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Mechanical Engineering is a branch of engineering that encompasses the generation and application of heat and mechanical power and the design, production, and use of machines and tools. Mechanical engineering involves application of the principles of dynamics, control, thermodynamics and heat transfer, fluid mechanics, strength of materials, materials science, electronics, and mathematics.
%DETAILS%%FOLLOWUPS% Excelsior double barrel shotguns were made by various Belgian manufacturers c. 1890 - 1914 and I doubt if you will ever be able to identify the exact maker. The crown over the oval ELG indicates it was proofed for black powder after 1893. Damascus is one form of laminated st…
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The only quirk I know of on 3.8's is a tendency to leaky head gaskets. Not a big deal to fix on rear wheel drive like the Cougar.   The Supercharged motor in the cougars is the same that was in the Thunderbirds. There are a few drawbacks to owning a Supercoupe (supecharged 3.8). They like to …
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first pull off the line going to it and if it has fluid in it change the modulator. Next, take the modulator off and apply vacuum to the line and stick a screw driver in the end of the modulator and see if the diaphragm moves the valve inside. If the valve doesn't move, replace the modualtor. - i a…
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This is a machine shop procedure which the head has to come off to accomplish.
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Up against the firewall on the driver side. Look for the small barrel that has a vaccuum line attached to it.
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There are a few different views on what happens if petrol is put into a diesel car, ranging from "this is horrible and will ruin the engine" through "if diesel is put in a petrol engine, it will run but misfire" and "it does depend on the make and model of the car" to, most commonly "petrol will kil…
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EGR or Exhaust Gas Recirculation is a system that takes exhaust gas and recirculates it back into the intake air, this does a few things beneficial to the actual running quality of the engine such as: Reduce Combustion Temperatures which dramatically cuts down on Spark Knocking (detonation) which is…
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You are lucky if you get to know that the pipes are frozen before it bursts out. At the very first place shut off the main valve of the pipe if you experience stopped water flow. Then leave the faucets open. Do not use any flames to unfreeze the pipes. Similarly, avoid using an electric heater, hair…
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You can buy the new cast iron flanges, with the expandable O rings that push into the pipe or you'll have to do the old style or pouring lead onto a cast iron flange. The latter option should only be done by professionals.
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No and yes.Amendment (not from a professional plumber!): If you were simply running the sink drain into the shower drain and if there was not a reduction in pipe size, I would think you would be able to do that. I think the reason you need a trap for the sink has to do with code that requires a trap…
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Two ways. Caulked joints and ty-seal joints. Cut the cast iron behind the hub and use a Clamp-all to join it to PVC pipe. If this sounds too difficult, CALL a Plumber. Why do you want to replace your cast iron? That would be alot of work, only replace what you need to. Unless it is your sewer li…
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When the check valve failed to seat properly at the lower unit in our well, the reserve tank would drain down quickly and then the pump would run again and again and again, . . .If you have a valve between the pump outlet and the tank you can turn it off to check operation of the tank. Most likely y…
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A hydrostatic relief valve prevents your swimming pool from wanting to become a 'boat'. If the bottom of the pool is below the level of ground-water, and the pool is emptied, the pool would want to float in the underground water. I have actually seen the deep end of a 40ft gunite pool (with no hydro…
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requesting a meeting with the employer
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Ans:Loading a class in JDBCFor getting connection to database and to query database for INSERT,UPDATE,DELETE and to do some operations on database through java programs you need to load the jdbc driver class for a particular database provided by the database provider for that you use class.forName()…
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Answer: The terms suction and discharge are the terms refer to hydraulics. In hydraulics if the the liquid has to be lifted or pumped to the usage area the hydraulic pump will be used . This pump will have to functions that is first suction to lift the fluid and the discharge or delivery . The famil…
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95% Argon 5% CO2 is most commonly used for spray MIG.
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You have to replace the tankANS 2 - It depends on the size and make of the tank. Smaller than 33 gallon are not possible to replace. If it's larger than about 40 gallon, most can be replaced through the baseplate. -Over 60 gallons, all that I've seen are replaceable through the baseplate.
