revolutions per minute


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revolutions per minute

(unit)
(rpm, rarely: rotations per minute) A unit of angular velocity.
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Engine/transmission: It is equipped with a 3-liter, inline six-cylinder, 24-valve engine that develops 230 horsepower at 6,500 revolutions per minute and 200 foot-pounds of torque at 2,750 revolutions per minute.
Change to a higher gear as soon as possible so that the engine operates at less revolutions per minute (rpm).
One change in the project is the reduction of the revolution speed of the rotor blades from an earlier 100 revolutions per minute to around 12 to 18 revolutions per minute.
The unit also has a hand-held control with speeds from 4 to 30 revolutions per minute (rpm).
The child proof washing machines provide a spin speed of between 1000 and 1400 revolutions per minute and are available in various designs and colors such as the silver WF105 and the silver WF145/125 with a white door.
In 2 seconds, it provides answers from 10 to 99,999 revolutions per minute.
The engine generates 90 percent of its maximum torque between 2,400 and 7,000 revolutions per minute.
The blender's continuous variable speed dial ranges in speed from 1,000 revolutions per minute to 24,000 revolutions per minute.
Because auxiliary systems, such as the air handling system inside the fuel cell, consume a portion of the electricity produced by the fuel cell, improvements in the efficiency of auxiliary systems enhances the energy efficiency of the fuel cell and the automobiles that are powered by them, noted UQM, who said its lightweight and compact motor operates at 24,000 revolutions per minute "and is highly efficient.
Using a special build structure, the Wren is able to produce electricity at just 300 revolutions per minute -a much lower cut-in speed than other turbines, which require much greater wind speeds in order to work.
Next, they centrifuge the materials for hours at tens of thousands of revolutions per minute.
The double CD of 2005's Gigantour ( featuring Megadeth, Dream Theater, Anthrax and Fear Factory ( is out today while Skid Row (minus Seb Bach) return with Revolutions Per Minute (SPV) on October 23.