Types of Welded Joints

Types of Welded Joints – There are usually five different types of welded joints. They are divided into five in number according to the welded locations on the work pieces. They are as follows – Butt Joint Corner Joint Lap Joint Tee joint Edge joint Butt Joint – Butt joint …

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Worlds Largest Power Stations

World’s Largest Power Stations – Three Gorges Dam Three Gorges Dam is the worlds largest power producing station located in China. The capacity of the Three Gorges Dam is 22,500 MW and its annual generation is about 98.8 TWh. Three Gorges Dam is a hydro type power station. China Yangtze …

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Classification of Steam Boilers

Classification of Steam Boilers – Steam Boilers are broadly classified into many times and they are named below according to the method of firing, the pressure of steam, tube contents, nature of service, method of circulation of water, nature of the drought, gas passage, the position of the drum, number of drums and …

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Different Ways to use Solar Energy

Different Ways to use Solar Energy –   What is Solar Energy ? What are the different ways to use Solar Energy ? Solar Energy is the radiation that is obtained from the sun’s heat. There are many different ways to use solar energy. The definition of solar energy can …

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What is a Cam ? How Cams Work ?

Definition – A cam is a rotating member which imparts reciprocating motion to another member called the follower in a plane which is at right angles to the cam – axis. Shape – Its profile is shaped such that a smooth rise and fall for the predicted motion of the …

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Types of Engine Valves

Types of Engine Valves – The valves are nothing but the gates for opening and closing the inlet and exhaust passages in the cylinder. The engine valves are broadly classified into three types. They are as follows –   Rotary Valve Sleeve Valve Poppet Valve Rotary Valve – Rotary valve has …

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What is Poppet Valve ?

What is a Poppet Valve ?   A Poppet Valve is a valve in an engine primarily used for controlling the time and quantity of fuel entering the engine. A poppet valve is also known as Mushroom Valve. Poppet Valves are generally used in automobile engines. The poppet valve is …

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Types of Solar Radiation

Types of Solar Radiation –   The sun’s rays falling on the earth’s surface is known as solar radiation. There are three types of solar radiation. They are as follows – 1. Beam Solar Radiation 2. Diffuse Solar Radiation 3. Solar Radiation reflected from the ground and the surroundings.  BEAM …

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What is Terrestrial Solar Radiation ?

Terrestrial Solar Radiation –   Extraterrestrial Solar Radiation is all of the beam radiation type. Extra Terrestrial Radiation is also known as Direct Radiation. These rays are straight rays from the sun or beams that are unscattered by the atmosphere. The solar energy or sun’s rays falling directly on the earth’s surface …

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Loads on Chassis Frame

LOADS ON CHASSIS FRAME –   A Frame is a basic unit to which various components are attached. The body is made fit on the frame afterwards. The loads on the chassis frame are as follows – 1.The weight of the vehicle and the passengers also leads to the vertical bending …

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