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Photogrammetry in mechanical engineering

Photogrammetry in mechanical engineering

Photogrammetry in mechanical engineering is becoming more popular, so let’s take a look at the concept and how it’s used. Photogrammetry derives from the Greek words photos, meaning light, gramma, meaning record, and metreo, which means measurement. It’s a process that has been used since the mid 19th century, of taking measurements from photographs. Obviously, the …

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772 aluminium alloy parts

772 Aluminium Alloy overview and material properties

772 aluminium alloy is a high strength alloy that is widely used in aerospace applications due to its high shock and corrosion resistance properties. The main alloying element is zinc, which accounts for 6.5 – 7.5 % of the metal. Parts made from 772 aluminium alloy can only be created by sand casting. Even without …

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Reverse Engineering

Reverse Engineering Definition & Explanation

Reverse engineering, as defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is ‘the activity of studying the parts of something to see how it was made and how it works so something like it can be made.’ But what does that mean from an engineering perspective? Applications of reverse engineering The main application of reverse engineering is to …

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