The law of conservation of energy does not distinguish between useful and wasted energy. The law neglects ‘losses’ from the closed system into the environment. ..
The excellent properties of water as a moderator and coolant make the Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) a natural choice for power reactors. The most important limitation ..
Methods suitable for manual assembly may not be the best methods for automated assembly. Some assembly operations readily performed by a human worker are quite difficult ..
Several techniques are used to improve the surface properties of manufactured components mechanically. The most common methods are listed and described under: Shot ..
Liquid chillers are machines that remove heat from a liquid via a vapor-compression refrigeration cycle or vapor-absorption refrigeration cycle. This liquid can then ..
The operator must go through and become familiar with these general safety precautions/recommendations to avoid accidents and injuries while working on the lathe ..
The LMTD is a logarithmic average of the temperature difference between the hot and cold fluid streams at each end of the heat exchanger. The larger the value of LMTD, ..
Electric arc welding is a fusion welding process. Welding heat is obtained from an electric arc between the work (or base metal) and electrode. An electric arc is produced ..
Common Rail Direct Injection (CRDI) is an advanced fuel injection technology, most commonly referred to as diesel engines. This is very similar to the technology ..
The highway or the road structure must be designed carefully for the traffic load to be carried, physical and geological features and climatic conditions of the locality ..
Fluid mechanics is widely used both in everyday activities and in the design of modern engineering systems, from vacuum cleaners to supersonic aircraft. To begin ..
Production planning and control (PPC) generally involves planning the manufacturing process. Mainly it consists of the planning of routing, scheduling, dispatching, ..
A shaper machine is a reciprocating machine that produces horizontal, vertical, or flat surfaces. The shaper holds the single point cutting tool in ram and the workpiece ..
The tightening tools include pliers, screwdrivers and wrenches, which are discussed under. 1. Pliers Pliers are namely ordinary needle noses and particular types ..