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Mechanical Engineering

This section of the Jackson Journal is about anything related to the branch of engineering dealing with the design, construction, and use of machines.

Unimate

By: Tashi Japheltsang, Journalist
The first robot ever created.
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Airless Tires

Airless Tires

By: Elijah Lewis, Journalist
Wouldn't it be great to not have to worry about getting another flat tire, Being able to drive anywhere without worrying about pieces on the ground flattening your tire. 
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How A Pressure Washer Works

How A Pressure Washer Works

By: Darwin Hernandez, Journalist

Pressure washers clean things like driveways, building walls, sidewalks, and decks that are too dirty that a normal hose can't wash away. How a pressure washer works is that it uses pressurized tap water...

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How The Motor Functions With Gas

By: Kevin Lopez Caballero , Journalist
How do motors work , motor are mechanical devises that create motion. AC Motors are electro-mechanical devices powered by alternating current to produce rotational motion.
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Night Vision: How The Military Uses It

By: Ashton Gekhman, Journalist
Night vision is the ability to see in low light conditions. This is a useful skill for many different situations, such as military operations, wildlife observation, and search and rescue missions.
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Hydrogen Car

By: Logan Xavier Lee, Journalist
Hydrogen cars provide a new renewable power source.
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Railroad track switch. Source: Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Railroad_switch)

Railroad Switches

By: Julian D'Bayan, Journalist

Railroad track switches are used on rail systems. They change the railroad track's direction from one track to another. When trains go over the switch, depending on it's alignment, the train goes to one...

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The Taj Mahal: The Ultimate Mausoleum

The Taj Mahal: The Ultimate Mausoleum

By: Ishaan Pandya, Journalist
It was built out of full marble and was under construction from 1632-1648 AD, a whopping 16 years.
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Tesla Model S by Daniel Piraino is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

What Teslas Have to Offer

By: Persia Tahereh Maleki , Journalist

Tesla is very similar to every other car in the world, but it has one very big difference, they reduce the amount of carbon dioxide being used by having a car that is powered by electricity. When the Tesla...

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How a Laptop Charger Works

How a Laptop Charger Works

By: Kevin Lopez Caballero , Journalist
A laptop charger is used a lot in this world  A Laptop chargers and adapters are often referred to as "laptop power adapters," "laptop power adapters," "laptop adapters," or simply "laptop chargers."
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Mechanical Engineering: The History of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering: The History of Mechanical Engineering

By: Arjan Shankhi, Journalist
Mechanical engineers have done so much for the world. Mechanical engineers changed the world so many times. Mechanical engineering is the field of engineering which mainly focuses on operation, design, and construction.
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Women In STEM: Part 2: Technology

By: Ida Selander, Journalist
Ada Lovelace was the first one to realize that the machine had potential beyond simple calculation, and was known as the first computer programmer for the algorithm that she wrote. Here is her story.
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