laws of motion. The three laws proposed by Sir Isaac Newton, described as follows. Newton’s First ..