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State of the art in PLC-DCS-HMI

07/27/2016
posted in New Technologies & Research
by James Stewart
Has there been any advancement in PLC wiring durability in the last twenty years? Has Fiber optic replaced hard wiring in any known applications where...
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Last comment 07/27/2016 by SolarEagle
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Computational Tool for Shaping Auxetic Materials

07/27/2016
posted in Chemical & Material Science
by BestInShow
The big picture of a shoe caught my eye, but this article about shaping auxetic materials (from one of my alma maters) is of interest way beyond makin...
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Last comment 07/27/2016 by James Stewart
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SWAS Sampling Line To Determine Dosing

07/27/2016
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by dreamz
The discharge of CEP is being dosed with ammonia and hydrazine. To measure the amount of dosing and get the required quality of water to HRSG, sample...
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Last comment 07/27/2016 by lyn
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Turbine Rotor Scale Model...

07/26/2016
posted in General Discussion
by RAMConsult
...from a 3D printer! https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/118-scale-3d-printed-steam-turbine-rotor-donald-mcnelly-pe Some people have way too much time...
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Last comment 07/27/2016 by James Stewart
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Google on Machine Learning

07/26/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Bayes
A bit of a commitment, but a very interesting watch:
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Data Acquisition Device

07/26/2016
posted in BioMech & BioMed
by Anonymous Poster
I'm doing a project which involves measuring current/voltage difference in a solution due to microbial degradation activity. I need some suggestions o...
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4-Pin Trailer Plug Replacement

07/26/2016
posted in Transportation
by HUSH
My SO got a new (to her) SUV last week. It's a Ford Escape and is in good shape, but the 4 pin vehicle-end trailer plug is quite corroded because the...
Pathfinder Tags: automotive connector Towing trailer
Views: 234, Comments: 16
Last comment 07/27/2016 by phoenix911
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Nicotine and Niacin

07/26/2016
posted in Chemical & Material Science
by Jonathan Fuller
As an occasional (about once a month, at most) pipe smoker, I’ve been following the FDA’s new Deeming Regulations with some interest. Star...
Pathfinder Tags: deeming niacin nicotine smoking tobacco
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Last comment 07/27/2016 by CaptMoosie
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Cascade PID Control with Multiple Slaves

07/26/2016
posted in General Discussion
by bmadhu_srao
Hi All, I am trying to figure out how to develop a logic on Emerson DeltaV, where in we have master PID which reads an Input and supposed to drive 4...
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Last comment 07/27/2016 by rwilliams
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HT Motor Winding Temperature

07/26/2016
posted in Electrical Engineering
by nvrsrinivas
Dear sir,We are having a 6.6 KV, 2400 KW,992 RPM,HT amps 267 HT motor for our Vertical Raw mill.It is running at 2200 KW load.We are finding problem w...
Pathfinder Tags: HT motor winding temperature
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Last comment 07/27/2016 by smokingwheels
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3/4-NGT Thread Gauges

07/25/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Apprentice-1
Hi guys, Where could I buy 3/4-NGT thread (according to FED-STD-H28 9A) gauges in USA? Any idea? Thanks
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Last comment 07/26/2016 by James Stewart
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False Proof with Imaginary Numbers

07/24/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Bayes
I always find false proofs interesting in that they usually bring to light an aspect of mathematics I had forgotten or took for granted when I shouldn...
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Last comment 07/27/2016 by Codemaster
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Corporate Gift Idea

07/23/2016
posted in General Discussion
by Nigh
Here's a poser, the company I work for celebrates it's 25th anniversary this year (I've been there for 19 of them). We will be having a party later th...
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Last comment 07/27/2016 by phoenix911
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Chinese Lapidary Saw

07/22/2016
posted in Electrical Engineering
by Jim Saddler
I bought a lapidary saw on Amazon and kept getting a message saying the saw is 220v, will this work in America? Well, being the dummy I am I didn't r...
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Last comment 07/27/2016 by truth is not a compromise
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Thwap! The Word Association Post

07/22/2016
posted in General Discussion
by JE in Chicago
Friday
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Last comment 07/25/2016 by James Stewart
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Using an AC Rated Contactor for DC Circuits

07/20/2016
posted in Communications & Electronics
by electro-dude
I have a few questions: 1) Could we use an AC rated Contactor for DC switching? I have heard that typically the switching voltage a AC contactor can...
Views: 173, Comments: 22
Last comment 07/22/2016 by James Stewart
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Saving Sijan’s Jet

