HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
tekochip
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Friction
tekochip   7/22/2012 6:25:46 PM
NO RATINGS
Ahh, JC Whitney. A friend of mine had bought a kit for his motorcycle from JC Whitney. In the process of putting it all together we had a terrible time with one bolt. I examined the bolt and found that the threads were the correct pitch but they were concentric rather than being a spiral! We ran down to NAPA to get real bolt and the guy at the counter couldn't stop laughing at the bolt. I asked how much for the real bolt and the counter man held the JC Whitney bolt close to his chest. "If you let me have this one the good bolt is free."

dhenz
User Rank
Iron
Re: Friction
dhenz   7/22/2012 1:15:38 PM
NO RATINGS
good point. Toyota had emphasis on importance of pedals. whether we are refering to pedals, brakes, or clutches, so I try getting parts from jcwhitney automotive parts online when I need to repair/replace parts... controlled acceleration should always be applied, when I need to repair/replace parts I

tekochip
User Rank
Platinum
Friction
tekochip   6/21/2012 12:13:27 PM
NO RATINGS
As my Physics professor often repeated, "Static friction is always significantly higher than sliding friction."




Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Visualization and virtual reality tools allow design engineers to build virtual prototypes that can be manipulated collaboratively. You can swap out materials and store data within the file.
Being in an incubator can be analogous to shopping in a “big box retailer.” You can find many things you need under one roof along with moral support to sustain and move your startup to a successful launch.
Scientists at four major universities in Europe have released a joint paper describing the use of light to put active materials into motion and to control that motion, producing lifelike mechanisms that may or may not contain living organisms, but can produce useful work.
Autodesk and Siemens PLM have reached an agreement to create seamless integration between their design software files.
Researchers have developed a lightweight, solar-energy-harvesting mesh of batteries that stretches, making it well-suited to wearable tech.
More:Blogs|News
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7 | 8 | 9


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2016 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service