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Yanmar manufacture engines, and on the phase 2 course, several items such as the spate water pump and the diaphragm water pump use this engine.

This site provides general information and links to technical manuals in pdf format.

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Zama CarburettorFrom their website:

Zama is the world's largest manufacturer of diaphragm carburetors for hand-held outdoor power products. Read More...

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A Zener diode behaves like an ordinary diode up to a certain point. In other words, it acts as a one way electrical valve that allows electricity to flow in one direction only. It does this up to a certain point. However, when voltage acting against the normal flow rises to a certain point, the Zener collapses and conducts freely in both directions. It will continue to do that until the voltage acting against the Zener drops below a given value. Once this happens, the Zener again behaves like an ordinary diode.

Zener diode symbol.

Because of this quality, the Zener is especially useful in voltage regulation circuits.

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Non-ferrous metal with excellent resistance to corrosion. Often used to cover and protect mild steel-for example in corrugated roof sheets.

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Letter from the Greek alphabet used on the CP course to represent the coefficient of friction when carrying out calculations in the Transmissions Module of the course.

The co-efficient of friction between two surfaces is simply the relationship or ratio between those two forces. If I want to move a body along a surface at a constant speed, it will require a certain force. The magnitude (size) of that force depends upon the nature of the two surfaces in contact and the downward force pushing the two surfaces together.

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