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Micom P143 Check synch feature

09/17/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by newtesting engineer
Hi everybody, We are using P143 for synchronisation of our 30 MW generator with existing bus. This is the first time we are using P143 at generator l...
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Space Contracts

09/17/2014
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/nasa-picks-boeing-space-x-to-take-us-astronauts-into-space-2014-09-16?siteid=rss
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Optical Illusion or Not

09/17/2014
posted in General Discussion
by netmaker
Line A. is supposed to be 5'. Line B is supposed to be 5. 'Line C. is 12'. Customer says that A and B are both 5' and this picture is just an opt...
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Finding TDC on a SBC...But Think Out of the Box!

09/17/2014
posted in General Discussion
by SSCpal
I have a SBC in my hot rod. A Potvin blower attaches to the front of the motor and therefore there is no damper or timing marks. I know I can pull a h...
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442 Million Miles Later

09/17/2014
posted in General Discussion
by Fredski
asa.gov/mission_pages/maven/main/ Mars we're back
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Hot Bar Bonding Machine

09/17/2014
posted in General Discussion
by Jane11
Has anyone tried to make a DIY device that works like a hotbar bonding machine?I need only from time to time to change FPC( flexible printed circuits)...
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Faulty Alternator

09/17/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by rajrao
Dear All Alternator installed at Waukesha Gas Engine for two (02 No;s) batteries 200 A each for supply of 24 V to panel. Batteries water make up has...
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30v DC Input to Remotely Variable DC Output 5v to 30v

09/17/2014
posted in General Discussion
by duikerbok
I'm looking to purchase or build a unit to provide a variable output probably using a pot. for controlling this output. I can't have switched mode un...
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Chevvy Aveo Break Switch Problem

09/17/2014
posted in General Discussion
by T.banner8
My chevvy aveo wont go oht of park unless i hit an anti lock button and then it works. The break lights are also off. I had my friend fix it befor by...
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Electrical Switch Gears & Assembly

09/17/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by Kn_murali2001
I had a problem in one of our site, the problem is we had loaded the 4000A ACB up to 2200A through sandwith Busduct after 1hour run we had noticed the...
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How To Design Auto-Changeover Mechanism/System

09/17/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by STVJM
I have two nos of 48VDC rectifier (with battery) systems, these rectifiers are to become source of 48VDC to my communication system equipment. I wante...
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CDF Of An Induction Motor

09/17/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by Anonymous Poster
Hi, What is the CDF (Cyclic Duration Factor) of an induction motor? If the required capacity is 5 kW - what is the capacity in kW after taking into c...
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Could The Postie Get A New Form Of Transport Soon?

09/17/2014
posted in Transportation
by PWSlack
http://home.bt.com/techgadgets/technews/the-postie-gets-a-new-form-of-transport-11363932797417
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Snapper Which Holds Socks Together

09/13/2014
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by Heidi
How does one go about snapping a pair of socks together so that the pair survives a turbulent wash in a washing machine? Does one test the inward forc...
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Is Spray Foam Insulation as Safe as Advertised?

09/14/2014
posted in Chemical & Material Science
by kevinm
Should those of us who have sprayed foam insulation be worried? I watched and episode of Market Place on TV and they sure raised a few problems. I had...
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Is DownWard Air Flow Necessary For Lift?

09/12/2014
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by az native
Dear gurus- This question is for physicists and aerodynamic experts.Several times I introduced here myself, and emphasized that I have no formal high...
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Last comment 09/16/2014 by Hooker
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Computer Simulation vs Facts

09/14/2014
posted in Civil Engineering
by geraldpaxton
Last night I watched a documentary on Netflix '911:in plane site' and I have questions...How could 2 civil engineering firms do and publish computer s...
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Motor Question

09/13/2014
posted in Electrical Engineering
by mahi7
I have a motor the rated voltage of that motor is 120 but in my home there is 220v supply I want to run that motor in my home but how I don't have tra...
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Adhesive For Slippery Surface

09/16/2014
posted in Chemical & Material Science
by Doorman
What is the stuff on the back (non-reflective face) of an inexpensive piece of mirror glass? At a yardsale, we find a sculpture that is a number of...
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    D.O.D.G.E. – Detroit’s Old Diehards Go Everywhere

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    Train, Retain, and Motivate: A Guide to Finding and Keeping Maintenance Talent

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    Energy Storage Solution in the Bag?

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