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Reynolds Number Calculator

Below is  a handy Reynolds Number Calculator. The Reynolds number (Re) is a dimensionless quantity that is used to determine what … »

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A Quick Guide to Ferrous Metals

Have you noticed how some materials rust over time, due to prolonged exposure to the environment? Those materials invariably contain … »

Crap Design: The USB

What is worse than a bad design? A crap design that stays around for fifteen years over a wide variety … »

Robots Shaped Like Humans

Why Are Robots Shaped Like Humans?

Machine shapes based on the human form is an old idea, dating from Hephaestus in ancient Greek mythology and spanning … »

Making Carbon Fibre More Cost Effective

Lightweight and extremely rigid, carbon fibre was a game changer for the aerospace and motorsport industry. Although some manufacturers have … »

basic stress analysis calculations

Basic stress analysis calculations

Mechanical engineers need to be able to calculate things! One of the most important things a mechanical engineer must know … »

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