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Dicom systems

12/05/2016
posted in Instrumentation
by Tanaka
Im having problems with connecting my CR Kodak 850 to printer Drystar 4500.
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ETAP or SKM or other EE software

12/05/2016
posted in Electrical Engineering
by 1capybara
My company wants to buy EE software like ETAP or SKM. Is ETAP getting to be the one standard that "everyone" uses or does anyone here use something el...
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Under voltage protection in parallel connected switchgear

12/05/2016
posted in Electrical Engineering
by roykav
Dear all, There are 2 incomers fed from 2 different remote substations to a 11kv panel, the switchboard consists of 2incomer and a bus-coupler, all 3...
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Lauer HMI Programming

12/04/2016
posted in Software & Programming
by reza.golizade
Hi every body I've problem with Lauer HMI PCS950e,there is no communication with PLC S7 400 I believe HMI needs to load program, but I don't have PC...
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Excel Add-In Error (Water97_v13.xla)

12/04/2016
posted in Software & Programming
by inaamurrehman13
Dear all, I calculated boiler efficiency and now working on its excel file. I used add-in for steam table Water97_v13.xla. The add-in does load but i...
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Last comment 12/04/2016 by Just an Engineer
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Thin Al Sheet "Box" Welding

12/03/2016
posted in Manufacturing
by Vladimir Radzinsky
Few weeks ago I read questions about to avoid distortion to welding thin Al sheet. Unfortunately I was not member and could not help to person "probl...
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Can I "Thermosiphon" Hot Air?

12/03/2016
posted in General Discussion
by ageniusforhire
i currently have a thermal mass rocket stove in my garage, with a forced air duct leading from the garages ceiling to the back of the house. I would l...
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Last comment 12/05/2016 by Andy Germany
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IEC Symbol Meaning

12/03/2016
posted in Electrical Engineering
by Anonymous Poster
What is this symbol across the voltage transformer secondary?
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Last comment 12/03/2016 by prof peanut
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Harmonics & Mitigation, Power Factor, Damage from Harmonics and Power Costs

12/03/2016
posted in Electrical Engineering
by brich
Hi Guys Harmonics & Mitigation, power factor, damage from harmonics and power costs Yes the title is a mouth full, however I'm not looking for e...
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1997 HAAS VF-2 Mill Will Not Drip Feed Large Files

12/02/2016
posted in Manufacturing
by JLaman
We are having problems running the DNC mode drip feed from our Shop Floor Automations unit. This unit sends data from USB thru Ethernet to the RS 232...
Views: 93, Comments: 3
Last comment 12/04/2016 by uli_newBuilder
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Seasonal Group Participation

12/02/2016
posted in General Discussion
by BruceFlorida
Inspired by "Twas the Night Before Christmas" by Clement Clarke Moore. There is no way this could possibly match the literary genius of the cast iron...
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Last comment 12/02/2016 by tcmtech
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Custom Lighting with Fiber Optics?

12/01/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Anonymous Poster
Building custom furniture for a library & media room and have to create some unique focused lighting for reading... yes books! Was trying to decid...
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Building Refurbishment

11/28/2016
posted in Civil Engineering
by Nnn
Does anyone have a handy checklist for evaluating buildings? I have to refurbish +-120 buildings including steel stuctures. Then I have to quantify...
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Last comment 12/01/2016 by James Stewart
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How Do I Reduce (Eliminate?) the Conductivity of Road Salt

11/29/2016
posted in General Discussion
by ElectroMatGuy
We have an innovative product that is a solid surface Texas Gate (cattle guard) that keeps large wildlife off the road. It consists of two pads of ele...
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Last comment 12/01/2016 by truth is not a compromise
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Vortex Generators

11/28/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
if you were interested in drag reduction on a semi or other large truck would you consider employing these, if so what style would you lean towards?
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Last comment 12/05/2016 by Madsenbettina
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CR4 Stats

11/28/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Bayes
I took all of our join dates and created a graph showing what days CR4 Users became members. I think it will suprise no one that the day people are mo...
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Last comment 11/30/2016 by James Stewart
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Robot Flies Cessna Caravan

