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TitleBasic Machines and How They WorkAuthorUS Bureau of Naval PersonnelPublishedUSA : Dover Publications, Inc. 1971
Status:Check Shelves SubjectMachinesCategoryMechanical EngineeringMediaPaperEdition2ndISBN0-486-21709-4Call NumberBC0008TypeBookDescription
Beginning with the simplest of machines – the lever – the book proceeds with the discussion of block and tackle, wheel and axle, inclined plan, screw and gears. It explains the concepts of work and power, and differentiates between the terms “force” and “pressure.” The fundamentals of hydrostatic and hydraulic mechanism are discussed in detail. The final chapters include several examples of the combination of simple mechanisms to make complex machines. More Information
Keywords

SCREW GEARS WEDGE INCLINED PLANE WHEEL AND AXLE BLOCK AND TACKLE INTERNAL COMBUSTION HYDRAULIC HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE FORCE LEVERS