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Oh, Baby, It's HOT! How to Keep Workers Cool?

07/30/2014
posted in Manufacturing
by MillMatt
My question is that simple. I see a lot of production workers in very hot environments for eight or more hours per day. With temperatures soaring and...
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Anyone Keen in Green House Sensors and Control System DIY?

07/30/2014
posted in Instrumentation
by Shyam
Anyone keen in green house sensors and control system DIY? I am going to develop number of things and if suggestions match for the need then I can pla...
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by Kilowatt0
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Crack in Bottom of Radiator

07/30/2014
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by sammie scott
I have a leak at the bottom of my radiator its in between like metal and plastic I drive a saturn year 2000 sl is there something I can use to seal it...
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by Codemaster
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Shunt Release or Under Voltage Release for Electrical Interlocking

07/30/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by Jignesh Shah
I have a doubt whether to recommend Shunt Release of Undervoltage Release when it comes to application of Electrical Interlocking of 2 Circuit Breaker...
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by JRaef
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T/N/C Switch

07/30/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by arpittare
What is TNC Switch & its function in ACB Panel? If possible then please explain with the help of SLD.....
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by Crabtree
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Transfer of Electrical Energy?

07/30/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by ShawnHoppe
Need to understand the transfer of electrical energy, give some examples if you can :)
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by jack of all trades
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Diesel Generator

07/30/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by sarfaras
Dear experts, How much full load power can take from a 27kva DG. Thanking you,
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by TonyS
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Air Conditioning

07/30/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by sarfaras
Any idea about thermal load calculations.......
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by Fredski
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Free OCR Software

07/29/2014
posted in Software & Programming
by Lehman57
Can anyone suggest some free OCR software that will keep the formatting of the original? I had ABBYY which was great, but it "went away" when I had t...
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Another "Eye in the Sky"

07/29/2014
posted in New Technologies & Research
by Fredski
http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/corning-donates-1-8-million-parts-astro-1-telescope-n167896
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Last comment 07/29/2014 by lyn
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Button Hole Size/Shape

07/29/2014
posted in General Discussion
by agua_doc
Does anyone have any current contact with the Clothing Manufacturing Industry? I have a question that seems truly inane, but I am asking it seriously,...
Views: 164, Comments: 12
Last comment 07/30/2014 by James Stewart
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Want a Million Bucks?

07/29/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by Fredski
Google wants you to reinvent a power inverter and their parameters are tough ttps://www.littleboxchallenge.com
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by Fredski
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Amplifier

07/29/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by somuumos
why some parameters of op amps have units as decibels.
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by Rixter
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Ancient Aliens

07/25/2014
posted in General Discussion
by ronseto
I've been watching the TV program "Ancient Aliens" and find that mysteries abound the ancient pyramids which are found in all parts of the world. The...
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Energy Question

07/27/2014
posted in Engineering Careers
by energypassion97
Hello everybody,I am Victor Moussalli, 17 years old, just starting grade 12 of high school. My passion is energy efficiency. The only types of enginee...
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Is it Possible to Transmit Bulk Amount of Power Through Wireless System?

07/28/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by bibhushita
We know about generation, transmission and distribution system dealing with electrical energy. But if we be able to transmit electrical energy through...
Views: 327, Comments: 53
Last comment 07/30/2014 by James Stewart
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What Bird is This?

07/23/2014
posted in General Discussion
by JIMRAT
This is a poor sketch of a bird that i saw flying around above a grassed area catching insects. It is about 250mm long ( 10" ), has a straight beak an...
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Voltmeter

07/23/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by Prajith o c
A 100V voltmeter has an accuracy of 5% on full scale. The percentage error while measuring 50 V will be?
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Last comment 07/28/2014 by europium mkII
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Cable Cross Section for 12V Winch

07/26/2014
posted in General Discussion
by r&ddoc
Hello, I am planning to use a 12 V electric winch to hoist a dinghy with a 10 HP outboard from the water to the deck of my boat. The weight of the din...
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