News tagged with pistons

A faster way to calibrate piston gauges

For industry and government labs to ensure their pressure-measurement machines are working correctly, they need a reliable source of pressure. Often, that source is a piston gauge – a cylinder of metal that falls through ...

dateMay 03, 2017 in General Physics
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Precise assembly of engines

In the automotive industry, combustion engines are still assembled mostly manually. Researchers from Fraunhofer are developing procedures and methods to automate assembly processes to continuously improve the quality of the ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Engineering
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A molecular motor design breakthrough

French researchers from CNRS and the Universite de Bordeaux, in collaboration with a Chinese team , have developed the first molecular piston capable of self-assembly. Their research represents a significant technological ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Nanophysics
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