Tag: mechanical-engineering

39 Is it possible for a bicycle chainwheel to have a fractional number of teeth? 2016-01-25T14:32:16.590

29 What is the purpose of these diversions in a natural gas line? 2015-02-09T22:48:52.813

23 Is it possible to build an air compressor with no moving parts? 2015-05-14T16:46:46.883

21 Why don't hydroelectric plants use cascades of turbines instead of single turbines? 2015-02-26T12:17:55.497

21 Why would you launch a large ship by dropping it sideways? 2016-02-21T00:46:55.283

20 What is a reason that handlebars fit to a motorcycle and steering wheel fit to a car? 2015-02-08T09:56:35.350

20 Why are rear wheels not placed at the extreme rear of a bus? 2015-04-08T21:53:54.640

19 How are increasingly accurate machines made? 2015-07-20T04:43:09.243

19 Windmills in empty fields. Why no trees? 2016-11-23T12:51:59.090

18 Sizing a pressure safety valve for two-phase flow 2015-01-25T06:31:07.680

18 Why do car wheels have holes? 2015-05-19T12:02:10.323

15 How does width and thickness affect the stiffness of steel plate? 2015-01-21T03:15:17.020

15 Why do hydraulic systems use special fluid - what's wrong with water? 2015-01-26T11:41:47.390

15 Does an electric vehicle going downhill recover energy? 2017-09-14T09:51:31.930

15 What limits the speed of a car? 2018-01-09T21:39:39.337

14 Pound-force (lbf) vs Pound-mass (lbm) 2015-04-03T21:31:26.793

14 What is the physical interpretation of the second term in the viscous stress tensor in the Navier-Stokes equations? 2015-04-12T18:09:56.273

14 Calculating pitch, yaw, and roll from mag, acc, and gyro data 2015-06-26T22:43:48.497

14 Why does moving air feel cold? 2016-06-20T21:47:12.470

13 Why don't refrigerators have parts outdoors? 2015-02-14T03:58:12.383

13 If the emergency brake in a train is broken, do the passenger car brakes still work? 2015-03-18T19:18:08.730

13 Schematic Diagrams for Mechanical Systems 2016-03-03T10:07:57.973

12 In aluminum machining, what are the most common factors that might cause a machined component to have warping issues? 2015-01-20T20:31:25.093

