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Emergency Braking System for Trains

09/20/2017 by ronseto
Back in the steam engine days, steam locomotives would pick up water on the run by a scoop that swung down from under the tender and scooped up water...
Views: 761, Comments: 57
Last comment 09/22/2017 by tcmtech
 

Electric Transportation

09/15/2017 by ronseto
There have been many proposals for vehicles using different power systems. Gasoline, diesel, steam, electric, even nuclear, but it appears that electr...
Views: 945, Comments: 85
Last comment 09/21/2017 by James Stewart
 

How Far Away Are Autonomous Ships?

09/05/2017 by PWSlack
http://www.theage.com.au/technology/innovation/autonomous-ghost-ships-are-coming-to-revolutionise-freight-20170904-gyatcs.html
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Last comment 09/08/2017 by rashavarek
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Hemmings Motor News Blog

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“Too many good parts,” So He Sliced and Diced and Spliced Back Together His Cutlass into a Mini-4-4-2

09/26/2017 by dstrohl
Storage, Mark Memmel said, wasn’t kind to his Oldsmobile Cutlass. Rust ate up about half of the car while it sat, so he ultimately decided to re...
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Moal Coachbuilders – the Family’s Fourth Generation Builds Cars for a Special Clientele

09/25/2017 by dstrohl
[Editor’s note: The cars of Moal Coachworks will be featured cars at this year’s Ironstone Concours d’Elegance, to be held on Saturd...
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Maritime Technology

4 blog entries, 39 comments (0 Viewing)

Could Driverless Boats Boost the Shipping Industry?

08/10/2017 by Hannes
Some critics believe the world shipping industry is struggling. According to the International Maritime Organization, over 90% of the world’s tr...
Views: 393, Comments: 14
Last comment 08/20/2017 by tcmtech

The Sailboat Diaries: Building a Bilge

07/20/2017 by HUSH
For what it’s worth, I’m several projects ahead of my blog updates. I just haven’t had as much time to blog lately as I would like....
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Last comment 07/25/2017 by James Stewart
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Automotive Technology

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NYC Orders Solar Powered EV Charging Stations

06/28/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Envision Solar International says it received a $2.14 million order from New York City for 32 of its EV ARC portable vehicle charging stations. The ch...
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Automotive Use Drives Li-ion Demand Growth, Report Says

06/22/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The market for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries was 87 GWh in 2016, a tenfold increase from a decade earlier. Automotive uses absorbed almost 50% of tha...
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Last comment 06/24/2017 by Rixter
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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: 587, 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...
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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...
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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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Lightweighting Vehicles Using Aerospace Techniques

08/25/2014 posted in IHS ESDU Blog
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