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Bloodhound Back On Track

Bloodhound Back On Track

The Bloodhound project is back on track and hoping to break the landspeed record this October The Bloodhound project had been a victim of shortage of funding, however all's not lost as a new sponsor deal means engineers can now continue with their work. Believe it or...

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Rotation Around A Fixed Axis

Rotation Around A Fixed Axis

Rotation around a fixed axis is a type of rotation in which a body is rotating around its center of mass. It is important in the engineering field to avoid vibration of rotating systems by balancing. In practical machines such as electric generators and gas turbines,...

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Applications For Dynamic Balancing

Applications For Dynamic Balancing

While we have looked at the mechanics and science behind dynamic balancing in the past, for many readers it might be a dry subject that does not seem to have application outside of engineering. However, the need for balancing in one for or another is around most of us...

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Bloodhound Newsletter April 2016

Bloodhound Newsletter April 2016

BLOODHOUND SSC A supersonic racing car designed to reach speeds of 1,000mph (1,600km/h). Welcome to BLOODHOUND’s monthly newsletter, with the latest news about the Project. Check out our website at www.bloodhoundssc.com for more information, videos and images. What’s...

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Centrifugal Fans

A centrifugal fan refers to a mechanical device that is used to move air as well as other gases. "Squirrel cage fan” and "blower” are oftentimes used to refer to centrifugal fan due to the fact that they look like a hamster wheel frequently. Centrifugal fans are used...

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Dynamic Balancing An Explanation

Dynamic balancing is a process in which the balance of an object is adjusted or vibration eliminated by adding or removing weight while it is spinning at a high speed. It is the most popular way in which automobile tires, engine crankshaft, and drive shafts are...

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Axial And Centrifugal Fans

Continuous flows of air or gases that are generated by industrial fans do find a wide range of applications in almost any field in an industrial setup. The generated continuous flows can be used for varied purposes such as cooling, ventilation, combustion, aeration,...

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The Basics of Mechanical Balancing

In Engineering, especially in the field of mechanics you will always come across the word balancing. It’s a simple word but in engineering it is an art that every engineer needs to master. There basically two types of balancing states: Vibration Monitors Vibration...

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