Machine FAQs:


Q: Is a machine a tool containing one or more parts that uses energy to perform an intended action?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a machine the generic name for a device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy?

A: Yes, and converts electrical energy to mechanical energy, or changes alternating current from one voltage level to a different voltage level.

Q: Are machines usually powered by chemical?

A: Yes, and thermal, or electrical means, and are often motorized.

Q: Were machines discovered by Leonardo da Vinci?

A: Yes, but remained unpublished in his notebooks.

Q: Are machines constructions like traditional machines that are designed to perform in a task?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a machine a device that simply transforms the direction or magnitude of a force?

A: Yes, but a large number of more complex machines exist.

Q: Are machines assembled from standardized types of components?

A: Yes.

Q: Are machines commonly reckoned to be Six in Number?

A: Yes, and viz.

Q: Are machines worked out by Italian scientist Galileo Galilei in 1600 in Le Meccaniche?

A: Yes, He was the first to understand that simple machines do not create energy, they merely transform it.

Q: Were machines called?

A: Yes, and began to be studied from the standpoint of how much useful work they could perform, leading eventually to the new concept of mechanical work.