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Thermal Energy

  1. Thermal energy is directly converted to mechanical or kinetic energy. (Web site)

Mechanical Power

  1. Internal combustion engines are used to produce mechanical power from the chemical energy contained in hydrocarbon fuels.
  2. Not all thermal energy can be transformed into mechanical power, according to the second law of thermodynamics.
  3. This means that only a small percentage of the energy in the fuel is converted to mechanical power. (Web site)

Mechanical Strength

  1. Antimony forms a highly useful alloy with lead, increasing its hardness and mechanical strength. (Web site)
  2. Work hardening, or strain hardening, is an increase in mechanical strength due to plastic deformation.
  3. This increases the mechanical strength of the spine. (Web site)

Electrical Engineering

  1. Gabrovo is a university centre, too - the Higher Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (1963). (Web site)

Mechanical Components

  1. A mechanical floor plan shows the plumbing and heating systems and any other mechanical components other than those that are electrical. (Web site)
  2. A hydraulic hybrid vehicle uses hydraulic and mechanical components instead of electrical ones.
  3. The air usually has moisture removed and a small quantity of oil added at the compressor, to avoid corrosion of mechanical components and to lubricate them.

Mechanical Stress

  1. Quartz is also a type of piezoelectric crystal that creates electricity through a process called piezoelectricity when mechanical stress is put upon it.
  2. A piston ring must ride on the cylinder wall smoothly with good contact to avoid mechanical stress and assist in piston cooling.
  3. A muscular scaffold, known as the cytoskeleton, serves as the sensor for mechanical stress on the heart, similar to a muscle version of a rubber band. (Web site)

Quantum Mechanical System

  1. This description is formulated in terms of the density operator description of a quantum mechanical system. (Web site)
  2. The quantum mechanical system that encapsulates this energy is the zero-point field.
  3. The state of a quantum mechanical system is completely specified by a function that depends on the coordinates of the particle(s) and on time. (Web site)

Quantum Mechanical Systems

  1. The Heisenberg uncertaintly principle allowed quantum mechanical systems to "borrow" this energy for short periods of time.

Mechanical Force

  1. The activation energy necessary for a chemical reaction can be in the form of heat, light, electricity or mechanical force in the form of ultrasound[34].
  2. It seems destined to become at some future time the means of obtaining light, heat, and mechanical force," wrote high school student Elihu Thomson.

Mechanical Forces

  1. Attrition is the loss of tooth structure by mechanical forces from opposing teeth.
  2. Abrasion is the loss of tooth structure by mechanical forces from a foreign element.
  3. Pumps work by using mechanical forces to push the material, either by physically lifting, or by the force of compression. (Web site)

Mechanical Action

  1. Toothbrushes remove stains on the outer layer of the tooth by the mechanical action of the bristles on the tooth surface.
  2. Where the volcanic material has been transported and reworked through mechanical action, such as by wind or water, these rocks are termed volcaniclastic. (Web site)
  3. As the piston is being forced upward by mechanical action of the connecting rod, the pre-ignited explosion will try to force the piston downward. (Web site)

Mechanical Obstruction

  1. Mechanical obstruction occurs when movement of material through the intestines is physically blocked.
  2. Bowel obstruction or intestinal obstruction is an involuntary, mechanical obstruction of the intestines.


  1. Timber beading of minimum 6mm thickness is suggested when mechanical fasteners are to be fitted on the edges to protect from excessive wear and tear.

Mechanical Damage

  1. Mechanical damage: in SPF-based roofing, physical damage to a completed SPF-based roof system not caused by normal wear and tear.
  2. Mechanical Damage: Damage to a roof by means of items puncturing or otherwise unnecessarily penetrating the roof system or any of its components.
  3. Metal and vinyl sidings, insulbrick and shingle sidings should be inspected for mechanical damage and loose or missing components.

Mechanical System

  1. Newer automobiles have evolved from a mechanical system (distributor) to a completely solid state electronic system with no moving parts. (Web site)
  2. VTEC (Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control) by Honda is an electronic and mechanical system that allows the engine to have multiple camshafts. (Web site)
  3. The mechanical system or equipment used to circulate air or to replace stale air with fresh air.

