Category Archives: Mechanical Seminar Topics

Modern Wind Turbine | Common AC Generator Types | Squirrel Cage Rotor Induction Generator

Invented by Nikola Tesla and Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky in the late 19th century, the Squirrel Cage Induction Machine can be successfully used as generator in small scale hydro applications. Simple, robust and compact, it is ranked as the most reliable type of electric generator, mainly due to the small number of components. The power and speed range are standardized, making the

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Fused Deposition Modeling | An Introduction | A Rapid Prototyping Process | Rapid Prototyping Methodology Types

Rapid Prototyping process starts with the uploading of your STL file for a rapid quote.  This Product Realization will transform your CAD drawings into plastic parts. Parts are built layer by layer in an additive process. Extrusion heads lay down thermoplastics to create each layer. Watch This Video: Stratasys FDM-Fused Deposition Modeling-How It Works Build Envelope (XYZ):  16 x 14

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Sir Richard Branson’s Flying Submarine To Explore Oceans’ Depths

Virgin Group chairman, adventurer and billionaire Sir Richard Branson, after having set his sights on commercial space travel through his Virgin Galactic, is now targeting the oceans’ depths. Branson on April 5 showcased the ‘Necker Nymph’, a solo-piloted ‘flying’ mini-submarine in which he plans to explore depths to which no man has ever been before in all the five oceans

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Fuel Cell-Powered Electric Vehicles | Mercedes Benz F-CELL World Drive

Mercedes-Benz F-CELL World Drive – 125 days, four continents and 14 countries: Starting on January 30, 2011 in Stuttgart (Germany), three Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL with fuel cell drive will be driving around the globe with zero emissions. The objective is to demonstrate that electric vehicles equipped with fuel cell are technically mature and suitable for everyday use.   Originally posted

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WindVAR Technology | Wind Volt-Amp-Reactive | Various Wind Power Generator Technologies

Today through Wind Volt-Amp-Reactive (“WindVAR”) electronics, voltage is controlled and regulated in real-time. Similar to conventional utility generator, WindVAR supplies reactive power to the grid at the time its needed. in a fraction of a second , regulating system voltage and stabilizing weak grids. With the ability to supply reactive power to the grid Wind VAR opens the door to

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Plastics | Utility Of Plastics | Engineering Plastics

Plastics are excellent materials with unique and very useful properties. You can produce just about anything you can imagine using plastics. Characteristics of Plastics History Of Plastics: 1. Before Plastics—Age of the Natural Resins Rubber—Tough elastic substance (light cream or dark amber colored) from the milky juice (sap) of rubber tree Ebonite—Hard black rubber; natural rubber + sulfur Gutta-Percha—Dark brown

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