Brake Booster Checks and Tests
Automotive
Condition: Hard Brake Pedal Brake boosters, also called vacuum brake boosters, help improve braking performance and safety.  The brake booster uses an engine vacuum to give the brake pedal added force.  This counteracts the high pressure found in the brake …
SEMI-AUTOMATIC SNIPER RIFLE 7.62X51
Military Tech
Timna Sniper Weapon System The Modern Warfighter With 85% of the worlds’ population living in urban environments modern warfare has moved to the cities. Urban warfare challenges the warfighter to fight in a dynamic and fluid mode.  With an abundance …
Automatic Transmission Components and Operation
Automotive
This article will explore: Automatic Transmission System Layout Torque Converter Construction and Operation Planetary Gear Construction and Operation Clutches, Bands, and Servos Basic Automatic Transmission System The basic components of an automatic transmission system are:  Torque Converter – Fluid coupling that …
All About Steering Columns
Automotive
Steering column components Steering wheel Airbag Clock Spring Steering lock plate Steering angle sensor Cancel cam Lock cylinder Ignition switch Turn signal switch Headlight switch Wiper washer switch Cruise control switch Upper steering shaft Lower steering shaft Shaft bearings Tilt …
VC-Turbo Engine
Automotive
The VC-Turbo engine utilizes a multi-link system that continuously varies piston top dead center (TDC)?  bottom dead center (BDC) positions, allowing free control of the compression ratio critical factor of power and efficiency, on-demand.  This makes it the world’s first …
What is VCR?
Automotive
(VARIABLE COMPRESSION RATIO ENGINES) Making the compression ratio variable is a significant source of innovation that is already generating edifying results. The compression ratio of a reciprocating internal combustion engine is defined by the relationship between the cylinder volume and …
MATERIAL MATTERS OF  TURBO HOSES
Automotive
Turbo hoses can be manufactured with a variety of materials. Various factors dictate the choice of material used. Some of them are as follows: • NBR/Nitrile Very popular in automotive applications due to its high resistance to petroleum products and …