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At the beginning of WW1, planes were first starting to be used by the military of all sides. Popular imagination saw the aeroplane being used as a bomber (HG Wells 'The Shape of Things to Come' was written before the Wright brothers first flight but predicted cities flattened by aerial bombardment).…
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To convert propane engine to a gasoline engine, you will have to buy the conversion kits. The conversion kits usually come along with the instructional booklets.
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As of December 2009, according to the US Department of Labor Statistics,A Civil Engineers in the US earn between $48,140 and $115,630 per annum (bottom and top 10% of earnings respectively). The mean salary for a Civil Engineer is $74,600 per annum. The average starting salary for a graduate with a…
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"Shaft effect" is the drop in the back of a shaft drive motorcycle under acceleration, they also pop up when you stop accelerating which can cause a loss of control in a corner That is why some sport bikes don't use them. BMW paralever-frame motorcycles use a shaft drive; the paralever shaft drive d…
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Engineers can perform in a range of job markets, mainly: industry, research, and education. An industry engineer with a bachelors will make less than one with a master's degree and tend to be ineligible for upper management positions (project leads, vice presidents etc...). Research engineers may …
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at lest 48,000 to 60,000 a year.
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Gauges are the devices that are used to measure instruments.Eg: plug gauge
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In the United States Prior to the passage of the 19th amendment in the United States, women were not allowed to vote and thus had no say in the politics of the country. They gained this right gradually through marches, speeches by prominent suffragists, leaflets...the biggest victory (before the ame…
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I am fresh graduate with accounting diploma and I wanted to start a career with the position of bookkeeper in accounting firm and your firm is looking for the bookkeeper that is why I am interested to work with your firm and I want to get job satisfaction after finishing your job requirements....
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The previous organization doesn't give me sufficient amount to fulfil my and my family's requirment.Edit:Enhance professional growthCareer advancement in light of a stagnating careerUtilize my full range of skillsLooking for a different challengeRelocating to a different townCurrent employer shuttin…
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The professional discipline of mechanical engineering is concerned with the design, development and manufacture of machines and mechanical engineering systems. These include engines and turbines of various kinds, land transport vehicles, ships, aircraft, pumps and fans, air-conditioning and refriger…
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Left, counter-clockwise. Lefty loosey, righty tighty.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------It depends on which way the crank rotates. If it rotates clockwise the nut will be threaded on counterclockwise to prevent it from loosening. If the crank rotates coun…
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Cantilever Beams If you know the natural frequency and the mass of the load and beam... k=Wn^2*m (where k=stiffness, Wn=natural frequency, m=total mass) If the beam's mass is not negligable then the total mass is... m= m(load)+1/4m(beam) I'm wondering if this link might help you ;-) http://w…
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"High tension" means the same thing as "high voltage." These chillers have greater capacity and are typically used in industrial and some scientific applications. Normal chillers are more widespread, appearing in air conditioners, refrigerators, and various other appliances.
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It is very tricky to become an engineer. you need to get straight A's every year of your life. Then you need to eat 778 jars of pickle and oranges and then you must go to Texas A&M and only then can you become a mechanical engineer
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Answer The proper suction pressure of any air conditioning or refrigeration system is determined by the type of refrigerant used and sometimes the amount of charge. Suction pressure used is also directly related to the temperature required. The temperature required in the evaporator relates …
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Yes, there is a huge difference. If you use a valve thread for an adapter instead of valve outlet, you'll be in a world of hurt. That's because the adapters have the correct threads! If you use the outlet, you might cross-thread and you don't want to do that. If you turn around twice hopping on one …
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When working on a car engine, a diagram helps to make sure things are fixed or changed correctly. The diagram for the 1993 Dodge Dakota engine can be found in its maintenance manual.
