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Sailboat Diaries: Keel Conundrums

05/31/2017 by HUSH
Sailboats utilize an underwater wing to prevent side slipping (literally being blown sideways) when sailing on a beam reach (perpendicular to the wind...
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Last comment 06/01/2017 by ozzb
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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Mo’s Junkyard Curse

06/21/2017 by dstrohl
[Editor’s Note: Jim Van Orden, Richardson, Texas, who brought us the story of Arlington FryBarger’s Pan-American Highway trip a couple mon...
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When You Sell Your Goat and Your New Charger is a Lemon

06/20/2017 by dstrohl
In the August 2017 issue of Hemmings Muscle Machines, 1966 Pontiac GTO owner Jim Zievel discusses the events that led to him trading his GTO convertib...
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Maritime Technology

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The Sailboat Diaries: Ahoy!

10/12/2016 by HUSH
Welcome to the first blog post in what will be a long series of blog posts, entitled The Sailboat Diaries. The title is a bit romantic, but so is this...
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Last comment 10/15/2016 by Brave Sir Robin
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Automotive Technology

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The Role of Ultracapacitors in Automotive Technologies

05/26/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Ultracapacitors have been integrated into conventional, electric, and hybrid-electric vehicles to help alleviate stress and extend the life of their b...
Views: 168, Comments: 6
Last comment 06/01/2017 by energyconversion

U.S. Infrastructure Gets a D+ from ASCE

05/23/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The American Society of Civil Engineers assigned a grade of "D+" to the quality of U.S. roads, bridges, and other infrastructure, the same grade as in...
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MotorBeat

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Google Unveils Updated Version of Android Auto Developed Together with Qualcomm

07/20/2016 by Jordan Perch
Cars are the latest arena that gives tech giants Google and Apple the opportunity to compete against each other, presenting yet another front where th...
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China's LeEco Challenges Tesla with Semi-Autonomous Electric Concept Sedan

07/01/2016 by Jordan Perch
Electric-car maker Tesla Motors continues to get new challengers with each passing day. The latest Tesla fighter comes from China, courtesy of a compa...
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California Drivers Are Saying Goodbye to Botts' Dots

05/26/2017 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Hannes
Many drivers in California are mourning their state transportation department's (Caltrans) decision to phase out Botts’ dots on the state's road...
Views: 490, Comments: 14
Last comment 06/01/2017 by MR. Guest

Japan May Change Signage Ahead of 2020 Olympics

02/05/2016 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Hannes
Roads and maps have interested me for some time now. There's something about driving a route that was traveled by countless predecessors for hundred...
Views: 555, Comments: 6
Last comment 02/09/2016 by Doorman

Rubber Truck Bumpers for Impact Resistance

10/07/2015 posted in Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog
by Doug Sharpe
- Rubber truck bumpers help keep trucks and trailers on the road instead of in the shop. Learn how these impact-resistant bumpers meet ASTM standar...
Views: 632, Comments: 13
Last comment 10/13/2015 by adreasler

It All Started with Johnnie: Random Facts About Tyres

06/24/2015 posted in Building & Design Blog
by Cygnet
The earliest tyres were bands of leather, then iron, (later steel), placed on wooden wheels, used on carts and wagons. Historically, the spelling wa...
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Last comment 07/03/2015 by Cygnet

Lightweighting Vehicles Using Aerospace Techniques

08/25/2014 posted in IHS ESDU Blog
by SavvyExacta
Metals producers are gearing up for increased sales based on Ford's decision to make an aluminum F-150 this year. (Read more.) Automakers are eager t...
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