Roymech engineering encyclopedia

Roy Mech the Engineering Encyclopedia

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is an online engineering resource that provides a wide range of technical information on mechanical engineering, materials, processes, and design.

The website offers a wealth of technical information, including detailed descriptions of engineering materials, manufacturing processes, and mechanical design principles. It also provides a range of free downloadable resources (comming soon), including spreadsheets, calculators, and design tools. One of the unique features of is the extensive collection of 3D models and CAD drawings, which are available for free download (coming soon). These models cover a wide range of engineering components and systems, making it a valuable resource for engineers looking for reference materials or CAD models to use in their designs. Overall, is a comprehensive and valuable resource for anyone interested in mechanical engineering, soon to be moving into other engineering subjects, offering a wealth of technical information, tools, and resources to support learning and professional development in this field.

This site provides useful information, tables , schedules and formula related to mechanical engineering and engineering materials.

It provides convenient access to data for design engineers and engineering draughtsmen. The site also lists useful engineering standards and includes equipment suppliers.

What is an Engineer...?

There are many definitions of what is an engineer, but too many people nowadays claim to be one!

Engineers, as practitioners of engineering, are professionals who invent, design, analyze, build and test machines, complex systems, structures and materials to fulfill functional objectives and requirements while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety and cost.

British school children in the 1950s were brought up with stirring tales of "the Victorian Engineers", chief among whom were Brunel, Stephenson, Telford, and their contemporaries. In the UK, "engineering" has more recently been erroneously styled as an industrial sector consisting of employers and employees loosely termed "engineers" who include tradespeople. However, knowledgeable practitioners reserve the term "engineer" to describe a university-educated professional of ingenuity represented by the Chartered (or Incorporated) Engineer qualifications (although i do not believe that you need a degree to be an Engineer, like my Dad, a Tool Maker, a brilliant Engineer). A large proportion of the UK public incorrectly thinks of "engineers" as skilled tradespeople or even semi-skilled tradespeople with a high school education. Also, many UK skilled and semi-skilled tradespeople falsely style themselves as "engineers". This has created confusion in the eyes of some members of the public in understanding what professional engineers actually do, from fixing car engines, television sets and refrigerators (technicians, handymen) to designing and managing the development of aircraft, spacecraft, power stations, infrastructure and other complex technological systems (engineers).