Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Exploding Washing Machines

ABC News reports here on a U. S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) warning about some Samsung washing machines that exhibit extreme vibrations that witnesses describe as explosions.  The cause of the vibrations appears to be a part that can come loose, allowing the spinning tub to move.  This problem does not appear to have any computer-related cause. It is, however, an interesting example of the large amounts of energy that is harnessed by everyday objects.

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