Hard vs. Soft Clutches
Automotive
In a sports car, it’s desirable to have short clutch pedal travel for quick shifting.  The shorter the travel, the less the mechanical advantage you can apply, meaning a stiffer pedal. Harder clutches in high-powered sports cars are a matter …
Internal Combustion Engines
Automotive
An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine in which the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit. Table of contents: FUEL AIR AND ACTUAL CYCLES 162200 COMBUSTION IN …
All about Cylinder Deactivation
Amazing
Cylinder Deactivation, or CDA, is a technique in multi-cylinder engines. A combination of cylinders is systematically disabled, effectively reducing the engine’s displacement and improving overall engine efficiency and fuel economy. CDA does achieve by deactivating the intake and exhaust valves …
Machine Tools Handbook Design and Operation
Automotive
The book introduces basic machine tools, followed by discussing various types of machine tool drives, their mechanisms, transmission, and manipulation. It also provides in-depth coverage of machine tool elements and operation, including working of electrical elements such as contactors, time …
Ceramic VS Metallic Brake Pads
Automotive
Brakes are an essential part of your car. They protect you from collisions and allow you to stop the vehicle smoothly. There are two types of brake pads, namely Ceramic and Metallic options.  Which ones you require will depend on …