Essays Tagged: "HowStuffWorks"


transmission does it is absolutely amazing!Location of the automatic transmissionIn this edition of HowStuffWorks, we'll work our way through an automatic transmission. We'll start with the key to the ... is there to help the planetary gearset do its thing. This amazing piece of gearing has appeared on HowStuffWorks before. You may recognize it from the electric screwdriver article. An automatic trans ...

(16 pages) 96 3 3.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Bearings are the invisible heroes inside many mechanical devices. Learn about all different kinds of bearings, including 5-foot ball bearings that keep buildings on solid footing!

out bearings we would be constantly replacing parts that wore out from friction. In this edition of HowStuffWorks, we'll learn how bearings work, we'll look at some different kinds of bearings and exp ...

(4 pages) 44 0 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Any car with a manual transmission has a clutch that connects/disconnects the engine and transmission. Learn how a normal automotive clutch works and explore a variety of other clutches!

clutch and even some yo-yos have a clutch!Diagram of car showing clutch locationIn this edition of HowStuffWorks, we will learn why you need a clutch, understand how the clutch in your car works, and ...

(4 pages) 73 1 2.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering


hips are used not only in computers, but in most other electronic items as well. In this edition of HowStuffWorks, you will learn about the different types of ROM and how each works. This article is o ...

(1 pages) 24 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Future in Automobile Technology How Stuff Works. (n.d.) How fuel cells work. Retrieved March 22, 2004, from Kolbert, E. (2003, August 11). The Car of Tomorrow. The New Yorker, pp. 36-40

(7 pages) 50 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Nuclear Fission

al physicists have characterized the splitting of the atom as the ultimate act of man playing God" ( When the uranium was bombarded with neutrons the neutrons collided with the atoms ... source, that it is a safe way of generating energy as long as it is handled responsibly.Works Cited"HowStuffWorks "How Nuclear Power Works"" Howstuffworks "Science" Web. 13 Dec. 2009. ."Nuclear fissio ...

(4 pages) 1687 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

One World Essay

dia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 24 Oct. 2010. <>."HowStuffWorks "Nanotechnology Uses"" Howstuffworks "Science" Web. 24 Oct. 2010. <http://science.h ...

(5 pages) 8 0 0.0 Sep/2011

Subjects: Science Essays

Beauty is in the Eyes of the Beholder

nds, a woman who wrote "10 Ways the Definition of Beauty Has Changed" on a popular health website - HowStuffWorks - exclaims "the problem is, what society considers beautiful has a tendency to change, ... llywood-the-unheralded-marilyn-monroeEdmond, Molly. "10 Ways the Definition of Beauty Has Changed." HowStuffWorks. Web. 7 April 2014. ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media