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The Ultimate Online Reference for Engineers

The Ultimate Online Reference for Engineers

Belt friction In practice, the theoretical tension acting on the belt or rope calculated by the belt friction equation can be compared to the maximum tension the belt can support. This helps a designer of such a rig to know how many times the belt or rope must be wrapped around the pulley to prevent it from slipping. Mountain climbers and sailing crews demonstrate a standard knowledge of belt friction when accomplishing basic tasks. Conversion Calculator Bit Byte Kilobyte Megabyte Gigabyte Teraby The basic unit used in computer data storage is called a bit (binary digit). Computers use these little bits, which are composed of ones and zeros, to do things and talk to other computers. All your files, for instance, are kept in the computer as binary files and translated into words and pictures by the software (which is also ones and zeros). This two number system, is called a "binary number system" since it has only two numbers in it. The decimal number system in contrast has ten unique digits, zero through nine.

Last Drop : Pumping Up Till The Last Drop From The Bottom of A Bottle The Last Drop concept derived from the inconvenience of pumping up the finishing liquid from the bottom of a shampoo or shower gel container to avoid everyday wastage. The bottom of Last Drop container is designed in a way that the finishing liquids are stored in a cone following by slopes both side where the dispenser can easily reach and let the user to have even the last drop of liquid. The container is beautifully designed to enhance the bathroom décor and lets the user to see how much more liquids are left inside. This product is very helpful for recycling and anti-water pollution with its useful functionalities.

Plant Engineering  Gas utilities throughout North America are besieged with requests about how natural gas and natural gas equipment can play a bigger role in improving productivity and competitiveness for large commercial and industrial customers. Gas Technology is full of case studies and new ideas about using natural gas that can benefit the plant engineer. Gas Technology is produced three times per year by the Energy Solutions Center and CFE Media LLC. It serves as the primary communication vehicle between gas utilities and thousands of industrial and large commercial customers. About Energy Solutions Center Inc.

Welding Zinc Coated Steels: New Joint Design and Strategy with Scanner Technology « Laser Insights By: Klaus Loeffler, Dr. Tim Hesse, Peter Kaupp TRUMPF Laser und Systemtechnik GmbH, Ditzingen, GermanyTRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH, Ditzingen, Germany The existing problems of weld defects in welding zinc coated steels in a overlap situation are present in the automotive industry. Overlap joints are the most common type of joint geometry used in the automotive industry. Simple mechanisms explained Email Below you’ll find animated diagrams and explanations of how various mechanisms work. Some of these have been crucial to major evolutions in mechanisms and technology, and allow us to do anything from fire weaponry to make cars move with the press of a pedal. Maltese Cross mechanism powers second hand movement in the clock:

From Flange to Butt Joint: Lasers in Auto Production (EuroPhotonics Dr. Rüdiger Brockmann and Peter Kaupp, Trumpf Laser-und-Systemtechnik New concepts in the design and construction of structural elements such as beams, sills and car doors that include the use of profiles, single-sided laser joining processes and interlocking connectors save weight, time, costs and installation space. 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new.

Theo Jansen Mechanism How does Theo Jansen Mechanism Work? Here is a flash animation of Theo Jansen mechanism which is a very interesting linkage systems. This ingenious mechanism is very good example of four bar mechanism described before. In this mechanism 4 four bar arranged such that a rotation movement is converted to walking pattern of a four legged animal. You can see videos of this mechanism in action by doing google search and entering key word "Theo Jansen" The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever By Internet standards, a perfectly timed photo occurs when two of the following three conditions are met: 1. Perfect Place 2. Perfect Time 3. Perfect Angle Hinge cover mechanism for folding casings with lift function - Nokia Corporation The present invention relates to a hinge cover mechanism for electric devices having foldable casing also called “folding casings” and in particular the present invention relates to hinge cover mechanisms of hinge mechanisms for aforesaid electric devices offering advantageous characteristics for protecting the hinge mechanism, electrical conductor means passing through the subject hinge mechanism and for providing lift and inclination functionality. The advantages of a design of electronic devices with folding casings is well known especially in the field of mobile and portable electronic devices, respectively. The advantages refer primarily to the usability of such electronic devices that are conventionally formed of two casing halves, which are pivoted by a hinge mechanism adjoining the two casing halves with each other. A flexible material in the form of a strip, flap etc. may allow realization of the hinge mechanism itself. U.S.

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World Life hacks are little ways to make our lives easier. These low-budget tips and trick can help you organize and de-clutter space; prolong and preserve your products; or teach you something (e.g., tie a full Windsor) that you simply did not know before. Most of these came from a great post on tumblr. Door hinges, profiles, pin hinges — the EMKA blog Designed to take the pain (and the re-finishing) out of adjusting large panels or doors on acoustic cabinets, air conditioning units and machine guards – our Program 1054 3D Hinge provides for vertical/lateral adjustment of +/-2mm and permits adjustment of gasket clamping by +/-1.5mm. The 1054 3D hinge features tough construction with multiple 3-dimensional adjustments by means of slotted mountings and a rotating eccentric hinge pin. In addition we provide the 1054 3D with a clip-on cover which has the possibility of pad printing for customer logo, instructions, warning or other useful information. With our history of design and manufacture in many materials and technologies we are able to offer not only an extensive range of 15000 standard products – we also have a very substantial division carrying out custom design – as well as manufacturing to customer drawings for the specialist industries of controls, automotive, rail and general engineering.

50 Faces in Everyday Places Have you ever looked at an object or building and thought, “hey that kind of looks like a face!”? It’s actually a psychological phenomenon known as pareidolia. Pareidolia involves a vague and random stimulus (often an image or sound) being perceived as significant; it’s a form of apophenia (seeing meaningful patterns or connections in random or meaningless data). Online you can find entire communities dedicated to finding faces in everyday objects, places and buildings.