You Probably Don’t Know How Lawn Mowers Cut Grass

Most of us have probably mowed a lawn at least once or twice. The technology seems pretty simple right? Attach a mower to a spinning blade and there you have it, a grass cutting machine.

However, the physics at play isn’t enough to cut the grass. In fact, without certain design elements of mower blades, these sharp metal blades wouldn’t cut grass at all. Check out all the mesmerizing engineering and physics that allow mowers to keep your lawn looking fresh in the video below from Smarter Every Day.

Trevor is a civil engineer (B.S.) by trade and an accomplished writer with a passion for inspiring everyone with new and exciting technologies. He is also a published children’s book author and the producer for the YouTube channel Concerning Reality.

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