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Engineering Practice with Oilfield and Drilling Applications
By
Donald W. Dareing
Donald W. Dareing
University of Tennessee
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ISBN:
9781119799498
No. of Pages:
626
Publisher:
ASME-Wiley
Publication date:
2022

Machines are designed to perform certain functions to achieve a desired outcome. Energy is consumed in friction and other inefficiencies in the process. The overall efficiency of a machine is the ratio of useful output to input. Industry relies on special machines to accomplish such tasks as machining, moving objects, and pumping fluids.

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