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Mechanical engineering

Terms related to the discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems.

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burn-in

Engineering; Mechanical engineering

Burn-in is the process by which components of a system are exercised prior to being put into service and often, prior to assembling the system from those components, designed to detect components ...

crawler track

Engineering; Mechanical engineering

A continuous articulated metal band around the wheels of a heavy vehicle such as a tank or bulldozer, intended to facilitate movement over rough or soft ground.

hydrostatic

Engineering; Mechanical engineering

Relating to or denoting the equilibrium of liquids and the pressure exerted by liquid at rest.

hydraulic oil

Engineering; Mechanical engineering

Medium by which power is transferred in hydraulic machinery.

torque

Engineering; Mechanical engineering

A twisting force that tends to cause rotation.

transmission hub

Engineering; Mechanical engineering

The central part of a wheel, rotating on or with the axle, and from which the spokes radiate.

planetary gear

Engineering; Mechanical engineering

An outer gear that revolves about a central sun gear of an epicyclic train.

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