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  • 1Motor-generator — Radio station motor generator set, converting from low to the high voltage power supply. This device is called an umformer in German. Dübendorf Museum of Military Aviation A motor generator (an M G set or a dynamotor for dynamo motor) is a device …

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  • 2Electric generator — U.S. NRC image of a modern steam turbine generator In electricity generation, an electric generator is a device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy. A generator forces electric charge (usually carried by electrons) to flow… …

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  • 3Head end power — (HEP) or Electric train supply (ETS) in the United Kingdom is a rail transport term for the electrical power distribution system on a passenger train. The power source, usually a locomotive at the front or “ head ” of a train or a generator car,… …

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  • 4Boiler (steam generator) — Contents 1 Steam generator (component of prime mover) 2 Boiler types 2.1 Haycock and wagon top boilers …

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  • 5electric generator — ▪ instrument Introduction also called  dynamo,         any machine that converts mechanical energy to electricity for transmission and distribution over power lines to domestic, commercial, and industrial customers. Generators also produce the… …

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  • 6Explosively pumped flux compression generator — An explosively pumped flux compression generator (EPFCG) is a device used to generate a high power electromagnetic pulse by compressing magnetic flux using high explosive.An EPFCG can be used only once as a pulsed power supply since the device is …

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  • 7Thermomechanical generator — The Harwell TMG Stirling engine, an abbreviation for Thermo Mechanical Generator , was invented in 1967 by E. H. Cooke Yarborough at the Harwell Labs of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. It was intended to be a remote electrical power… …

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  • 8Internal combustion engine — The internal combustion engine is an engine in which the combustion of a fuel (normally a fossil fuel) occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber. In an internal combustion engine, the expansion of the high temperature and high …

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  • 9Steam turbine locomotive — A steam turbine locomotive is a steam locomotive which transmits steam power to the wheels via a steam turbine. Numerous attempts at this type of locomotive were made, mostly without success. In the 1930s this type of locomotive was seen as a way …

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  • 10Synchro — [ frame|Schematic of Synchro TransducerThe complete circle represents the rotor. The solid bars represent the cores of the windings next to them. Power to the rotor is connected by slip rings and brushes, represented by the circles at the ends of …

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  • 11American Airlines Flight 191 — For other flights numbered 191, see Flight 191 (disambiguation). American Airlines Flight 191 …

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  • 12Gimli Glider — Air Canada Flight 143 Air Canada flight 143 landed on an auto dragstrip at Gimli, MB Accident summary Date 23 July 1983 …

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  • 13Caboose — A caboose (North American railway terminology) or brake van or guard s van (British terminology) is a manned rail transport vehicle coupled at the end of a freight train. Although cabooses were once used on nearly every freight train in North… …

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  • 14Pasadena, California — City of Pasadena   City   Pasadena City Hall …

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  • 15Resolver (electrical) — A resolver is a type of rotary electrical transformer used for measuring degrees of rotation. It is considered an analog device, and has a digital counterpart, the rotary (or pulse) encoder.DescriptionThe most common type of resolver is the… …

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  • 16Chevrolet Volt — Manufacturer Chevrolet division of General Motors Also called Holden Volt Opel Ampera Vauxhall Ampera …

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  • 17turbine — /terr bin, buyn/, n. any of various machines having a rotor, usually with vanes or blades, driven by the pressure, momentum, or reactive thrust of a moving fluid, as steam, water, hot gases, or air, either occurring in the form of free jets or as …

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  • 18automobile — automobilist /aw teuh meuh bee list, moh bi list/, n. /aw teuh meuh beel , aw teuh meuh beel , aw teuh moh beel, beuhl/, n. 1. a passenger vehicle designed for operation on ordinary roads and typically having four wheels and a gasoline or diesel… …

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  • 19energy conversion — ▪ technology Introduction       the transformation of energy from forms provided by nature to forms that can be used by humans.       Over the centuries a wide array of devices and systems has been developed for this purpose. Some of these energy …

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  • 20Hybrid electric vehicle — The Toyota Prius is the world s top selling hybrid car, with cumulative global sales of 2.36 million units by August 2011.[1] A hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) is a type of hybrid vehicle and electric vehicle which combines a conventional internal …

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