Mechanical Systems

  1. The first four chapters review previous work on differential equations for electrical and mechanical systems. (Web site)
  2. Energy is conserved for all isolated mechanical systems. (Web site)
  3. Because mechanical systems are Hamiltonian, when the system has two degrees of freedom, the resulting map preserves area (Meiss (1992)).

Mechanical Engineers

  1. Mechanical engineers and chess masters include Kotov and Edward Lasker.
  2. The Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers is a corps which provides maintenance support to equipment. (Web site)

Mechanical Engineer

  1. An independent (Cal Tech) mechanical engineer who consulted for NASA about engines was also interviewed informally. (Web site)
  2. Duboise, who wants to be a mechanical engineer, said he didn't know a lot about Johnson or NASCAR until he built his car in the lab. (Web site)

Mechanical Devices

  1. These mechanical devices, called left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), are implanted into the abdomen and attached to a weakened heart to help it pump. (Web site)
  2. As with most mechanical devices, prolonged use of the hard disk results in inevitable wear and tear and malfunction.
  3. Check the function of mechanical devices (pacemakers or defibrillators) implanted in the heart to maintain a regular heart rhythm.

Mechanical Failure

  1. Near the end of the race, the Ferrari team ordered the drivers to slow down to conserve fuel and reduce the risk of mechanical failure. (Web site)
  2. However, any other equipment found on an airport ramp can damage an aircraft through careless use, high winds, mechanical failure, and so on.
  3. Knowing how to work on your own equipment will also come in handy, should you experience any mechanical failure on a diving trip. (Web site)

Mechanical Ventilation

  1. A medical ventilator is a device designed to provide mechanical ventilation to a patient.
  2. Patients may eventually consider forms of mechanical ventilation (respirators) in which a machine inflates and deflates the lungs.
  3. Mechanical ventilation and dialysis may be needed to support the function of the lungs and kidneys, respectively.

Mechanical Problem

  1. The herniation occurs after the disc begins to break down with aging and can be precipitated by stress or a mechanical problem in the spine. (Web site)
  2. Ickx made up for lost laps to lead the race by early morning, but suffered a mechanical problem which forced the car to pit. (Web site)

Mechanical Problems

  1. Intermittent misfires can be caused by a variety of ignition, fuel or mechanical problems. (Web site)
  2. After the inspection they report any mechanical problems to the chief mechanic and supervisor and fill out any needed reports for defective equipment.
  3. Even though there was attrition early in the race, due to mechanical problems and tire issues, it was entirely a clean race. (Web site)


  1. Ductility is a mechanical property which describes how much plastic deformation a material can sustain before fracture occurs.

Mechanical Properties

  1. Mechanical properties, such as hardness and ductility, change as dislocations are eliminated and the metal's crystal lattice is altered. (Web site)
  2. In classical physics, it is possible to distinguish individual particles in a system, even if they have the same mechanical properties. (Web site)
  3. The depth of skarn formation also will affect the mechanical properties of the host rocks.

Electrical Systems

  1. There was a long-held viewpoint in aviation that electrical systems are less reliable than mechanical systems, and should not be totally trusted.

Mechanical Energy

  1. In this whole process, the energy of running water is first converted into mechanical energy of the turbines which is then converted into electric energy. (Web site)
  2. Kelvin developed the notion that mechanical energy gradually dissipates into heat energy, an idea developed by Clausius into the concept of entropy.
  3. The different forms of energy include mechanical energy, gravitational energy, thermal energy, electric energy, chemical energy and nuclear energy.


  1. Edward Lasker had degrees in mechanical and electrical engineering.
  2. FIGS. 5 and 6 show the data of FIG. 3 and 4, but with the degrees of mechanical deformation expressed in a different manner. (Web site)
  3. Definition from Degrees of freedom are specific, defined modes in which a mechanical device or system can move.

Potential Energy

  1. Directly converts kinetic and potential energy in the wave to mechanical and electrical energy.
  2. A common example is potential energy being converted into kinetic energy, (as heat and mechanical work).
  3. They first learn about the two simplest forms of mechanical energy: kinetic and potential energy, as illustrated by pendulums and roller coasters.


  1. It differs from the underlying asthenosphere in terms of its mechanical (or rheological, ie, 'flow') properties rather than its chemical composition.
  2. The characteristics of elements and alloys are explained in terms of physical, chemical, electrical, and mechanical properties. (Web site)
  3. Camless engines would not only be more efficient in terms of mechanical energy, they would also be more flexible, as the valves could be computer-controlled.


