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Sheetmetalmike

04/24/2014
posted in General Discussion
by RICHARDMICHAEL
Hi This is Sheet Metal Mike, I have an electrical mystery.I have recently done some remodeling at my home.This required some electrical work.I had re...
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Housing Plan Help

04/24/2014
posted in Civil Engineering
by electricalexpert65
Hi! I have recently bought a 27' x 56' housing plot and I would like to construct a decent house within this plot. I prefer gardening space all around...
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designing a simple periscope

04/24/2014
posted in Instrumentation
by Subhasankar
I want to build a periscope of 10ft tube length which will be installed in a science park. But we have seen that during rainy season, due to moisture,...
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Norton/Symantec Phishing scam???

04/24/2014
posted in General Discussion
by Randall
How incredibly stupid is this:- It is an E-Mail from Norton about the heartbleed virus: which looks just like a phishing scam. I'm pretty sure it...
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Online concentration measurement of slurry in pharmaceutical industry

04/24/2014
posted in Instrumentation
by sathish-47
Is it possible to find the concentration of slurry in online %.
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Online concentration measurement of slurry in pharmaceutical industries

04/24/2014
posted in Instrumentation
by sathish-47
How to measure the concentration of slurry in %? Concentration measurement: Must be online.
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Panel Board Selection:

04/24/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by smi_1989
Dear all, We have to build a fabrication shop on site. The suppy would be from a generator 500KW, 0.8 pf, 60 hz, 230/400V. The load are 100 KW plasm...
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Anybody seen THIS type of Eye Bolt

04/24/2014
posted in General Discussion
by netmaker
Does this critter exist? If so, where do I find it??? 3/8" or so dia. shaft, threaded one side, 1-2" dia. Eye, 4-6" closed length ??? It would be u...
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Climate Change

04/23/2014
posted in General Discussion
by europium mkII
No subject considered off-topic (even ones marked OT) (somebody wake IdeaSmith )
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Pumping leaves out of pond

04/23/2014
posted in General Discussion
by htesto
Want to pump decayed leaves out of pond. Might 1 HP dirty water pump (from Harbor Freight) be likely candidate? Garbage pumps are too pricey.
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ANZAC Day

04/23/2014
posted in General Discussion
by europium mkII
On April 25th Australians and New Zealanders all over the world celebrate ANZAC Day. This is a very special day on the calendar of both nations. ANZA...
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Last comment 04/24/2014 by Faruk
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Need Opinion on Choosing an Engineering Field

04/23/2014
posted in General Discussion
by callum49
I go to Queens university and have completed first year which is general here. I must choose a discipline. I know I love physics and am thinking of ch...
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Last comment 04/24/2014 by CaptnPea
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1995 Subaru SVX Fuse-Blowing Mystery

04/23/2014
posted in Transportation
by AverageJoe
OK, so I've got my daughter's SVX-LS stuck in the shop after it left her stranded on the road some months ago. Just died with no warning. Cranks but n...
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Window Cut in a Crude Oil Pipe Line

04/18/2014
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by Selles
Has anyone any idea on the best way to cut a 1 sq. ft window in a 1 inch thick steel pipe line?
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Last comment 04/23/2014 by lyn
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Rich Engineers?

04/19/2014
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
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Email Virus

04/20/2014
posted in Software & Programming
by JWthetech
I've been hit by a new virus. Opened an email from a friend. It even had a subject. However, when I opened the attachment nothing seemed to happen. We...
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Last comment 04/24/2014 by Andy Germany
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Gravity

04/20/2014
posted in General Discussion
by HiTekRedNek
A mental scenario I have been toying with goes like this: It is a well understood that matter and energy cause a warp in space time.What is not unde...
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Last comment 04/24/2014 by Jorrie
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Ethanol in Gasoline

04/21/2014
posted in Transportation
by ronseto
In my area, gas stations are now selling gasoline without ethanol. That is supposed to be because of complaints by boat owners. I thought the addition...
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Last comment 04/23/2014 by old salt
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Placement of a Canard

04/18/2014
posted in General Discussion
by netmaker
Is there anything detrimental to the placement of a canard HIGHER or LOWER in this design? In the past, with larger frames of 8-12' wide x 4-6' deep,...
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