12 Easy nonlinear model for large deformation of a beam 2015-01-26T09:01:49.870

12 Are pneumatic tires obsolete? 2015-01-27T19:42:17.510

12 Estimating whether the flow through a valve or nozzle cavitates 2015-02-11T23:58:32.340

12 What happens when you put the wrong type of fuel in an internal combustion engine? 2015-03-01T17:40:49.340

12 Purpose of spheres and fins on submarine propeller 2015-03-01T21:58:32.903

12 How to prevent deposition of dust on ceiling fan blades 2015-03-09T18:20:26.630

12 Why is air pressure in all directions? 2015-04-11T07:36:57.233

12 Effective ways to drive a single shaft with multiple motors? 2015-05-11T16:37:46.200

12 Insufficiently constrained structural model in Ansys 2015-05-27T13:13:45.523

12 How thick is it reasonable for the walls of a steel gas pipeline to be? 2015-10-15T08:41:24.247

12 What causes the sound coming from electrical vehicles? 2015-11-30T16:06:43.817

12 What is this Y-shaped screwdriver bit, and what is its purpose? 2016-03-19T08:23:35.063

12 How should I position two shelf supports for the best distribution of load? 2016-12-27T17:46:39.277

11 How different are dc motor designs from dc generator designs? 2015-01-24T21:51:11.753

11 Which turbulence models are suitable for CFD analysis on a streamlined vehicle body? 2015-01-28T19:27:50.297

11 Why do beverage can tabs break when bent? 2015-04-09T17:45:20.373

11 Understanding required torque for a motor lifting a weight 2015-05-14T02:56:45.873

11 Can a magnetic lock be negated or overcome by a stronger electromagnet? 2015-11-03T23:03:22.640

10 Determining Drill Speed 2015-01-21T22:18:05.123

10 Detailed dimensions of an aircraft engine compressor blade 2015-01-23T16:25:41.180

10 How do I calculate the forces on a desk and its legs? 2015-01-30T09:20:43.520

10 Comparing the performance of glass and granite in a heat storage application 2015-03-10T13:20:56.560

10 How is a mechanical system designed and tested without building a physical model? 2015-03-18T10:48:17.857

10 Are threads machined from high tensile steel more susceptible to damage? 2015-03-25T20:45:14.847

10 Why are tremors of an earthquake felt more on upper floors? 2015-04-25T08:40:28.170

10 How do you select the correct area to consiser for first moment of area calculations? 2015-05-22T12:54:26.960

10 What's this mystery symbol on a manufactured machine? 2017-10-17T19:30:38.700

9 Thermoelectric Technology to Harvest Energy from Internal Combustions Engines 2015-01-31T19:04:29.037

9 How do I form a budget for a mechanical research project? 2015-02-04T03:00:14.113

9 Calculate force to lift piston from a given closing pressure 2015-03-06T11:01:29.017

9 What is the mechanical element that holds a worm gear shaft in place called? 2015-04-13T21:21:38.260

9 How to make factory machine hard disk drive more durable? How much its estimate life span? 2017-06-13T05:29:15.587

8 Preventing condensate backup at startup with orifice (venturi) steam traps on medium pressure batch process mains? 2015-01-21T00:33:25.187

8 How to seal a pressure vessel 2015-02-14T18:31:57.687

8 Could house fires be prevented by increasing dryer vent speed? 2015-03-01T23:59:16.733

8 Mechanism of gear rotation 2015-03-07T11:25:26.880

8 Protecting device from microwaves in microwave oven.. but allowing Bluetooth? 2015-03-13T04:00:33.250

8 "Sliding door" - is top weight bearing more efficient? 2015-03-15T03:24:33.990

8 Why raised face for mating parts? 2015-03-15T06:35:49.177

8 How to calculate lever force when lever has uniformed distributed load? 2015-03-17T16:01:04.487

8 What is the significance of a diagonal input in a control diagram? 2015-03-17T20:04:10.807

8 What causes friction in magnetic bearings? 2015-03-21T01:23:41.477

8 Air Conditioning Modes of Failure 2015-04-08T01:43:50.467

8 Distance sensors with accuracy of 1 mm? 2015-04-25T12:17:45.800

8 What does "tol" mean in a gear box? 2015-05-06T15:19:00.057

8 Force required to crop/cut a mild steel bar 2015-05-11T11:38:11.963

8 Efficiency in a gas turbine or aircraft engine 2015-05-13T14:33:36.993

8 Air compressor that doubles as a pneumatic motor? 2015-05-28T21:40:02.537

8 Would engineering bricks explode if used to build an oven? 2015-06-03T19:08:43.163

8 Can air conditioners/dehumidifiers exhaust their waste heat in their exhaust water? 2015-06-14T19:59:16.040

8 Is there a mechanical equivalent to a hi/low pass filter (as in electrical engineering)? 2015-09-07T15:45:01.787

8 Steel selection for building a trailer 2015-09-21T14:45:18.367

8 How are high gear ratios achieved in a small space? 2015-09-23T03:59:12.370

8 Differential equations of a (simplified) loading bridge 2015-10-05T10:57:10.960

8 Why does reducing the amount of emissions control improve the fuel economy of a car? 2015-10-31T06:35:28.450

8 Why does filter efficiency decrease with thickness? 2015-11-06T14:37:13.633

8 Not a good idea to rub two of the same material against each other? 2016-02-01T07:25:25.200

8 Why do electric trains arc at high speeds? 2017-06-06T16:40:31.173

7 How to calculate the pressure a pipe can withstand? 2015-01-24T19:17:31.397

7 Harvesting thermoelectric energy from computer graphics cards 2015-01-30T11:47:07.137

7 Could magnetic levitation transportation systems become a commonplace technology? 2015-02-13T04:50:09.690

7 What is the maximum length of oil pipelines? 2015-02-14T19:23:55.787

7 Switching batteries from series to parallel - technical solution 2015-03-01T18:26:26.137

7 How does a diesel internal combustion engine start even though there are no spark plugs? 2015-03-02T21:00:57.053

7 Force required to empty a syringe 2015-03-11T19:39:51.347

7 How do I calculate the strength of a weld joining two crossed rods? 2015-03-11T21:38:24.180

7 Why do some diesel engines run on diesel fuel and others on fuel oil? 2015-03-14T12:39:34.807

7 What is the difference between direct and indirect learning control? 2015-03-15T23:34:27.277

7 Does a diesel-like (ignition by compression) engine running on gaseous fuel exist? 2015-03-18T10:44:46.117

7 How can one calculate the change in heat energy when the specific heat varies with temperature? 2015-03-20T04:25:41.153

7 ANSYS APDL Shape memory effect option of SMA not working 2015-03-27T03:34:10.273

7 How does a compressor know to lower condensing pressure in chiller? 2015-04-04T01:50:03.970

7 How efficient are jet engine thrust reversers? 2015-04-07T16:52:52.187

7 How can "mpg" be high under low engine load? 2015-04-07T21:46:05.980

7 What type of ultrasonic transducer would be suitable for ultrasonic welding? 2015-04-15T22:35:43.427

7 One large fireplace flue versus two smaller ones 2015-04-26T22:49:10.877