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Governors

Introduction The function of governor is to regulate the mean speed of an engine, when there are variations in load. For example: when the load of an engine increases then its speed decreases, therefore it becomes necessary to increase the su ...

3 Comments. 6387 views since Sep 27, 2007

Air Dryers Used In Locomotives

Why air dryer? Compressed air is used on diesel and electric locomotives for brake system and operation of other auxiliary devices. The compression cycle of ambient air includes compression in locomotive compressor and then cooling in after ...

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Power Plant

Power Station An electric power station is a factory in which energy is converted from one form to other i.e, from Mechanical into Electrical Energy in a conventional Thermal power station , the energy is first in the form of heat through the ...

0 Comments. 3483 views since Sep 10, 2007

Sensotronic Braking System

The most vital component in the runningand control of the modern vehicles is the braking system. In order to bring themoving motor vehicle to rest or slow down in a shortest possible time, theenergy of the motion possessed by the vehicle must be conver ...

4 Comments. 3354 views since Feb 17, 2009

Design & Fabrication of Automatic Pneumatic Lift

Abstract In order to implement the ideas one has to make the model of that. Human beings are restricted to some extent in bearing loads but they are not restricted for innovations. The technology is so much advanced that every proble ...

0 Comments. 2736 views since Sep 23, 2007

IC Engine

Introduction Energy Conversion The distinctive feature of our civilization today, one makes it different from all others, is the wide of use mechanical power. At one time, the primary source of power for the work of peace or war is ...

0 Comments. 2645 views since Oct 9, 2007

Sketch Modelling in Catia

This tutorial and other tutorial that follow provide step-by-step instructions on how to create a sketch in CATIA V5 R14's sketcher workbench. Sketch workbench is used to create CATIA two dimensional sections. Objects made in sketcher workbench are sav ...

1 Comments. 2464 views since Oct 9, 2007

Turbines & Its Auxiliaries

Turbine Turbine is a device which transforms pressure and temperature energy of steam into mechanical energy. It contains stator & rotor blades. Stator is connected to casting & turbine and perform like a nozzle in which pressure and ...

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Working Unit of Automatic Pneumatic Lift

The working unit is built up of fixed cylinders, sliding ram and platform. The two fixed cylinders used in the working unit are placed vertically and are connected to each other by a plastic pipe. The sliding ram is placed in one of the two cylinders m ...

0 Comments. 2326 views since Jun 16, 2008

Face to Face with Catia

Introduction to computer added design Apart from the theoretical aspects of CAD, here we are going discuss about the major features of Computer Added Design. The software on which we are going to discuss is CATIA. As we know that in today's w ...

0 Comments. 2263 views since Oct 3, 2007