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History of Automated Assembly

The history of automation in the manufacturing industry can be traced back to the early use of basic pneumatic and hydraulic systems, up to the modern robots used by industry today. Many operations in the manufacturing industry have become automated, increasing production at the expense of labor.

A Guide to Heat Pumps

Nature created mankind, but with the advancement of technology, man is now trying to recreate nature. This may have its own advantages and disadvantages, but nowhere is this struggle more evident than in the field of environmental control for our inhabited interior spaces.

Steel Plants and Steel Technology

Steel provides life to the designs of humanity. It has remained an invincible metal through the centuries, but how is it refined, and recycled? What is the difference between cast iron and stainless, and what are the primary alloys of steel?

Guide to Hardware for Engineering and Industry

This guide to hardware deals with industry-standard items of which, though common, the selection of can make or break the repair, upgrade, or maintenance of essential equipment. How much do you know about the technical standards for the fasteners, bearings, belts, and seals you’re already using?

Physical Laws of Motion and Energy Explained

What is motion and what is energy? These fundamental questions are difficult to answer. The first attempt to give some explanations was made through classical mechanics. Here you will find a collection of articles with everything you need to know about the physical laws of motion and energy.

Buyer’s Guide to CAD Software

Features and capabilities are equally important, if not more so, than the price for buying CAD software. Even given that, chances are you may find a free program through this guide that is capable enough for your application. This guide will help you to understand the current offerings.

A Guide to Thermodynamics

One of the most fundamental science fields that has contributed to the evolution of engines since the early 19th century, thermodynamics has seriously affected our lives. In this guide we’ll start with the basics and move on to the more complicated principles and applications.

Mechanical Workshop Safety Rules

Mechanical workshop safety rules are important to follow because workshop rules and regulations not only ensure worker safety but also bring efficiency to the work process. Safety guidelines, fire precautions, and general work rules ensure that a symmetrical work process is observed in workshops.