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Some of the minerals used might be: Aluminum = Bauxite Iron = Hematite, Limonite, others Quartz = Sand and potash Chromium = Chromite Copper = Chalcopyrite, Cuprite, many others Magnesium = Magnesia, Magnesite Zinc = Sphalerite, Zincite Gold = Gold + Silver in all degrees of mix as ore Tin …
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National Mean Annual Salary: $66320 National Median Hourly Wage: $31.89 Actually, My Dad is an Electrical Engineer, and he makes $164,000 a year!  Answer Electrical Engineers design, develop, test, plan,and improve electrical equipment.Engineers should be creative, curious, logical, and det…
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Answer If you are talking about a roof water drain pipe to sewer it is illegal. If you are talking about a sink drain pipe well that is where they all connect to so yea. Other answer One cannot say "NO" with out knowing the local codes as in some areas they have a combination system wh…
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Hydraulic pumps work the same as any other pump, the difference is the controls used to direct the fluids where it needs to go to work what it is applied to.Most hydraulic pumps have 2 identical gears next to each other and they push the fluid in the troughs on the outside walls of the pump to the p…
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Have never really tried that. I found it easier just to drop the front of the gas tank, open the lock and replace the original electric with a new one. This way, the pump is secure and you will have the correct pressure. Just make sure that the tank is almost empty and use a new o-ring with a little…
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Answer Salt Generators can run on 110/120 volts or 220/240 volts. They have a transformer that steps the current down to 12 volts so the electrical usage is very minimal. None of the manufactures even mention power usage because it is so low; your pool pump is going to draw 100 times more power t…
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You might want to check with any local salvage yards; that will be your cheapest way. If you're unsure about quality or don't have any salvage yards around, www.advanceautoparts.com has some in their body and trim parts section. I got mine from autopartswarehouse.com and got a pretty good deal. …
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Unfortunately, that's a really hard question to answer because I don't know what kind of car you have. If it's an older car with the ign. switch in the dash you simply unplug the wires, remove old switch and install a new one in reverse order. If however, you're talking about a switch in the steerin…
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Answer I would recommend draining the entire fuel system and re-filling it with pure diesel. I do know some guys that add a gallon or two of gasoline to their diesel trucks, meaning big rig semi's, in the winter for easier starting, however their truck's fuel tanks have a 50 gallon capacity. Dies…
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BTUs to Evaporate One Pound of Water Quick Answer: Somewhere around 1000BTU/lbLong answer: It depends on the temperature of the water you start with. Before you can evaporate the water, you must heat it to it's boiling point. The warmer the water you start with the fewer BTUs will be needed to heat…
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There are a number of reasons why you might want to enter a software field and become an mechanical engineer. You may be interested in the duties of the job for example.
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Rotary Valves A rotary valve, at the ones I'm familiar with, is typically used to move solid materials from a hopper. Basically the valve is designed with a paddle wheel which is shaft-mounted and driven by a motor. The rotary valve is similar to a revolving door: the paddles or blades form an ai…
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Answer Average starting salary: $55,000 Average salary after 5 years: $72,000 Average salary after 10 to 15 years: $90,000
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An A/C compressor sucks refrigerant gas from the evaporator inside the car and compresses it into high pressure liquid. So the tubing that goes from the evaporator inside the car to the compressor is called the suction line.
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Answer Bernoulli's theorem: in fluid dynamics, relation among the pressure, velocity, and elevation in a moving fluid (liquid or gas), the compressibility and viscosity (internal friction) of which are negligible and the flow of which is steady, or laminar. First derived (1738) by the S…
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Answer . Actually, I am studying to become a drilling engineer, average starting salary is between 90,000 and 110,000. This is depending on many things such as your school attended, job applied for etc. You should expect to make a good 3,000 a week. And with about 5 years experience, expect to …
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Mechanical Engineering Salaries The middle 50% earned between $52,210 and $84,940. The lowest 10% earned less than $41,810, and the highest 10% earned more than $101,240. Median annual earnings in the industries employing the largest numbers of mechanical engineers in 2006 were: Federal government…
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The water pressure in my house is about 140PSI. Which is definitely dangerous. It happens more often than you would think. What happens is a city will use water supply lines which are too small for the water requirements. Therefore, they have to increase the pressure. You wouldn't want a pressure re…
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It was invented in 1816 by Robert Stirling.You can find much more information about stirling engines and carnot cycles on Wikipedia.
