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Embeded Building Sensors?

04/25/2015 by 1capybara
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Why Not Solar Energy Cutting?

04/11/2015 by az native
Dear friends and gurus- some of you were smart enough to understand that my question about the "thinnest kerf" was related to my former question...
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Last comment 04/13/2015 by James Stewart

Water Pressure on Walls of Tank

04/10/2015 by Anonymous Poster
Hi , can any one tell me how to calculate pressure(Force) of water acting on side and bottom walls of a tank.I planned to build a plastic tank by app...
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Last comment 04/15/2015 by PWSlack

Odor Control in Shore Tanks

03/31/2015 by Anonymous Poster
We have the following issue in a camp where employees are living. Shore tanks are storing produced water at industrial area (oil field), also there i...
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Last comment 04/05/2015 by old salt

Irrigation Engineering

03/31/2015 by Zaeed Bin Arafat
1.Discuss the various structural & non-structural measures for flood management? 2.Describe the soil moisture depletion method to determine consu...
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Last comment 04/01/2015 by phph001
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8 Civil Engineering Creations Worth Studying

04/23/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
Modern civilization is built upon civil engineering. Buildings and bridges are part of the study, but roads, subways, airports and all of these even...
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Last comment 04/25/2015 by Wal

America's Biggest Mall to be Made in Miami

04/21/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The company that owns and operates the biggest shopping mall in America, Minnesota's Mall of America, is planning to construct a brand new mall that...
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Beijing to Build World's Biggest Airport Terminal

03/24/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
It's no wonder Beijing's Capital Airport is maxed out. The home to China's rapidly expanding economic development is fast becoming Asia's busiest...
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Construction Tools & Equipment

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Mosque Moved in Heavy Lift

04/19/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
When the Saudi Arabian National Guard located in Jeddah made plans to expand five hospitals, they had a 2,400 ton problem standing in their way. That...
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Last comment 04/20/2015 by Wal

Super Size Your Site Dumper

03/20/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The earth is moving more efficiently than ever with the introduction of a new line of site dumpers from one of the most trusted names in global const...
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Last comment 03/21/2015 by Wal

"Hungary" for More Heft

02/17/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Hungary is about to become home to one of the world's largest and most powerful all terrain cranes. Armed with a 56 m main boom and what's being calle...
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GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog

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Top HVAC Trends for 2015

04/08/2015 by larhere
Attendees were surveyed at the recent AHR Expo in Chicago about Trends most impacting the HVAC Industry. Not too surprising the list was topped by...
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3D Print Technology Intrigues and Amazes at HVAC Show

04/01/2015 by larhere
Many of us know 3D printing technology is an innovative and highly versatile technology with many useful and interesting applications already in pra...
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Last comment 04/04/2015 by Del the cat

The Future of Green Collar HVAC Work

03/18/2015 by larhere
Greening" is occurring throughout every industry, and the HVAC industry is one that is particularly primed for growth. Green collar jobs are becoming...
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Virtual Audits Take Off

03/25/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Commercial buildings spend more than $100 billion on utility bills each year in the U.S. alone, and anywhere from 30% to 50% of that energy use is...
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HVAC Movie Stars

09/28/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Bruce Willis crawling through air ducts in Die Hard. Nerve gas getting released into the HVAC system in 24. Scores of movies where ducts are used fo...
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Last comment 09/29/2014 by Hilton

Where are the Techs?

08/28/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Business is booming in the HVAC industry as efficient new designs, wireless thermostat installations, upgrades to attain LEED certification, and o...
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Last comment 08/30/2014 by markar
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

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Sensing the Future of Smart Buildings and Transportation

02/10/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
An article at makes the point that deploying sensor-enabled IoT nodes to monitor infrastructure elements such as bridges a...
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Transition from Manager Mode to Leadership Level

01/18/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Your job title may say manager, but are you also a leader? It's a loaded question, especially if you believe you are a leader but feedback from em...
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Last comment 01/19/2015 by facilitiesmgr

BYOD Enhances Performance But Requires Data Protection

11/17/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
It's more than a catchy acronym - bring your own device (BYOD) represents a growing movement in industrial facilities that allows employees to gat...
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How Would You Fix It? Garage Foundation

08/27/2014 posted in Workbench Creations
by SavvyExacta
The photos below are of a pre-1900 building that was most recently used as a garage. As you can see, there is a problem with the foundation. A plan f...
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Caption This for 06/14/13

06/13/2013 posted in Caption This!
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This week's image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to Usbport for submitting this image.
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November 13, 1927 – The Holland Tunnel Opens

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On this day in engineering history, the first of 51,694 vehicles drove through the Holland Tunnel, a dual-tube structure that passes beneath the H...
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DIY Grape Arbor (Part 1)

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Well, it has been a busy summer. I built this grape arbor for my parents' 50th wedding anniversary. Then I had arthroscopic surgery on my knee last...
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Prepare for the Juan De Fuca Disaster

03/27/2008 posted in Rockaholic Adventures
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The Juan De Fuca Plate is the modern-day cause of volcanic activity, earthquakes and tsunamis in the northwest quadrant of the continental United S...
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Houston, We Have a Problem: Our City is Sinking!

03/20/2008 posted in Rockaholic Adventures
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Poor land development choices and fresh water problems plague Houston, Texas. The coastal metropolis, located near the Gulf of Mexico, is like New...
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