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2nd Shift Engineering Positions

09/02/2015
posted in Engineering Careers
by ejon1801
Hello everyone: I am about to graduate with a EE Master's degree. I have not worked as a engineer yet. Basically went from bachelors to a master's pr...
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Blowing Light Bulbs- <>20 per Month (Why?)

09/02/2015
posted in Electrical Engineering
by happlebeak
I have an electricity problem at my house. I've never lost an appliance BUT - I lose at least 15 bulbs per month throughout the entire house (two sto...
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Last comment 09/02/2015 by Anonymous Hero
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Need Detail on European Plug Configurations for Small Appliances

09/02/2015
posted in Electrical Engineering
by North of 60
Guys... I need to understand the wiring of standard European small applicance receptacles. The voltage is 250V at 50Hz, correct? How many pins in a...
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Tesla Model X

09/02/2015
posted in Transportation
by Fredski
Tesla has begun to take orders on this odd looking SUV and just like the model S it can be ordered with "Ludicrous mode". they expect to begin shipp...
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What Ice??

09/02/2015
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
Our fearless leader is pushing for the rapid construction of an arctic ICEBREAKER for another billion dollars. http://www.popularmechanics.com/techno...
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Last comment 09/02/2015 by Anonymous Hero
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Radiation Survey Monitors

09/02/2015
posted in Instrumentation
by Hari Gopal sharma
If a Radiation Survey meter is callibrated with a low activity (Gamma Source ), can it be extrapolated to measure higher Dose Rate also or does it nec...
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Last comment 09/02/2015 by texasron
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Early Morning Launches are Great

09/02/2015
posted in General Discussion
by BruceFlorida
Great views when Cape Canaveral is dark but sunrise hits a launching rocket. This is one of the unusual launches that are both beautiful and education...
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Why Did This Cable Burn?

09/02/2015
posted in Electrical Engineering
by cckla
We have an imbalance 3 phase supply to a kitchen using 25sq.mm PVC cable which were burnt on yellow phase cable last Sunday. From our site measurement...
Pathfinder Tags: 3 phase ampere current imbalance overload ...
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Sudden Voltage Drop on Profibus PA

09/02/2015
posted in Instrumentation
by hey_enol
Hi guys, im facing a problem regarding the performance of inventory system noticed a frequent sudden drop signal to zero intermittently happens on L...
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90 Ford Ranger 2.9L

09/01/2015
posted in Transportation
by whitemfox
Truck wont start unless I run a jumper wire from the positive side of battery to the red wire on the fuel injector harness. Relays all have power and...
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Last comment 09/02/2015 by Codemaster
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Does Company Management Software Exist?

09/01/2015
posted in Software & Programming
by Out of Box Experience
I'm wondering if software exists that combines all or most of the data bases and forms used in day to day management of a manufacturing company. A pro...
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Last comment 09/02/2015 by Kevin LaPaire
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Elon has 'em Working for Free, Sorta

09/01/2015
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
its amazing how much work some people will do for a few stock options in a company with zero revenue or customers http://cleantechnica.com/2015/08/31/...
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Last comment 09/02/2015 by adreasler
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Reactance of Inductive Circuit

09/01/2015
posted in Electrical Engineering
by tonyhemet
Hi, This question is how to reverse a formula to determine a value, if the value of a coil in henries is unknown, and what is the representation of th...
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Panic Button

08/27/2015
posted in General Discussion
by pnaban
Is there any device available to carry like mobile phone in which when you press a panic button your name,ID,telephone number,GPS location,time,finger...
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Last comment 09/02/2015 by Hilton
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Geo-Engineering Slow the Flow in the Drake passage, Melt Antarctica!

08/29/2015
posted in General Discussion
by gaiatechnician
The world is all messed up and the effects of global warming are everywhere except (for the most part) Antarctica. The combination of the circumpolar...
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Last comment 09/02/2015 by SHOCKHISCAN
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How to Calculate No of Sparks Produced in a SI Engine?