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If you mean the 2 1/2 inch tube, it just goes from the bottom of the snorkle on the air cleaner housing to the exhaust manifold heat shield. You should see appropriately sized ports for it. Its only purpose is to supply warmer air (heated by the exhaust manifold) to the air intake and is controlled …
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The job opportunities for a civil engineer is very bright. Since only few graduates come out of universities every year having Bachelor's degree in civil engineering the demand for civil engineers are very high, particularly in middle east and Asian countries. A civil engineering graduate can choose…
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Mechanical Engineers make.................lalalalalalalalalala $32.03 now go away.
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It expands; example/ If you take a bearing for a ( motor shaft-not an engine, an electric MOTOR ) to install a new bearing after removing the others simple heat the new one to a moderate temperature with gloved hands slide it onto the shaft. It cools rapidly and is on the shaft as though it was pres…
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Answer Depends on where you are. In California entry engineers make $50-60k, decent engineers with 10 yrs exp make 70k, and PHDs/experts usually don't make more than $120k. If you're in industrial salaries are $20k higher for same yrs experience usually. But if you are working on oil&gas proj…
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Shaking hands According to Dummies.com, you should "shake just a couple of times." I don't believe there is any "correct" answer to the question. Personally, I think you should hold it long enough to make eye contact, extend a verbal greeting, and allow the other person to do the same.
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From 43,000 to over 90,000, depending on the dept of sonography and location of employment... Answer anywhere from $44,000 to $100,000 depending on the type of sonography
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learning about machines I'm guessing here. If you are asking what the parts of a machine (car) are called and what they do. It's hard to ask if the alternater is working if you don't know what an alternater is or what it does. The best way is to find someone to teach you. After that, a repair man…
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Answer: Turbine shaft material has its own natural frequency, when turbine rotates on such a speed that frequency of shaft become close to its natural frequency, machine causes noise & high vibrations because of resonance due to matching of frequency. Running of Steam "TURBINE" on this speed is …
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Starting salary is $50,000 to $60,000 per year. Experienced engineers earn $80,000 to $110,000 per year.
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Tensile strength calculation for Finger cots and Condom:-(RING TYPE) Tensile strength Formula : F/A (N/mm2) Where :- F - Force (N) A- cross sectional area (mm2) A- cross sectional area - Width *thickness (single wall) So F/2(width * thickness) (N/mm2) For Example :- F= 35.963 N width = 6…
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Bleed Valve Function Valve which is meant to siphon off a portion of the flow from another system.A heavy-duty gas turbine employs compressor bleed valves to protect the axial compressor during start-up and shutdown against stalling and surging conditions. These valves are typically only open durin…
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Nobody knows. There were gears thousands of years ago.
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The shape of graphite in cast irons has the followingbasic forms:(a) Flakes. Graphite flakes have sharp edgeswhich act as stress raisers in tension.This shape makes cast iron low in tensilestrength and ductility, but it still has highcompressive strength. On the other hand,the flakes also act as vib…
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A critical outcome refers to a moment or point at which a great change may take place in the course of events
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air vessel is a closed chamber containing compressed ait at the top portion and liquid at thw bottom portion of the chamber.At the base there is a opening through which the liquid may flow into the vessel or flow out of the vessel.FUNCTIONS:1) Obtain continuous supply of liquid at uniform rate.2) To…
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DC Generator Series Gen-Rising voltage characteristics-used as booster in feeders Shunt Gen- Constant voltage- Battery charging,ordinary lighting Compound- Differential-Drooping characteristics-Welding power supply Flat compound-constant voltage-ordinary lighting overcompound-voltage increases as …
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Answer Tensile Force - The force of pulling something apart. An example would be doing a tensile test on piece of steel to check the tensile strength. They put the piece of steel at a specified size in a machine that uses tensile force and pull apart the test sample. They measure the amount of f…
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Quite a mouthful here. First, dendritic inclusions are, by definition "random" when they occur. They can follow any axis of crystal structure, and, depending on the nature of the dendritic intrusion, can work "through" the crystal rather than along any axis of its structure. That kills about half th…
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Toughness is a term used to describe a material's resistance to failure, or its ability to absorb the energy of impact, if that is clearer. A couple of methods of testing toughness involve putting a (known) weight on a swinging arm, raising it a certain distance, and letting it swing down into a tes…
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Lesney didn't use cast iron. They used zinc. The model value depends on condition and rarity of the particular casting and variation of that casting. Watch Ebay to learn about what model you have and compare its condition and variation to what you see for sale and what something actually sells for. …
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As iron only exists as a gas above 2862 °C (5182 °F), it would melt ordinary glass.
