Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

chapter 8

what two types of systems are designed, built, and maintained by mechanical engineers?
the push or pull of an object resulting from contact from another object is ____.
____ is the application of force to move an object in distance.
The rate at which work is performed is ____.
describe the difference between potential and kinetic energy.
Give the definition for each of the following types of motion A linear motion B rotary motion C reciprocating motion D oscillating motion
a(n) ____ is a simple machine that uses a stiff bar rested on a fulcrum, or pivot, to lift or move a load.
a(n) ____ is a simple machine that gains mechanical advantage by moving the object a longer distance while using less force.
true or false? mechanical power systems use components such as gears, pulleys, and bells to transmit power.
____ systems use liquid to transmit power, while ____ systems use air.
what are the two most common power sources in fluid power systems?
____ are devices that mesh with similar devices to transmit power.
In a mechanical power system, a(n) ____ is a cylindrical piece used to transfer rotary motion.
a forklift raises a 400-lb stack of shingles 12' in the air. How much work has been done?
Calculate how much force would be generated in a fluid power cylinder with an area of 0.5 in squared operating at 120 psi.
Created by: Abby Lopez