Essays Tagged: "Drive shaft"

The Influence of Technology In American History

boiler to prevent heat lossand converting the power of the steam piston to the circular motion of a drive shaft. His first steamengine, completed in 1769 was much more efficient than any previous effo ... were born from the steam engine: the locomotive andthe steam boat. Before the steamboat, boats were driven either by manpower or windpower. Then RobertFulton showed up and changed everything. In 1807 ...

(3 pages) 98 1 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Materials Selection and Testing. A description of the properties of various different materials.

Material Selection and TestingOutcome 3Q3.1.(a).- Mechanical Drive Shaft - A suitable material would be medium carbon steel.- Electrical Socket - Suitable materi ... Welded Pressure Vessel - A suitable material would be manganese steel.(b).- Medium carbon steel - A drive shaft is required to be strong, tough, have high fatigue resistance and a high surface hardnes ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Manufacturing Engineering

Joseph Armand Bombardier

he framework of a normal 4 passenger sleigh. He installed a huge wooden aero plane propeller on the drive shaft behind the motor. He drove his unusual transportation through the main street of his hom ... ny name became Bombardier limited. Even though he became so well known, he never lost the desire to drive his inventions himself.Bombardier Inc. is now one of the world's largest manufacturers of tran ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

"Fight Club"- A look at consumerism in America

Club"You are not your job. You are not how much money you have in the bank. You are not the car you drive. You are not the contents of your wallet. You are not your khakis. You are not a beautiful and ... a consumer culture has become institutionalized in the American society. Consumerism has become the drive shaft of our generation, the fuel that pushes kids through college and hope that one day we ca ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


-pound weight attached to the end of it. In order for the arm to swing a universal joint from a car drive shaft was used. This allowed the least amount of friction possible for the throwing arm, which ...

(3 pages) 1056 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Informative Paper, Oxford Plains Speedway

s. Most people start out small and go bigger, depending on how much money they have. Every race car driver tries to get as many sponsors as he or she can. Sponsors help buy tires, gas/oil, broken part ... s as he or she can. Sponsors help buy tires, gas/oil, broken parts, or sometimes they just give the driver money.You should also do research on a chassis; it should be in great condition. A chassis is ...

(4 pages) 1083 1 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Effects of Podded Propulsion Bearing Failure

Executive Summary:Introduction:Podded propulsion drives have become more and more popular within the maritime industry especially within the cruise i ... ally provide high efficiency and maneuverability with lower noise generation than traditional shaft-driven rotor systems. They also provide a high degree of layout flexibility because of the relative ... the shaft causing the shaft to turn at engine speed. In a diesel-electric system, the diesel engine drives a generator, which then produces electricity that is fed to the main electrical bus. The main ...

(9 pages) 3331 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering


the result shear stress in this section is perpendicular to the radius of the object. Considering a shaft is subjected at two ends with equal in magnitude but opposite in direction torques, as noticed ... ude but opposite in direction torques, as noticed, the shaft will experienced deformation where the shaft is twisted, when these happens, the shaft is said to be in torsion. Torsion is crucial for you ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Design task

r bearing suitable for bearing B1.Section 3 - Fasteners in ShearThe bolts used to secure the output drive flange to the flange on the winch drum will be in shear loading as the forces applied to them ... assume four bolts will be used as this will allow for even distribution of the stresses. The output drive flange has a diameter of 110mm and the bolt hole centres must be at a distance greater than tw ...

(13 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering