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Calculation for Standard B16.5 Nozzle Flange

05/25/2016
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by Anonymous Poster
Dear all, Understand that for standard B16.5 Nozzle flanges, no design calculations needs to be checked. Design calculations shall only be carried ou...
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Last comment 05/26/2016 by Tornado
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parking just got more effecient

05/25/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
for the interesting people of Hollywoodhttp://ktla.com/2016/05/24/one-of-the-first-fully-automated-parking-structures-in-the-us-set-to-open-in-west-ho...
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robots continue assault on low skilled workers

05/25/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
http://www.digitaltrends.com/business/foxconn-robot-workers-60000-employees/?intcmp=hplnws#:GRRT7RS1dIJKLA they can flip burgers too
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by lyn
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Really Slowing Down Lightning

05/25/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
its cool https://youtu.be/QUIpltFo_fg
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by Rixter
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Is The Universe Mostly Black Holes? New Dark Matter Theory

05/25/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Bayes
Pretty cool article: The nature of dark matter remains one of the most important unresolved issues in astrophysics. Scientists currently favor theore...
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by merlin-100
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Flame Detector Orientation Check

05/25/2016
posted in Instrumentation
by garuda777
Hi Gents, I would like to check the orientation for the installed flame detectors. The mapping documents saying that the orientation for the particul...
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by Rixter
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Can VAN DE GRAAFFF Be Used to Charge Batteries?

05/25/2016
posted in Electrical Engineering
by xyz
1. Can VAN DE GRAAFFF generator be used to charge lead acid batteries? 2. Using Van De Graaff generator one can develop large ELECTROSTATIC voltages,...
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by lyn
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Old Movies Vs Newer On Youtube

05/24/2016
posted in General Discussion
by wrenchtwirler
When watching movies on Youtube I've noticed that movies from the 30s are generally in much better condition and much more watchable than movies from...
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by Tornado
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If You Look at Old Solid Axle Racers, You'll See Positive Camber

05/24/2016
posted in Transportation
by Michael Rogers
If one looks at pictures of very old solid axle race cars Why would they with a with a great hunk of iron at front need it's front handling degraded b...
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Last comment 05/24/2016 by NeilA
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I Demand You Replace Me!

05/24/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
that $15 extortion demand has consequences. http://newsexaminer.net/food/mcdonalds-to-open-restaurant-run-by-robots/ new robots working in harmony...
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by SolarEagle
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Minor Losses Laminar Flow

05/24/2016
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by ChemistUSX
Hi all, I have the next doubt Is it still valid for laminar flow calculate the head minor losses, hs, like hs = ∑(k*v^2/2g) If it is that wa...
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by MJCronin
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Space Shuttle Tile Material

05/24/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Bayes
This is pretty amazing....really shows how incredibly dissipative the Space Shuttle Thermal Tile material was. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCbm6v...
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by Rixter
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Cold Sores

05/24/2016
posted in BioMech & BioMed
by Codemaster
When I was a kid in 1950s rural UK, a cold sore was known locally as a pig's foot. They were quite impressive (and ugly), often as big as the end of a...
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by James Stewart
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What is this Wiring Harness Connection Called

05/19/2016
posted in General Discussion
by phoenix911
Ok, First a little background. I'm just finishing putting in a new carpet set on my 86' Porsche 911 Targa Carrera. When I was connecting up all the...
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by dkwarner
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Clock That Runs "Backwards"

05/23/2016
posted in General Discussion
by lyn
OK, I got my backwards running clock over the weekend. Two things puzzle me now. One of the boys noted that it ran "counterclockwise". 1. The cl...
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Timelines - Good Idea or Not?

