Monthly Archives: July 2016


Amphibious vehicles 816

There are cars in this world designed for both road & sea. These are better known as amphibious vehicles. They include :- UHAC – ultra heavy lift amphibious connector. it is a great and massive truck capable of literally paddling through water and driving through versatile terrain. it is used […]


Types of Buildings & Structures 821

There are many types of buildings, depending on design the home structure can be made to desires preference. They include :- Condominium – This is a large building containing a number of individually owned suites. it is also known as condo.  Apartment – a large building containing residential suites. it […]


Ancient sail ship explained 1155

The force of wind is technically what moves the sail ship.If u place sails across the path of the wind it pushes against them to create a force which in turn moves the vessel. its therefore imperative to know the patterns of wind if you plan to sail to a […]


Airplane Actuators 240

Actuators are used to convert the hydraulic pressure into mechanical movement. ACTUATORS Single acting Double acting unbalanced Double acting balanced Hydraulic gadgets hydraulic motor – is a form of of rotary actuator. Hydraulic fuses are located near anti-skid module on top of the wheel well. They block lines in vulnerable […]


How submarines work 734

Its a streamlined beast that crawls beneath the water surface with stealth. its designed for the military but some are made recreational. It can float to the water surface due to displacement lift leading to bouyancy i.e the weight of water it displaces is equal to the weight of the […]


Aircraft fuel systems 982

An aircraft fuel system is designed to make fuel available to the engine at all times. The fuel tanks and reserve tanks are located at the wings of the aircraft and one in the belly of the aircraft inside next to the wings below the seats called center tank. vent […]


types of Jet Engines 751

In order for a plane to fly it needs thrust, this is attained by the heart of the aircraft that is the gas turbine jet engine. a small plane can be powered by a normal gasoline or diesel 4 stroke engine as described in my engine article but a large […]


Resistors 788

There are many types of electronic components and their mode of testing vary from component to component. They include :- resistors – They provide resistance in circuit and are of many types :- carbon composition resistors  carbon film resistors metal film resistor fusible resistor  wire wound resistor  smd resistor – […]


how airplane lavatories works 805

in order to understand how airplane lavatories work we need to first understand how the basic home lavatories works. The principle of operation of a home toilet or lavatory is based on the science of gravity. When u flush a toilet u create a siphon that hence drains the bowl, […]