07/27/2016 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Lance Sijan lived an All-American life. Raised in 1950s Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the young Boy Scout and athlete dreamed of one day becoming an Air Force...
07/27/2016 Pathfinder Tags: classic auto corvette Stingray
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Quantum Computer Simulates Hydrogen Model

07/26/2016 posted in Derivations
by Bayes
Back in 2014 I wrote an article about Google aggressively entering Quantum Computing with the hiring of Dr. John Martinis. That article can be found h...
07/26/2016 Views: 79, Comments: 2
Last comment 07/27/2016 by Bayes
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Ford’s 4 x 4 Forever: 1972 Ford Bronco Brochure

07/26/2016 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
It was a half-century ago, 1966, when Ford took a chance on creating an International Scout- or Jeep-like on/off road “all-purpose vehicle&rdquo...
07/26/2016 Pathfinder Tags: 4wd brochure classic auto Ford
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High-precision Navigation-satellite Receiver

07/26/2016 posted in Sensors & Switches
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A maker of global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receivers debuted a compact receiver module capable of centimeter-level precision. The module wor...
07/26/2016 Views: 74, Comments: 0
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High Voltage Power for Mass Spectrometry

07/26/2016 posted in Scientific Instruments
by SavvyExacta
In mass spectrometry, high-accuracy, high-resolution sample analysis correlates closely with high-performance high voltage. High voltage not only play...
07/26/2016 Pathfinder Tags: mass spectrometry
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Last comment 07/27/2016 by energyconversion
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ICARUS Flies Again

07/25/2016 posted in Animal Science
by BestInShow
In 2017, an ambitious wildlife-tracking project will quite literally get off the ground. ICARUS (International Cooperation for Animal Research Using S...
07/25/2016 Pathfinder Tags: animal migration ICARUS initiative tracking
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Awash in Starlight - Flying Through the Shadow of the Moon

07/25/2016 posted in Derivations
by Bayes
I came across this interview with Apollo 15 Astronaut Al Worden and found it fascinating and figured I'd pass it along. Below is just an excerpt. I re...
07/25/2016 Views: 203, Comments: 2
Last comment 07/27/2016 by Usbport
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Researchers Score Next-generation Semiconductor

07/25/2016 posted in Semiconductor & MEMS Fabrication
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In searching for the next great semiconductor, researchers may have found a candidate nearer at hand than they expected. Diamond crystals dissipate he...
07/25/2016 Views: 110, Comments: 1
Last comment 07/25/2016 by phoenix911
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Lean Manufacturing Must Remain Flexible

07/24/2016 posted in Quality Control
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Demand for electronic products — from car infotainment systems to the smartphones that have become a lifeline to the world — has exploded,...
07/24/2016 Views: 54, Comments: 2
Last comment 07/26/2016 by Mikerho
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Excavators Offer Intelligent Machine Control

07/23/2016 posted in Construction Tools & Equipment
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The first machines in their size and class to utilize Intelligent Machine Control (IMC), Komatsu's new 36-ton tracked excavators eliminate the trial-a...
07/23/2016 Views: 46, Comments: 0
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Closed Cell Sponge Rubber Gaskets

07/22/2016 posted in Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog
by Doug Sharpe
Closed cell sponge rubber gaskets prevent the flow of liquids and gases to and from the environment. They contain nitrogen-filled cells and provide re...
07/22/2016 Pathfinder Tags: closed cell gaskets closed cell rubber closed cell sponge rubber gaskets
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Tallest Timber High-rise in Nordic Country

07/22/2016 posted in Building & Design Blog
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Skellefteå, Sweden is located just south of the Arctic Circle, making it a much sought-out tourist destination. It is soon to be home to a new h...
07/22/2016 Views: 76, Comments: 0
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Caption This for 7/22/16

07/21/2016 posted in Caption This!
by LakeGrl
This week's image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption!
07/21/2016 Pathfinder Tags: animals engineering images engineers life funny images
Views: 259, Comments: 24
Last comment 07/27/2016 by MR. Guest
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A Different Kind of Inline

07/21/2016 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
“Apple,” as the car was nicknamed by the previous owner, wears a 1960-’61 front fender because of accident damage decades ago. Owner...
07/21/2016 Pathfinder Tags: classic auto Ford modification
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Innovations That Led to Navigational Certainty

07/21/2016 posted in Aerospace Blog
by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The flying public owes a debt to Lawrence Sperry. He was an early aviator who invented the autopilot, which allowed "hands-off" flying while maintaini...
07/21/2016 Views: 96, Comments: 7
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