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Thermal energy is produced through the movement of particles within a system or object, it can also be referred to as kinetic energy.
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Article - 4 Sep 2019
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Flywheel energy storage is a promising replacement for conventional lead acid batteries. How does it work as an energy storage system?
Article - 28 Jun 2018
Aviation has come a long way since the Wright Brothers first took to the skies early in the 20th Century. Gone are the flimsy glider assemblies that carried a single person: today’s aeroplanes are...
Article - 19 Aug 2019
Fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) belongs to a category of composite materials comprising polymer matrix and fibrous material. This article discusses the applications of FRP in several industries.
Article - 3 Oct 2018
When considering most industrial applications, it is often both extremely time- and cost-consuming to construct multiple different metal parts that are needed to make up a single large material or...