I Present To You 'mechanics In A Minute'

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    Materials Mayhem

    Tensile strength - Maximum engineering stress in tension that can be sustained without fracture (TS) Ductility - A measure of a material's ability to undergo plastic deformation before fracture (%EL or %RA) Fracture Toughness - A measure of a material's resistance to fracture...
    maydaybandit maydaybandit
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    3 Responses Nov 13, 2009

    Background... Or Some Such Nonsense

    Ok, so I lied. It's going to take longer than a minute. And it's not really all mechanics... I'm a second year aero student, but I wanted to get some alliteration going. Maydaybandit presents 'Mechanics in a Minute'... I could have called it 'Aeronautics in an Afternoon' but...
    maydaybandit maydaybandit
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    6 Responses Nov 9, 2009

    Thermo - Think Quick!

    Carnot cycle - Heat engine The Carnot cycle is the cycle with the maximum possible efficiency. It operates between two temperature limits. Since it's made up of all internally reversible processes, heat in/out is equal to the high/low temperatures respectively, measured in...
    maydaybandit maydaybandit
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    8 Responses Nov 10, 2009

    Peekaboo With Pde's

    Figured I'd better get the last one done just for consistency. If you're proving the relation for the summation of coefficients for a Fourier series (sine series or cosine series, either way)... Get your function to satisfy the homogenous boundary conditions, then look at the...
    maydaybandit maydaybandit
    22-25, F
    Nov 17, 2009
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