12/05/2016 posted in Aerospace Blog
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In recent demos, a robot functions as a second pilot in a two-crew aircraft, enabling reduced crew operations. Aurora Flight Sciences' robot is part o...
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Tech Takes the Wheel

12/04/2016 posted in Automotive Technology
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Bosch's VisionX concept involves platoons of "super trucks" electronically linked to a lead vehicle. As they travel down the highway, trucks in the pl...
12/04/2016 Views: 49, Comments: 3
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Lidar Gives Armor Crews Model of Surroundings

12/03/2016 posted in Defense & Security Technology
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Under the U.S. DARPA's (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's) Ground X-Vehicle Technologies program, Raytheon is using a lidar to create a 3D m...
12/03/2016 Views: 44, Comments: 0
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The Prescription for Success: Examining the Big Picture

12/02/2016 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by MaggieMc
The other day I was reading “Model-based approach examines entire subsea BOP control system rather than address component failures with ‘B...
12/02/2016 Views: 106, Comments: 4
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Perpetual Motion Firm Steorn Finally Goes Under

12/02/2016 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Jonathan Fuller
Last month, Irish tech startup Steorn permanently shut its doors. Steorn operated as an unsuccessful e-commerce developer from 2000 until 2006, when i...
12/02/2016 Views: 157, Comments: 13
Last comment 12/04/2016 by lyn
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Harnessing Advanced PV Inverters to Stabilize the Grid

12/02/2016 posted in Electrical Components
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Residential photovoltaic (PV) systems typically use "dumb" inverters to sync with the grid and will disconnect if a significant fault is detected. How...
12/02/2016 Views: 69, Comments: 2
Last comment 12/02/2016 by Rixter
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Wash Your Smartphone!

12/02/2016 posted in Biomedical Engineering
by M-ReeD
Every few years, we are treated to a story that sums up how filthy we are as human beings. Whether we are transferring E. coli via fecal matter to hot...
12/02/2016 Views: 158, Comments: 6
Last comment 12/03/2016 by PFR
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Caption This for 12/02/16

12/01/2016 posted in Caption This!
by LakeGrl
This week's image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to Alex. Roman for submitting this image.
12/01/2016 Views: 323, Comments: 23
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December 1, 1743 – The Birth of Martin Heinrich Klaproth

12/01/2016 posted in "On This Day" In Engineering History
by MaggieMc
On December 1, 1743, Martin Heinrich Klaproth, the chemist who discovered uranium, zirconium, and cerium, was born. Originally intended to be a clergy...
12/01/2016 Views: 93, Comments: 0
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Beyond El Malecon, Part 3: a Car Show in Cuba

12/01/2016 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Over the last couple of years, the AACA has organized at least a couple “Taillight Diplomacy” trips to Cuba with pretty much the same aim...
12/01/2016 Views: 100, Comments: 1
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Bats and Bananas

12/01/2016 posted in Animal Science
by BestInShow
In the process of researching my last blog about Bananapocalypse, I discovered a surprising number of uses for banana peels. Did you know that you can...
12/01/2016 Views: 209, Comments: 4
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Crypto Conundrum: Newsletter Challenge (December 2016)

12/01/2016 posted in Challenge Questions
This month's Challenge Question: Specs & Techs from IEEE Engineering360: A security consultant wants to monitor the communications of a target wh...
12/01/2016 Views: 183, Comments: 10
Last comment 12/05/2016 by Randall
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Rugged Tablets Help Firefighters Respond from the Field

12/01/2016 posted in Electronic Product Design
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Fire departments in Pennsylvania and Texas have decided to replace their old bulky laptops with modern lightweight, rugged tablet PCs. The firefighter...
12/01/2016 Views: 70, Comments: 0
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New: CR4 Commenting on Engineering360 & Electronics360

11/30/2016 posted in The CR4 Admin Blog
by SavvyExacta
Starting December 1, 2016, CR4 users will be able to comment on articles from both Engineering360 and Electronics360 with their CR4 accounts! A piece...
11/30/2016 Views: 82, Comments: 4
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How Technology Evolves Money

11/30/2016 posted in Industrial Automation
by HUSH
Our financial futures are closely tied to the rise of automation and electronification. Considering this is CR4, this won’t come as a surprise....
11/30/2016 Views: 176, Comments: 14
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