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Mechanical Gears work on the principle of the Law of Gearing. The Law of Gears: A primary requirement of gears is the constancy of angular velocities or proportionality of position transmission. High-speed gear trains also require transmission at constant angular velocities. Constant velocity is th…
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A simply supported beam is just that - the most simple arrangement of the structure. The beam is supported at each end, and the load is distributed in some way along its length. There is more to the application of this than might first appear, but it's the starting point for analysis. What is the l…
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As per API 6A temperature classification, -20 deg F to 250 deg F operating temperature range.
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No. The (exterior) walls are usually steel and glass (perhaps incorporating some aluminum), all of the weight of which is borne by the floors. The weight of the floors is borne by the vertical support columns, which are steel or reinforced concrete. They're tucked inside. The massive weight of the b…
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1866 18th marchThomas Savery patented the first crude steam engine in 1698 based on Denis Papin's Digester or pressure cooker of 1679.
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A "smart material" is one having a molecular structure that responds in a particular and controlled way to influences upon it. These range from magnetically-changed materials, to "memory" molecules that return to their original form, to materials that generate an electric charge when pressed, twiste…
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Engineering is the application of science to build machines, electrical or electronic devices, and such things. It is an applied science. Engineering is the discipline, art and profession of acquiring and applying technical, scientific, and mathematical knowledge to design and implement materials, s…
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A condenser rejects heat to the environment to turn vapor into liquid. Ideally a vapor enters the condenser as saturated vapor, meaning it's at the boiling point. The vapor condenses and leaves the condenser at saturated liquid (also at the boiling temperature).
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A grade 8.8 fastener can be manufactured from any material whose mechanical properties meet or exceed the requirements set forth in the relevant harmonised standards.The two-digit nomenclature is not used to describe individual steel grades and only applies to metric fasteners defined under ISO 965 …
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Because i want to find a job more stimulating, i was'nt getting job satisfaction and would like to further my career.
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typically, a keyway is found in a wall made of concrete where there is two separate pours which abut themselves, otherwise referred to as a cold joint. it makes sense to insert a concave keyway continously along the length and in the center of a section of the first wall section poured to receive an…
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Please don't do that. It will blow the head right off of your engine. This is because gasoline is more explosive then diesel.For example, if you have a gallon of gas, and you explode it, the resulting explosive gas generated would be larger than if you managed to explode a gallon of diesel. So you…
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Answer Yes. Lying on its side it will break with very little pressure. That is why, when you break an egg, you always strike the side. Standing on end, an egg is much stronger.
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PFD A Process Flow Diagram (or System Flow Diagram) shows the relationships between the major components in the system. It also has basic information concerning the material balance for the process. See the related link.
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The dump truck contains a hydraulically power controlled cylinder that expands as fluid is injected, resulting in the "dump" trailer lifting from the frame of the vehicle. This system is referred to as a PTO, or Power Take-Off. Info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_take-off Photo: http://im…
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Answer The most common use of piezoelectric transducers is in sonography. That's sonar. And medical sonography, the so-called ultrasound, represents the broadest application of the technology. The ultrasound is in use in medical imaging right now in a number of places around the world. It is ve…
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are you meaning EGR valve. if so it is in front of brake booster, there are 2 bolts and a steel hose running to it. take out the 2 bolts and remove hose. mounted on engine. it is round and has a set of wires running to top of it!! on top back drivers side.
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