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Useful Tables & Engineering Data


Adhesives

An adhesive is a substance that fastens or bonds materials using surface attachment.

Adhesives

ARM

Availability, Reliability and Maintainability (ARM) 

ARM

Beams

Beams are primarily used in construction of structures. 

Beams

Cam Springs

Machine Parts, Cams, Springs, Levers & Pulleys 

Cam Springs

Circlips

External circlips, internal circlips, taper pins, cotter pins & split cotter pins.

Circlips

Corrosion

Corrosion processes, surface coatings, piping systems and materials

Corrosion

Design

Documents, drawing, hardness, keys & spline, shaft fits & surface finish

Design

Directives

Machinery directive, pressure directive, CE marking, EMC & Atex

Directives

Drawing

Design standards - BS8888, geometric tolerancing and weld symbols

Drawing

Drive

Gearboxes, brakes, couplings, belt drives and clutches

Drive

Environment

Environmental standards based on BS EN 1400

Environment

Fatigue

Fatigue life, stress concentration factors, impact & sudden loading.

Fatigue

Flanges

PN16, PN25, PN40 flanges, pipes & pipe threads

Flanges

Formulae

Formulae, nomenclature, dynamics, energy & power, stress & strain & weld strength

Formulae

Ergonomics

Ergonomics, Manmachine interfaces, human work, access space requirements & human sizes

Ergonomics

ISO Tolerances

ISO hole & shaft tolerances & limits to ISO 286

ISO Tolerances

Keyways

Parallel keys, taper keys, woodruff keys, ISO splines and involute splines

Keyways

Lifting

Components for lifting; collar eyebolt, bow shackle & dee shackle

Lifting

Manufacturing

Manufacturing processes; casting / forging, machining, welding, joining, painting & surface engineering

Manufacturing

Maths

General mathematics, statistics, properties of plane areas, solid shapes, matrices, determinants & series.

Maths

Matter

Engineering materials; steel, non ferrous metals, solids, liquids, gases,plastics, wood & ceramics

Matter

Mechanics

Mechanics is the study of the way matter and forecs interact with each other

Mechanics

Quality

Quality standards, relevant standards are BS EN ISO 9000, BS EN ISO 9001 & BS EN ISO 9004

Quality

Rivets

Cold formed rivets, hot formed rivets, pop rivets & grooved rivets

Rivets

Screws

Screws, nuts, washers, cap screws, strength, torques & loads, bolt head clearances, bolt preloading & bolted joints

Screws

Seals

O rings, rotary seals, mechanical seals, packing seals & gaskets

Seals

Sections

Steel section dimensions & properties, niversal beams, equal angles, unequal angles, channels, tee sections, round bar & square bar

Sections

Springs

Spring design, materials, helical springs, disc springs, leaf springs, torsion springs & surge / natural frequency

Springs

Statistics

Probability & statistics; permutations / combinations, discret distributions, linear regression, chi-squared test & hypothesis testing

Statistics

Timber

Timber is an engineering material; timber design, joints, nails, screws, bolts, plywood, particle board & glued laminate

Timber

Torsion

Torsion equations; solid circular section, thin tube, hollow elliptical, hexagon, triangular, H sections, torsion modulus constant & buckling

Torsion

Tribology

Tribologyis the study of the interaction of sliding surfaces: lubrication, friction & waer, viscosity, wear reduction, friction coefficients & solid lubrication

Tribology

Units

ISO / SI units, derived units, conversions, unit multiplies & science constants

Units

Vibrations

Noise vibrations, SDOF free vibrations, natural frequencies beams / shafts & forced vibration response charts

Vibrations

Wire

Wires sizes, metric & English equivalents to british standard wire gauge (SWG) & metric mesh sizes to B 410-1 & DIN 4188

Wire