What are Superchargers ? | Working, Types, Advantages, Limitations

a basic diagram showing how superchargers work

SUPERCHARGERS – sounds cool, right ? Well, it is. You might have come across it in NFS or other racing games if you are hardcore racing fan like me šŸ˜› . So what are superchargers, their types, advantages, how do they work ? Lets know everything related to them today,ā€¦


How car clutches work ? | Parts, function & types !

When I was a kid, I always used to think, is there a need of clutch ? what does it do exactly ? & as a kid I was able to imagine the working of brakes & how does the speed increase but I was never able to understand clutchesā€¦


How do helicopters fly, work & turn (Animation) ?

Very few are lucky enough to take a ride in a ChopperĀ & 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;ā€¦


How do missiles work ? | Targeting, Guidance & Propulsion

working of missiles

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 Latinā€¦


How do Rotary engines(Gnome engines) work ?

Rotary Gnome engines were widely used in aviation before & during WW I ! Besides aviation, Gnome engines were also used in some early motorcycles & aircrafts. So lets see what are & how do rotary engines(gnome engines) work ? If you are looking for pistonless rotary engine, click thisā€¦


How do radial engines work ?

An aircraft's propeller is powered by a radial engine

Nothing much to give introduction on Radial engines except that they were widely used during World War II. More efficiency & power were the greatest needs of that time. Having many advantages over the rotary engines used in World War I, radial engines proved to be great for aircrafts. Radialā€¦


Types of Jet Propulsion Engines (animations)!

types of jet engines compared

The first jet engine successfully flew in August, 1939. Hans von Ohain of Germany was the designer of the first operational jet engine, though credit for the invention of the jet engine went to Great Britain’s Frank Whittle. Whittle, who registered a patent for the turbojet engine in 1930, receivedā€¦


How do Gas turbines/Jet propulsion engines work ?

Rotary/gnome engines were used to power aircrafts during WW-I & radial engines during WW-II. Then came the era of jet engines which completely revolutionized the aviation technology ! Jet engines were very much efficient & powerful than those used during World wars ! The power jet engines deliver is soā€¦


Differences, Advantages & Disadvantages of 4 stroke & 2 stroke engine

differences, advantages, disadvantages of 4 stroke and 2 stroke engine

Earlier in the Engines section we saw how 4 stroke & 2 stroke engines work ! We might like to give a thought on which is better one OR which has more advantages.Ā So in this article we are going to discuss about the differences, advantages & disadvantages of 4 strokeā€¦


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 vehiclesā€¦