### Viscosity of Water – the Ultimate Guide

Viscosity refers to the amount that a fluid (gas or liquid) resists changing shape. In other words, how much a … »

### Gauge Symmetry for Boneheads – a brief explanation of the fundamentals.

Have you ever wondered why gauge symmetry is synonymous with electromagnetism equations? Anytime the topic comes up, it reminds us … »

### Basic Thermal Calculations

Thermal engineering is one of the most fundamental areas of mechanical and chemical engineering, with the study of heat transfer … »

### Reynolds Number Calculator

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

### Basic stress analysis calculations

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

### Venturimeter – Engineering Explained

In this article, we will explore an interesting engineering concept and learn about the calculations which explain its effects. We … »

### On Engineering Calculations…

The difference between school and “real life” problem solving When we pass from high school to university we bring with … »

### 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 … »

### Getting From A to B: Assessing Error Range From Input to Result

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

### 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 … »