What does rpm on tachometers stand for?

Answer RPM on tachometers stands for "revolutions per minute." According to the Columbia Encyclopedia, a tachometer is used to indicate the speed at which the shaft of an engine is rotating, as measured i... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What does rpm on tachometers stand for

How do tachometers work?

A tachometer, or rev counter, is a device that counts the revolutions of a mechanical object over a set time period. For example, a car's dashboard tachometer counts the number of revolutions per m... Read More »

How to Mount Tachometers Without Drilling?

A tachometer measures the revolutions per minute, or RPM, of a working engine. Many cars today have tachometers built into its system of gauges. This has not always been the case. Vehicles without ... Read More »

How to Grease or Lube the Side Stand of a Motorcycle Center Stand That Pivots?

A motorcycle's side and center stands are among the most overlooked components on a bike. Stand lubrication is often neglected during regular maintenance. While the lack of lubrication has little t... Read More »

What did Patrice O'Neal mean when he said British Stand Up is 50 Years behind American Stand up?

I used to think British people on the whole were just a bit uptight but the Americans reaction to Ricky Gervais says different. Not sure what he meant but imho American comedy is a bit childish and... Read More »