mechanical energy


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Noun1.mechanical energy - energy in a mechanical formmechanical energy - energy in a mechanical form    
energy, free energy - (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs; "energy can take a wide variety of forms"
K.E., kinetic energy - the mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its motion
P.E., potential energy - the mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its position; stored energy
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Tangent of delta (tan delta) quantifies the way a material absorbs and returns mechanical energy.
This is the first transducer that is ultrathin, flexible, scalable and bidirectional, meaning it can convert mechanical energy to electrical energy and electrical energy to mechanical energy.
In this case the electrical energy is converted into mechanical energy, and again that mechanical energy converted into electrical energy at the same time.
Tenders are invited for Conversion of electrical mechanical energy meters into tamper proof electronic meters at Old Air Field, Srinagar under GE 970 EWS.
In a project funded by Samsung, a team of Penn State materials scientists and electrical engineers has designed a mechanical energy transducer based on flexible organic ionic diodes that could lead to a new direction in scalable energy harvesting of unused mechanical energy in the environment, including wind, ocean waves, and human motion.
The gas turbine converts chemical energy into the mechanical energy by the combustion of fuel in the presence of air.
A self-charging textile captures both solar and mechanical energy to power wearable electronic devices--no bulky batteries needed.
Generators are devices that convert mechanical energy into electrical energy.
This would eliminate the losses incurred in converting mechanical energy to electrical energy (in the power station) and converting it back to mechanical energy (at the pumps).
USPRwire, Mon Nov 23 2015] Generators are devices that convert mechanical energy into electric energy.
But since work cannot be done without a supply of enabling mechanical energy, power also represents and often quantifies the rate that mechanical energy is generated and/or transferred.
If the mechanical energy is used to produce electricity the device may be called wind turbine or wind power plant.

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