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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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Bloodhound Project Update February 2016

Bloodhound Project Update February 2016

The Bloodhound project was announced on the 23rd of October back in 2008 and was expected to break the land speed record in 2011/2012. However, the design team took a longer time than expected while trying to find the best aerodynamic shape to ensure that the car is...

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Bloodhound 2016  The Challenges That Lie Ahead.

Bloodhound 2016 The Challenges That Lie Ahead.

The Bloodhound project was announced on the 23rd of October back in 2008 and was expected to break the land speed record in 2011/2012. However, the design team took a longer time than expected while trying to find the best aerodynamic shape to ensure that the car is...

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The 90 Second Build

The 90 Second Build

Bloodhound SSC is all about speed. The world record attempt gets into full gear as we approach 2016 with  the testing moving to South Africa. Over the past few months we have had queries via our social media channels asking how Bloodhound was built, looking for some...

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