EB Veyron 16.4

2006-01-10

Some years after the founder’s death, the Bugatti brand was all-but-dead in Milan. It was however, revived, and car production resumed — in France. The parent company is German: Volkswagen. The car is therefore thoroughly European in nature and culture.


The original idea was to make a production car that generated over a thousand horsepower… something of a holy grail for the motor car industry, and a design feat that many considered impossible. Read the rest of this entry »


Mechanical Powers

2005-10-22

Mechanical Powers are the six elementary parts of machines. There are Three Primary Powers and Three Secondary Powers.

PRIMARY MECHANICAL POWERS:

  • Lever
  • Inclined Plane
  • Pulley

SECONDARY MECHANICAL POWERS:

  • Wheel and Axle
  • Wedge
  • Screw