# Tag: calculations ### Constant force spring: properties and design equations

Constant force springs differ from traditional helically-wound springs. They are made from pre-tensioned, high yield strips of metal (often stainless steel) as opposed to wire. ### Mollier Diagram – A Basic Guide

Most engineering installations and equipment are subjected to (and designed to withstand) a variety of atmospheric conditions and over a wide range of temperature, pressure, ### Structural Concepts – Static and dynamic load basics

Defining and understanding the basic structural concepts of engineering and how they are expressed in physics and mathematics is a key aspect for students. This ### Volumetric Flow Rate Equation

Before defining the volumetric flow rate equation and how to apply it, let’s explore the concept of volumetric flow and how the principle is used ### Resonant Frequency Equation: mechanical, electrical and acoustic

Resonant frequency can apply to many areas of the physical sciences or engineering. Thus, there is more than one resonant frequency equation, depending on the ### Lift Equation – fully explained and simplified for beginners

It has been observed that most aircraft accidents occur during the take-off or landing phase of the flight. Lift is a major part of takeoff. ### 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 of Maxwell’s electrodynamics. Gauge field ### Thermal design basics: materials and calculations ### Ball Bearings: Guide to selection, applications & calculations

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