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NY power transmission

05/02/2016
posted in Electrical Engineering
by walt
New York State this past week announced a proposed power line from upstate (Oswego area) to NYC. The proposal was to run a DC line underwater along th...
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I Want To Mfg This Part But Dont Know How If Any Have Idea Than Plz Guide Me.....

05/02/2016
posted in Manufacturing
by Gajera Sagar
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Lateral Force Due To Wind

05/02/2016
posted in Aerospace
by bhankiii
How would you go about determining the lateral force on an aircraft (or boat, or automobile) due to a sideways wind? It seems like you could do it by...
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Google Eye's....?

05/01/2016
posted in General Discussion
by SolarEagle
Will the next iteration of iglasses be internal in nature, maybe someday....being able to see long distances and closeup equally well, see in low ligh...
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Laminated Busbars

05/01/2016
posted in Electrical Engineering
by TonyS
I know about "skin effect" and how it affects the current carrying capacity of a busbar. When using laminated bars is it necessary to have an air ga...
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So the Flyboard is Real...?

05/01/2016
posted in General Discussion
by SolarEagle
Guinness claims real, and a new record...OMG Makes record flight 2.54 km... https://www.facebook.com/pascal.borel.14/videos/999630610106634/ ht...
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Thermal Overload or Circuit Breaker for Single Phase Motor

05/01/2016
posted in Electrical Engineering
by Signode
Dear Friends; For a 220V, 1hp 8A blower motors application, we want to add safety to stop the operation of blowers in case of overload. As normal c...
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Where Does the High Voltage Originate?

05/01/2016
posted in Electrical Engineering
by Mikerho
All of this talk of high voltage accidents and such made me wonder where it comes from originally. I have searched the web on hydroelectric power and...
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Clamping Force Calculations for Drilling & Face Milling

05/01/2016
posted in Manufacturing
by ragesh
Can you suggest the best way to calculate clamping force for Milling & Drilling Operations to select the proper clamp? Which DATA BOOK can prefer...
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How do Clouds Acquire Electric Charges?

05/01/2016
posted in Electrical Engineering
by xyz
Rain bearing clods are charged and we see lightning. But do dry clouds at other times also have charge build up? From where do they acquire charges. I...
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Structural Support for Ceiling

04/30/2016
posted in General Discussion
by bloeff
Hi all, I'm converting a mobile home bedroom into a recording studio. I'm building a room within a room for sound isolation. Right now, I'm down to s...
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CAD Cost

04/30/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
I'm pricing out a machine I want to build. I'm pretty sure I'll be doing it in the next 9 months. I'm looking to enclose it in a box of sheet metal ab...
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The Science and Engineering States

04/30/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Bayes
I created a dashboard using 2010 census data showing the states that have the most Science and Engineering jobs per capita. Just in case you don't kno...
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Should Voters in PA Ban Fracking?

04/25/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
https://www.yahoo.com/news/pennsylvania-voters-torn-over-calls-fracking-ban-114756226.html?nhp=1
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Is Cursive Going The Way Of The VCR?

04/27/2016
posted in Education
by Fredski
is it doomed as a skill all children learn in school?
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Best Wine for Hiding in a Wall

04/26/2016
posted in General Discussion
by bhankiii
So, this isn't really an engineering question, unless maybe you're a chemical engineer, but I'm in the process of remodeling our master bath, and I'm...
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Why Are Some of Us Not Threated by the Web's Location Feature?

04/26/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Out of Box Experience
This might be more of a psychology question, but I'm curious to define the difference between those people who welcome the location feature on google...
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Accident Impact on Interior of Vehicle

04/29/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Dlutskas
Can someone help me figure out the impact on the interior of a vehicle after a crash. Out tow tuck was parked on the inside lane of the freeway attem...
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What Are They Called?

04/28/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Phys
Okay I Googled this and was disappointed by the answer. To start this, the engineering staff here was looking at a dial caliper and talking about the...
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Testbed Demos Time Sensitive Wireless Networks

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04/28/2016 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
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Unmanned SpaceX Mission to Mars by 2018

04/28/2016 posted in Derivations
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In Pursuit of a PE

04/28/2016 posted in Engineering...Beyond the Classroom
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04/27/2016 posted in Defense & Security Technology
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