05/20/2016
posted in General Discussion
by NotUrOrdinaryJoe
They have been around for a long time. They are useful for things that are done repeatedly or at least systematically. Why is it that in engineering...
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by Casper71
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Reversible Color Change

05/20/2016
posted in Chemical & Material Science
by HiTekRedNek
Does anyone know of a substance that will change color by application of a certain frequency of light,then revert back to the original color when anot...
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Last comment 05/24/2016 by James Stewart
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Image Processing

05/21/2016
posted in Instrumentation
by harjeetsinghengg
Hi, I got a query, we have 300 types of screws all of them are different in length or size, now we have team which face difficulty in identifying the...
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Last comment 05/22/2016 by tcmtech
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Tiny Robot Replaces Technicians for Inspecting Power Cables

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Electrical technicians wearing protective clothing and employing cumbersome safety procedures have performed required routine inspections along power...
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Test Flight of the Phantom 3 Drone

05/25/2016 posted in Editor's Desk
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Just in time for summer, here's our flight engineer's take on the Phantom 3 drone. The drone has some operational issues and a crash from 200 feet mig...
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EPA Proposes Further Increases in Ethanol Amounts, Wider E15 Distribution

05/25/2016 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Preliminary figures released by the Environmental Protection Agency earlier this week call for adding 300 million more gallons of ethanol to the n...
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Kill All Mosquitos?

05/25/2016 posted in Animal Science
by HUSH
True story: last February I was scheduled to attend a destination wedding in Jamaica. Except a week before we left, the bride-to-be announced she wo...
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Appalachian Basin Producing More Gas than Ever

05/25/2016 posted in Oil & Gas Technology
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Low-cost Appalachian shale gas production has enabled the oldest U.S. natural gas producing area to re-establish itself as a supply juggernaut. Signi...
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Melding IoT with DIY

05/24/2016 posted in Sensors & Switches
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Researchers at MIT's Media Lab mashed together the concepts of ubiquitous sensing, flexible printed electronics, and sensor networks, embedding them...
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10 Unusual 1950s-1970s GM Accessories

05/24/2016 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
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In 1958, Pontiac's optional "Sportable" transistor AM radio could be slid out from the dash to be taken anywhere. It operated on its own batterie...
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Flexible Silicon Transistors Set New Speed Record

05/24/2016 posted in Electronic Product Design
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Using low-temperature processes to pattern circuitry on single-crystalline silicon placed on a flexible polyethylene terephthalate (PET) substrate...
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Last comment 05/24/2016 by Brave Sir Robin
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And You Thought Bootleggers All Drove Fords…

05/23/2016 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
With prohibition, breweries like Anheuser-Busch had to figure out how to turn their beer-making facilities into factories for non-alcoholic produc...
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What Makes Your Smartphone Smart?

05/23/2016 posted in Electronic Components
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Typically, a smartphone consists of components like microprocessors, system-on-a-chip (SoC) IC, cameras, sensors, display, operating system (OS),...
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Mushrooms a Magic Building Insulation Alternative

05/22/2016 posted in Building & Design Blog
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Styrofoam has been one of the most trusted building insulation materials since the late 1940s. The blue foamed, extruded polystyrene product posse...
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Last comment 05/23/2016 by Brave Sir Robin
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Inflatable Habitats to Expand Space Research

05/21/2016 posted in Aerospace Blog
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Recently, SpaceX delivered an inflatable modular habitat to the International Space Station (video). Developed by Bigelow Aerospace, the BEAM - for Bi...
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Grow Plants in Rocks! Innovative Horticultural Substrates

05/20/2016 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by BestInShow
When I was researching my previous post, on living walls, , I discovered that an inorganic substance, stone wool, is used as a growing substrate for...
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Sensing Water Leaks by Their Sound

05/20/2016 posted in Acoustics & Audio Technology
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In a world suffering water shortages that promise only to get worse, simply detecting and correcting leaks in existing infrastructure can improve...
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Caption This for 5/20/16

05/19/2016 posted in Caption This!
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This week's image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to PeterT for submitting this image.
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Gallery – 2016 Hemmings Motor News Cruise-Ins Begin

05/19/2016 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
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