### What do calculations actually mean?

Engineers are supposed to do calculations. That’s what we do. We calculate everything from strength and mass flow, temperature rise and … »

Engineers are supposed to do calculations. That’s what we do. We calculate everything from strength and mass flow, temperature rise and … »

As a general rule, a mechanical measure cannot be written without a precision. When a study does not contain an … »

We’ve previously spoken about the concepts of accuracy and precision and how they play a key role in determining the … »

We deal with numbers in every aspect of life. In mechanics, understanding the more obscure concepts and definitions can be … »

This article is a basic look at thermal materials that are available today, and general design considerations for thermal design. … »

This article helps mechanical engineers understand the selection of ball bearings depending upon the application and load conditions. Primarily the … »

Natural convection has been used to cool electronics for ages. It is a simple and reliable method. The big drawback, … »

Here’s a useful guide to calculating the area of basic shapes. Rectangle Area = w × h w = width … »

Here’s is a great piece of freeware. It’s simply called “convert” by Josh Madison. It’s an amazingly useful program – … »

Brakes are machine elements that absorb kinetic or potential energy in the processes of slowing down or stopping a moving … »