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 … »


Mastering Precision for Functions

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


Area of plane shapes

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


Convert units the easy way!

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


Brake design – calculations

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

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