JET PROPULSION DESIGN

For aircraft jet propulsion there are in general four major distinct designs: the turbojet, turbofan (or bypass engine), turboprop and turboshaft. This post will address the layout and design of the common engines used in modern aircraft, and explain how …..

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Liquid Metal Batteries

    Battery storage capacity is an increasingly critical factor for reliable and efficient energy transmission and storage—from small personal devices to systems as large as power grids.                          …..

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Graphene: An overview

For years, researchers have known that carbon, when arranged in a certain way, can be very strong. Case in point: graphene.   Graphene- a one-atom thin sheet of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal format or a flat monolayer of …..

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The da Vinci Robot

The human body is a rather untidy place where organs, bones, flesh, muscles, arteries and connective tissue all compete for space and about 30 percent of world’s 232 million tissue surgeries result in complications. This is because surgeons vary greatly …..

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Turning Mechanism in Trains

Have you ever wondered what keeps the train on the track? How does a train follow the track during a circular path? After all, there is no steering nor a differential in a train. As a matter of fact, the …..

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Power Steering

Power steering In heavy duty (dump) trucks and power tractors the effort applied by the driver is inadequate to turn the wheels. In this case a booster arrangement is incorporated in the steering system. The booster is set into operation …..

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BELT CONVEYOR TAKE UP DESIGN

BELT CONVEYOR TAKE UP DESIGN | CONVEYOR BELT TAKE UP SYSTEM | HORIZONTAL TAKE UP IN BELT CONVEYOR     Belt Conveyors for bulk materials: Take up Arrangement: All belt conveyors require the use of some form of take up device …..

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Brain Wars | Episode 2 – Light years?

Question: Let’s say ISRO discovered life on a planet which is 40 light years away from Earth. So it sent a spacecraft to verify the discovery. The spacecraft can travel with a maximum speed of 70 lightyears/year ( using a …..

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Automatic transmission

In this fast moving and leisurely world it is important that we look at the automation of gear systems in car. With the development of technology it is now possible to shift gears in car automatically making human life more …..

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