I have a question about the pressure placed on a plate of material X, how the force is distributed and what would be the material property that would determine its failure. To simplify things ...
Say I was trying to design padding to absorb impacts using polymers or similar materials, such as rubber. I have a good understanding of any relevant physics, most likely, but I wouldn't know where to ...
I have two PCBs (printed circuit board), and they are glued by adhesives, as show in the pictures. And the location of the adhesives are indicated on the picture (please notice that NO adhesive is ...
(More generally, how does a soft material carve a hard material?) Obviously it happens, but is it a continual process (every drop of soft water carries away a minute amount of hard material) or is it ...
I'd like to build a simple desk; just a single plank of wood (or a few side-by-side) with solid supports on each end of the desk. What I'm trying to figure out is how thick a plank I want to use for ...
My daughter's coloring book has perforated pages, so you can easily rip out the pages for easier coloring action. Great. Trouble is, the perforation isn't enough, and it's almost impossible to rip ...