08/27/2015
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by sparshaaa
How to calculate no of sparks produced in a SI engine if the Engine is running at 4000 RPM?
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2001 Ford F 150 Dash Smoke

08/30/2015
posted in Transportation
by lyn
It's 110°F yesterday. Truck parked outside in the sun. Wife comes running in to tell me it's ON FIRE. I start a list of things I'll have to remove a...
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Last comment 09/01/2015 by bob c
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Stiffening Aluminum Tubing

09/01/2015
posted in General Discussion
by txmedic3338
Dear CR4 community, For a (fun?!) round of discussion, please refer to our four example illustrations for "stiffening" 6061-T6 aluminum tube. This tu...
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Last comment 09/02/2015 by LOCKDUKE
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Full Coupling

08/29/2015
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by CORAL
Hello, I found that a small size of piping (less than 2") are connected using a full coupling sw between pipe with plain ends. I don't think that it...
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Drone Defense

09/02/2015 posted in Aerospace Blog
by HUSH
Last weekend I had my first experience of having a drone 'spy' on me. My friends and I were having an evening campfire in woods near my home, when--...
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Watch Out for Moose: Loring Land-Speed Trials Bring Triple-Digit Speeds to Maine

09/02/2015 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Ever wonder just how fast that sweet Mopar in your garage can go? Want to see if your brand-new Charger is all it's cracked up to be? Don't risk...
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Flexy Wires Stretch to 14x Their Length

09/01/2015 posted in Wire and Cable Technology Blog
by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Wires that stretch to over 14x their length can increase their conductivity to over 200x when pulled to their limit. Researchers at the University o...
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Rubber Sheets for Flooring, Sealing, EMI Shielding, and Insulation

09/01/2015 posted in Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog
by Doug Sharpe
- Rubber sheets aren't only used for flooring. They're also used for environmental sealing, EMI shielding, and sandwich-style insulation against he...
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It's Not One Thing

09/01/2015 posted in Speaking of Precision
by Milo
5 Lessons I learned about our machining business. Last month I was privileged to attend Horn Technology Days. Here are some 5 6 lessons learned. Le...
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Demolition of Carter Carburetor Factory in St. Louis Begins

09/01/2015 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
For decades, Carter remained a cornerstone of the carburetor industry, supplying many of the major carmakers, but then the adoption of electron...
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Disaster in Kansas City: Lessons Learned from an Engineering Failure

09/01/2015 posted in Editor's Desk
by wagman262
Engineering360 Contributing Editor Robynn Andracsek, P.E., revisits the hard lessons learned in the wake of the Kansas City hotel skywalk failure, a d...
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Last comment 09/02/2015 by SavvyExacta
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Mars Farms: Newsletter Challenge (September 2015)

09/01/2015 posted in Challenge Questions
This month's Challenge Question: Specs & Techs from IHS Engineering360: A group of settlers are debating possible locations for a Mars colony. A...
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One Woman’s Solo Journey Around the World in a 1930 Hudson

08/31/2015 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
While most 77-year old women are relaxing at home and ordering jewelry from QVC, Heidi Hetzer is circumnavigating the entire world in her 1930...
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Last comment 09/01/2015 by Kilowatt0
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Quantum Dots Transform LED Technology

08/31/2015 posted in Electronic Product Design
by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
To transform LEDs into a hyper-efficient technology, researchers at the University of Toronto have combined perovskite and quantum dots into a hybrid...
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Multi-core MCUs Need Better Alternatives

08/30/2015 posted in Electronic Components
by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Although, multi-core MCUs have adequately served many high performance embedded applications, they are finding it difficult to keep up with new deman...
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Projection Mapping in the Fast Lane

08/29/2015 posted in Display Technologies
by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
To draw attention to its latest 4K projector at InfoComm 2015, one manufacturer created a projection mapping display to illuminate an ultra-high-end...
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Machining for Hobbyists: Getting Started

08/28/2015 posted in Speaking of Precision
by Milo
Surprisingly complete and easy to understand book that can be used to supplement training on the job for beginners, and a nice reference for those...
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Russia Ramps Up Baltic Air Incursions

08/28/2015 posted in Defense & Security Technology
by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Last month saw a record number of intercepts by NATO fighters of Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea. Large formations totaling 22 aircraft...
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Last comment 09/01/2015 by Unredundant
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Caption This for 08/28/15

08/27/2015 posted in Caption This!
by LakeGrl
This weeks image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to Nigh for submitting this image.
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Knowledge Management: Using Social Media to Drive the Learning Organization

08/27/2015 posted in Editor's Desk
by wagman262
I hope you can take 60 minutes to take part in this upcoming Engineering360 webinar on knowledge management and social media tools. Should be very inf...
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