Autopilots | How do they work ?

8 out of 10 people still think that Autopilots are a computer system which are capable of driving the vehicles on their own ! Well that is completely wrong ! Rather than just correcting them, let us all know what is actually are autopilot system & everything else related to it…

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How do helicopters work, fly & turn ?

Very few are lucky enough to take a ride in a Chopper & I am happy to be one of them ! Anyway, helicopters are indeed one of the most interesting machines from which I know so far. Subjects like flight mechanics & helicopter dynamics are not for weak hearted ones;…

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How do missiles work ?

Missiles – pretty cool uhh.. but what makes them so cool ? Well, the best thing is you could launch a weapon thousands of miles away. This leaves no reason why the military of every nation won’t keenly research on it. Missiles :- The word missile comes from the Latin…

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How does a hovercraft work ?

Human started with just wheels for travelling & transportation purposes at first. Then came bikes, cars & trains which could be driven on land. The next difficulty was to overcome the vast oceans & seas which led to invention of ships. Engineers are still finding ways to make today’s vehicles…

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How does a 4 stroke engine work ?

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ENGINES – the powerhouses, the hearts of vehicles which makes them alive… are finally here 😍 ! This is my first article in Engines section. We’ll come across more of them as we progress further. So we are gonna start with one of the most basic engines used in cars &…

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How do elevators or lifts work ?

Seriously, what would have happen if there were no elevators & if people were to walk up &  down a 50 or 100 storey building everyday in cities like NY ! I can’t even imagine the fatigue. Well, keeping our thought aside, let us see how do elevators work ?…

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Amazing Archimedean screw !

The name itself gives us an idea that it is invented by Archimedes. Now this man – Archimedes, was an Ancient Greek mathematician, engineer, inventor, physicist, & an astronomer(such a smartass). We are living in 21st century & still we are not able to think stuff like this on our…

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Why does a spinning ball follows a curve path during flight ?

Most of the time you must have noticed this while watching a football match that a spinning ball follows a curve path during flight ! So why does this happen ? Lets find out… Bernoulli’s principle :- For an inviscid(non viscous) flow of a non-conducting fluid, an increase in the…

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How does a submarine work ?

What is submarine & why we need it ? Imagine you are on-board a ship & what would be the worst thing that would happen to you ? – the water flooding inside the ship making it sink to the seabed…damn…! So we need something which ensures either it doesn’t sink OR even after sinking,…

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How can a Formula 1 race car could be driven upside down ?

Woah… this shit is real ! Let’s see how is this possible. Ever wondered what is that blade type thing at the back of sports car ? Well, it isn’t just for show. NFS gamers- now is the time to brag that you know, they are called SPOILERS ! AERODYNAMICS…

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