Escapement
An escapement is a device in mechanical watches and clocks that transfers energy to the timekeeping element (the "impulse action") and allows the number of its oscillations to be counted (the "locking...
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Adjustable-speed drive
Adjustable speed drive (ASD) or variable-speed drive (VSD) describes equipment used to control the speed of machinery. Many industrial processes such as assembly lines must operate at different speeds...
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Jack chain
A jack chain is a type of chain made of thin wire, with figure-eight-shaped links, and loops at right angles to each other. Jack chains are often used to suspend fixtures such as lights or signs, for ...
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Launch control (automotive)
Launch control is an electronic aid to assist drivers of both racing and street cars to accelerate from a standing start.Popular automobiles with launch control include the BMW M series, certain marqu...
Shortt-Synchronome clock
The Shortt-Synchronome free pendulum clock was a complex precision electromechanical pendulum clock invented in 1921 by British railway engineer William Hamilton Shortt in collaboration with horologis...
Shortt-Synchronome clock - Wikipedia
Sprocket
A sprocket or sprocket-wheel is a profiled wheel with teeth, cogs, or even sprockets that mesh with a chain, track or other perforated or indented material. The name 'sprocket' applies generally to an...
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Torque amplifier
A torque amplifier is a mechanical device that amplifies the torque of a rotating shaft without affecting its rotational speed. It is mechanically related to the capstan seen on ships. Its most widely...
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Horseshoe clip
A Horseshoe clip is the "U-shaped" spring steel fitting that holds the side-plate of the joining (or "master") link formerly essential to complete the loop of a roller chain.The clip method is losing ...
Braking chopper
Braking choppers some times also referred to as braking unit are used in the DC voltage intermediate circuits of frequency converters to control voltage when the load feeds energy back to the intermed...
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Chain conveyor
A chain conveyor is a type of conveyor system for moving material through production lines.Chain conveyors utilize a powered continuous chain arrangement, carrying a series of single pendants. The cha...
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Variator
A variator is a device that can change its parameters, or can change parameters of other devices.Often a variator is a mechanical power transmission device that can change its gear ratio continuously ...
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Co-axial escapement
Coaxial escapement is a type of modern watch escapement mechanism invented by English watchmaker George Daniels.
Invented around 1974 and patented in 1980 by English watchmaker George Daniels, mas...
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Centrifugal governor
A centrifugal governor is a specific type of governor that controls the speed of an engine by regulating the amount of fuel (or working fluid) admitted, so as to maintain a near-constant speed, irresp...
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Block chain
A block chain, also called a "bar-link" or "block-and-bar" chain, is a mechanical drive chain. It is composed of side plates, where each plate straddles one end of a block and is connected to the blo...
Pin-pallet escapement
A Roskopf, pin-lever, or pin-pallet escapement is an inexpensive, less accurate version of the lever escapement, used in mechanical alarm clocks, kitchen timers, mantel clocks and, until the 1970s, ch...
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Snow chains
Snow chains, or tire chains, are devices fitted to the tires of vehicles to provide maximum traction when driving through snow and ice.Snow chains attach to the drive wheels of a vehicle or special sy...
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Cataract (beam engine)
A cataract was a speed governing device used for early single-acting beam engines, particularly atmospheric engines and Cornish engines.The cataract is distinctly different from the Watt governor, in ...
Cataract (beam engine) - Wikipedia
DC injection braking
DC injection braking is a method of slowing AC electric motors. A DC voltage is injected into the winding of the AC motor after the AC voltage is disconnected, providing braking force to the rotor.
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Bicycle drivetrain systems
Bicycle drivetrain systems are used to transmit power on bicycles, tricycles, quadracycles, unicycles, or other human-powered vehicles from the riders to the drive wheels. Most also include some type ...
Bicycle drivetrain systems - Wikipedia
Power transmission
Power transmission is the movement of energy from its place of generation to a location where it is applied to performing useful work.Power is defined formally as units of energy per unit time. In SI ...
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Torque converter
In modern usage, a torque converter is generally a type of fluid coupling (but also being able to multiply torque) that is used to transfer rotating power from a prime mover, such as an internal combu...
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Vacamatic
The 1941 M4 Vacamatic transmission by Chrysler was, historically, the first semi-automatic transmission which was marketed by a major manufacturer. It was an attempt to compete against rivals' automat...
Bicycle chain
A bicycle chain is a roller chain that transfers power from the pedals to the drive-wheel of a bicycle, thus propelling it. Most bicycle chains are made from plain carbon or alloy steel, but some are...
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Strap wrench
A strap wrench is any of various types of wrench that grip an object via a strap or chain being pulled in tension around it until it firmly grips. High static friction keeps it from slipping. Many str...
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Manual transmission
A manual transmission, also known as a manual gearbox, standard transmission, n-speed manual (where n is the number of gears), stick shift or colloquially a stick (for vehicles with hand-lever shifter...
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Continuously variable transmission
A continuously variable transmission (CVT), (also known as single-speed transmission, gearless transmission, one-speed automatic, variable pulley transmission, or in case of motorcycles, a twist-and-g...
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