  1. Inventions can be electrical, mechanical, or chemical in nature. (Web site)
  2. Joule studied the nature of heat, and discovered its relationship to mechanical work (see energy). (Web site)
  3. Conservation of mechanical energy is the principle which can be used to predict behavior of any system in nature if we know the initial conditions. (Web site)


  1. Electrical systems use a motor-generator incorporated in the car’s transmission which converts mechanical energy into electrical energy and vice versa. (Web site)
  2. ENGINE: The primary motor or power apparatus of a car, which converts liquid or gas fuel into mechanical energy. (Web site)
  3. If a car suffers mechanical problems, it will pull into the pits and remain there for the rest of the race. (Web site)


  1. Out of the race were Ernesto Viso (accident, 17th); Enrique Bernoldi (handling, 18th); Bruno Junqueira (handling, 23rd) and Will Power (mechanical, 25th).
  2. Jimmie Johnson's quest for an unprecedented three straight victories at the Brickyard ended when mechanical issues derailed the handling of his No.


  1. Of course when checking any electrical components in any type of machinery or mechanical equipment is to disconnect or turn off the power to the equipment. (Web site)
  2. Most philatelic experts rely on a combination of watermark fluid, mechanical equipment, good lighting, and knowledge to identify watermarks.
  3. Engineering drawings generally deal with mechanical engineered items, such as manufactured parts and equipment.


  1. An engine, such as the engine in a car, converts the chemical energy of gas and oxygen into the mechanical energy of engine movement.
  2. Mechanical digestion is the physical movement that assists chemical digestion.
  3. These natural curves position the head over the pelvis and work as shock absorbers to distribute mechanical stress during movement.


  1. The balance spring is a device used in a mechanical watch or marine chronometer to control the vibrations of the balance wheel.
  2. The study of acoustics revolves around the generation, propagation and reception of mechanical waves and vibrations. (Web site)
  3. In order to improve mechanical properties we are now going to experiment and analyze the effect of vibrations on composite materials. (Web site)


  1. Sound is a disturbance of mechanical energy that propagates through matter as a wave. (Web site)


  1. A lens mount is an interface —mechanical and often also electrical —between a photographic camera body and a lens. (Web site)
  2. The degree to which the optical axis of a lens and the mechanical axis of its mounting coincide. (Web site)
  3. A mechanical device capable of varying the effective diameter of a lens. (Web site)


  1. The car has to last all 600 miles without having any mechanical failures and the driver and crew have to stay mentally and physically sharp.

Living Organisms

  1. Physiological acoustics: study of the mechanical, electrical and biochemical function of hearing in living organisms.
  2. Physiology (in Greek physis = nature and logos = word) is the study of the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of living organisms. (Web site)
  3. Living organisms may contribute to mechanical weathering (as well as chemical weathering, see 'biological' weathering below). (Web site)


  1. Replacement heart valves are either mechanical or biological tissue valves.
  2. Valve replacement for aortic stenosis in patients with poor left ventricular function: Biological or mechanical?.

Mechanical Support

  1. Mechanical support with intra - aortic balloon pump or LV assist device as a bridge to recovery or heart transplantation may be necessary in severe cases. (Web site)


  1. CONCLUSIONS: Long-lasting recovery after mechanical support for acute myocarditis remains unpredictable in our experience.
  2. Offering over 140 years of experience in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering for special applications in the hoisting & mining industry.
  3. His experience includes the preparation and prosecution of electrical and mechanical patent applications.


  1. The lenses attach to the camera using a lens mount, which often also contains mechanical or electrical linkages between the lens and camera body. (Web site)
  2. Joseph Nunn was responsible for designing the mechanical elements of these cameras, while Dr. Baker worked on the camera. (Web site)
  3. If the camera has metal shutter curtains, protect it from mechanical damage as they are made of very thin stainless steel.


  1. The stem is moved by some sort of actuator (typically a pilot, manual, mechanical or solenoid operator). (Web site)
  2. Sweep Surface (SW) Using a manual or mechanical method, remove the loose gravel from the surface of the existing roof system.

Electrical Generator

  1. An electrical generator is a device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy, generally using electromagnetic induction. (Web site)
  2. Electrical generator An electromagnetic device that converts mechanical (rotational) energy into electrical energy. (Web site)


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