Mechanical & Thermal Engineering

  • Liquid Refrigerant In Compressor: 9 Important Concepts

    We all know that the heart pumps blood throughout the human body; in the same way, a Compressor enables the flow of the refrigerant throughout the refrigeration cycle. In general,

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  • Brayton Cycle VS Rankine Cycle: 7 Complete Quick Facts

    The topic Brayton cycle Vs Rankine cycle gives us an idea that they both must be similar in some aspects. Both cycles are used to generate mechanical energy out of

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  • Turbine Isentropic Efficiency: 9 Interesting Facts To Know

    Before discussing about turbine isentropic efficiency, we shall understand the meaning of “isentropic”. The term isentropic means “constant entropy”. Efficiency of a turbine, in simple words is, output divided by

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  • Liquid Refrigerant Coolant: 9 Answers You Should Know

    To the uninitiated, Liquid Refrigerant and Coolant sound like two names for the same automobile fluid. However, both these fluids serve completely different purpose in your car. Refrigerants are the

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  • Gas Turbine Cycle: 5 Important Facts You Should Know

    There are two types of gas turbine open cycle and closed cycle. The thermodynamic cycle used in a gas turbine is the Brayton cycle The air is used as a

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  • Cam Shaft Sensor Code: 11 Interesting Facts To Know

    Knowing the position of crankshaft drive in the engine is essential. Cam shaft position sensor is used to get the required information. This information is necessary to calculate the ignition

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  • Hygroscopic vs Hydroscopic: 7 Important Comparison

    The terms hygroscopic and hydroscopic may sound similar but their meanings completely differ from one another. Hygroscopic substance refers to the substance that can take and hold moisture from the

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  • Chiller Work: 7 Important Facts You Should Know

    Chillers are machines used to dehumidify or cool fluids. There are various types of chillers classified on the basis of working fluid used, working mechanism used etc. This article explains

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  • Gas Turbine Efficiency: 5 Interesting Facts To Know

    Gas turbine efficiency formula Gas turbine efficiency curve Hydrogen Gas turbine efficiency How to calculate gas turbine efficiency Open cycle gas turbine efficiency Practice questions Gas turbine efficiency formula Turbines

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  • Common Bolt: 22 Types You Should Know

    Types of bolts with pictures Anchor bolt Anchor bolt types Carriage bolt Elevator bolt Flange bolt Hangar bolt Hexagonal bolt Huck bolt Lag bolt Plow bolt Square head bolt Stud

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  • Wind Turbine Efficiency: 11 Complete Quick Facts

    Wind turbine energy production is a growing field of electricity generation; in 2020, the total wind power capacity in the world is 743GW. As the wind plants are producing less

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  • Heat Pump Work In Winter: 13 Important Concepts

    How does a heat pump work in winter? It is always a curious question for all of us. We know that in winter the objective of heat pump is to

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  • Hammer: 15 Interesting Facts To Know

    Hammer is a tool in which heavy metal is mounted on a handle, The hammers are used for various applications, from pressing a nail into the wood to medical examination

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  • Magneto Ignition System: 11 Important Facts

    What is magneto ignition system Magneto ignition system diagram Parts of magneto ignition system Working of magneto ignition system Types of magneto ignition system Dual magneto ignition system High tension

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  • Hydraulic Diameter : Calculation of Pipe, Rectangle, Ellipse, FAQs

    Table of Contents Hydraulic diameter definition Circle being the simplest shape, easiest form of calculations come around while dealing with circular cross sections. When fluid flows through a non-circular duct,

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