You must have heard the term relay before; Right? For those who don’t; An electrical or electromechanical relay is a device most used in our daily lives. It’s everywhere; in our homes, washing machine, car, air conditioner, aircraft, fridge, microwave, computers, television set, protective equipment and even on the ship. But more than that; these … Read more Relay – Its Application, Parts And Function
A flywheel is nothing more than a heavy mechanical device attached to the shaft to store surplus rotational energy. It acts as a rotating reservoir which store energy; when its available in abundance and release when most needed much like a battery. It has a significant weight in respect to the crankshaft assembly; and thus … Read more How Does Flywheel Work ? – Its Function & Working Principle
Understanding scavenging requires us to understand why we need scavenging in the first place. We knew that an adequate amount of oxygen is required to start and sustain any combustion. Now since air contains 21% of oxygen; something engine needs in large amounts to burn fuels. Oxygen in the form of fresh air is taken … Read more Scavenging In Two Stroke Engine – Types, Advantage & Use
A BFP or boiler feed pump is used in boiler feed water system to increase the water pressure; high enough so it can be pumped into the boiler drum. It helps maintain proper working of a boiler providing continues feed water supply. A continues feed water supply is essential for steam boilers; as it not … Read more What are BFP ( Boiler Feed Pump ) – Parts & Working
One of the most important questions of all time. What is the role of the capacitor in a celling fan is the most repeated question in any competitive environment. It is being asked numerous times during company placement, interview, or during a class lecture. Why do fans have capacitors or what’s the function of capacitors … Read more Why Do A Fan Have Capacitor ? – Explained
There is a misconception among most of us ( non mariners ) that ship float at sea but sinks in river water. Somehow it seems to be obvious as we don’t usually see ship in a river; Right? But in reality a ship floats deeper in river than that at sea due to change in … Read more Why Does A Ship Float At Sea But Sinks In River?