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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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gear reducer

Engineering; Mechanical engineering

Mechanism that reduces the motor speed to the desired speed.


Engineering; Mechanical engineering

A device for connecting parts of machinery.

disc brake

Engineering; Mechanical engineering

A type of vehicle brake employing the friction of pads against a disc that is attached to the wheel.


Engineering; Mechanical engineering

the physical dimensions, proportions, magnitude, or extent of an object


Engineering; Mechanical engineering

A cylinder is the central working part of a reciprocating engine or pump, the space in which a piston travels. Multiple cylinders are commonly arranged side by side in a bank, or engine block, which ...


Engineering; Mechanical engineering

It is a conduit made from pipes connected end-to-end for long-distance fluid or gas transport.

full flat grind (FFG)

Engineering; Mechanical engineering

The term used to describe a style of knife construction where the full flat of the blade tapers into the cutting edge, or secondary bevel, with a flat grind. This gives the advantages of a lighter ...

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