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Build the "Wall"? part 2

08/29/2016 by Massey
I was sorry to see the previous discussion started by Tom_Consulting shut down because it got to be a political discussion. But in answer to the ori...
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Last comment 08/29/2016 by Tom_Consulting

Build the "Wall"?

08/28/2016 by Tom_Consulting
Has any valid engineering community done the actual calculations/investigations to determine what it would take to "build the wall" on the Southern bo...
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Last comment 08/29/2016 by redfred
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Building & Design Blog

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Engineering Lab Shakes Up Six Story Structure

08/27/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The earth is moving inside a University of California seismic engineering lab appropriately named the Center for Extreme Events Research. Rather than...
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Last comment 08/27/2016 by Rixter

The Recurring Olympics Infrastructure Issue

07/28/2016 by HUSH
With less than 10 days until the athletic events begin, the Olympics news cycle is beginning to ramp up. Yet with few sporting stories to report, the...
Pathfinder Tags: civil engineering infrastructure olympics public works
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Last comment 08/07/2016 by Casper71
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Construction Tools & Equipment

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Crane Sets Bridge Precisely in Place

08/12/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
When an old bridge was recently determined unsafe in Kirkel, Germany, contractors were called in to replace it with a brand new bridge. The new 49 ft...
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Last comment 08/15/2016 by PWSlack

Excavators Offer Intelligent Machine Control

07/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The first machines in their size and class to utilize Intelligent Machine Control (IMC), Komatsu's new 36-ton tracked excavators eliminate the trial-a...
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Last comment 08/21/2016 by AxaCAD
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

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Nondestructive Examination Casts a Careful Eye in Inspection

08/01/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Nondestructive examination (NDE) methods play an integral role in the power generation industry, as well as in aerospace, automotive, chemicals, defen...
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Project Quality Management Can Curtail Future Catastrophe

07/10/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) world, a divergence of belief exists as to the ultimate cost of poor quality on projects. Some...
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Last comment 07/12/2016 by MR. Guest
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GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog

192 blog entries, 1260 comments (1 Viewing)

Heating and Cooling Equipment Data Released

06/17/2016 by geanorm
AHRI released U.S. shipment data for the month of April, 2016 for residential and commercial heating and cooling equipment below 65 MBH. Shipments con...
Pathfinder Tags: global hvac hvac industry trends
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New High Efficiency Refrigerants for Low Pressure Chillers

04/13/2016 by geanorm
A potential drop-in replacement for R-123 in water chiller applications was proposed recently by Chemours, the American chemical company that was spun...
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Last comment 04/13/2016 by tcmtech
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VFD Technology Drives HVAC Efficiency

03/24/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Operating motors at reduced speed and horsepower to meet actual load conditions is an integral part of evolving HVAC codes and standards. The need to...
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Heat Transfer Basics Keep Cooling Towers Running

02/28/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Considering how critical cooling towers are for heat transfer in facilities, one would think that they are carefully maintained. But often the lack o...
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Last comment 02/29/2016 by horace40
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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!
by Kaplin
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

11/13/2009 posted in "On This Day" In Engineering History
by Steve Melito
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)

09/14/2009 posted in Workbench Creations
by U V
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
by Shawn
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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Last comment 08/09/2016 by MR. Guest