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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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Steam Power Plant Components

Parts of a Steam Power Plant – Steam Power Plant is used to generate electricity with the help of steam. The major parts or components of a steam power plant include the following – 1. Boiler 2. Super Heater 3. Reheater 4. Air Preheater 5. Economizer 6. Steam Turbine 7. …

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Organic Rankine Cycle Efficiency

Organic Rankine Cycle –   The thermodynamic cycle for steam power plant is Rankine cycle. Many limitations of Carnot cycle are eliminated in Rankine cycle by superheating the steam in a turbine and condensing it completely in the condenser. Each of the four processes constituting the cycle is a theoretical process …

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What is Extraterrestrial Radiation

What is Extraterrestrial Radiation ? The sun is a hydrodynamic sphere of intensely hot ionized gaseous matter known as plasma which continuously generates energy by thermo – nuclear fusion reactions. Most of the energy is generated by the fusion of hydrogen to helium. This energy produced in the core is …

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Solar Panels Environmental Impact

Environmental Impact of Solar Panels –   The Environmental impact of Solar Power Plants are same for the Environmental impacts of Solar Panels as the solar power plants consists of numerous solar panels and other parts. 1. Man extracts solar energy from the sun, process it and transform it into …

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Efficiency of Solar Panels

Efficiency Of Solar Panels –   * Solar Panels are the panels that are mounted usually on the roof tops which convert the solar energy obtained from the sun to electrical power. The most efficient solar panel in the world converts only 22 % of all the solar energy obtained …

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Economic Feasibility of Solar Energy

Economic Feasibility of Solar Energy – * Harnessing of solar energy refers to the collection of solar energy which can be utilized for various applications. * The problems of harnessing solar energy has been largely solved after years of patience practice and research. * The early harnessing of solar energy …

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