Nov 27, 2021
S.no Static Capacitors Synchronous Condensers 1 Better control of power factor is possible. Better control of the power factor is not possible. 2 Overloading for a small ..
Nov 9, 2021
The advantages of liquid fuels over solid fuels are as follows: Requirement of less space for storage Higher calorific value Easy handling and transportation Better ..
Nov 9, 2021
The main source of liquid fuels is petroleum which is obtained from drilled wells under the Earth’s crust. Petroleum has originated probably from organic matter ..
Nov 6, 2021
Comparison Between AC and DC Transmissions can be made in the following ways. S.no AC Transmission DC Transmission 1 Requires three conductors for transmission and hence ..
Sep 27, 2021
Even though the electrical energy can be transmitted or distributed using overhead lines and underground cables, the selection of one over the other is based on the following ..
Sep 22, 2021
Merchant’s circle: For establishing the relationship between measurable and actual forces Merchant’s circle will be used. Assumptions made in drawing ..
Sep 16, 2021
The screw thread is a continuous helical groove of specified cross-sections produced on the external or internal surface. A screw thread formed on a cylinder is known ..
Sep 13, 2021
Honda developed VTEC (Variable Timing and Lift Electronic Control) to improve the volumetric efficiency of a four-stroke internal combustion engine. Ikuo Kajitani, ..
Sep 6, 2021
The below table can be read like the table of comparison between the two types of engines and also as the merits and demerits of the two designs. S.no 4-Stroke Engine ..
Sep 5, 2021
In this article, we have written on 19 differences between brick masonry and stone masonry. S.No Aspects Brick Masonry Stone Masonry 1 Availability Bricks are manufactured ..
Aug 23, 2021
Sleeve bearings are also known as journal bearings. It is a simple device for providing support and radial positioning while permitting the rotation of a shaft. ..
Aug 18, 2021
Steam engines powered most of the trains from the 1800s to the 1950s. Steam locomotives are railway locomotives that produce their pulling power. Fuel for these ..
Aug 17, 2021
Steel is an alloy of ferrous metal with 0.25 to 1.5 percent of carbon. The higher the carbon content, the harder is the steel. Steel bars of circular cross-sections ..
Aug 16, 2021
A civil engineer has to conceive, plan, estimate, get approval, create and maintain all civil engineering infrastructure activities. A civil engineer has a vital ..