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Looking to biology for inspiration seems to be all the rage in engineering circles these days, and a team of scientists has discovered new insights into how undulations help a fish to swim.
A water hammer can occur when a valve is suddenly opened or closed in a pipe carrying water or steam, causing a pressure wave to travel down the pipe with enough force that it can sometimes cause the pipes to burst.
Going more miles per gallon with your brain.
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.