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A number of questions, particularly involving homework, often involve some basic engineering. In the US, the...
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can someone tell me the exact definition of kinematic pairs?and kinematic chain? which is the one where relative...
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I am struggling to understand the calculation on the attached .pdf. 1) In the inertia section, I think the 2.55E-4...
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Hi! I am wondering if anyone here knows of a generic heat engine simulator. I.e. something that can simulate the...
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Please give me the equation with a link if possible for determining power for a compressor. I know volume x pressure...
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I am wondering what you guys think the future of NASA is going to be, what changes do you think the Augustine...
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Hello all, I hope you all are fine. That’s is my first post My Questions are 1. which is first discovered or...
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Not really sure if this is the place for this, but can overhead tranmission lines be located via sattelite imagery?
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Here is the situation: We are building a small model car (roughly 8 in wide by 18 in long) whereby hydrogen is...
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I m pursuing electronics engineering now m in third year...i just want to know which universities in US provide...
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A steam powered car just set a new world record of 139mph, beating a 101 year old record of 126mph. With this level...
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