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Nice Spillway

02/21/2017 by Fredski
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Last comment 02/24/2017 by JE in Chicago

Impact of BIM on Structural Design Process

02/21/2017 by sander47
Hi, I am a 3rd year Civil Engineering student currently carrying out my dissertation on the impact of BIM on the structural design process. As part of...
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Help With Load Distribution

02/21/2017 by mamon
Hello, I'm having trouble identifying the load distribution on a sump pump buried in gravel which is surrounded by soil. My question is: a) How does...
Views: 107, Comments: 9
Last comment 02/22/2017 by CaptMoosie

Concrete Insitu Testing

02/13/2017 by Fredski
It's too late for the chute @Oroville but I have to wonder if a device like this was used routinely during inspections and to determine the quality of...
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Last comment 02/21/2017 by Brave Sir Robin
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

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Will It or Won't It? The Oroville Dam's Potential Collapse

02/16/2017 by HUSH
It isn’t too hard to argue that here in the United States we take our infrastructure for granted. Next month, the American Society of Civil Engi...
Views: 420, Comments: 17
Last comment 02/21/2017 by Lonewolf

3D Scanning Speeds Assembly Line Changeovers

02/04/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A novel application of 3D scanner technology could help to speed retooling of automotive assembly lines. Researchers at Würzburg University are c...
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Guess the Architecture

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Guess the Architecture! for 2/21/2017

Does anyone recognize this building?
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Last comment 02/24/2017 by SolarEagle

Guess the Architecture! for 2/14/2017

Can you guess the architecture this week?
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Last comment 02/21/2017 by MaggieMc
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Construction Tools & Equipment

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A Vertical Solar Wall Grows in the Bronx

02/07/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A 37 kW photovoltaic system integrated into the south-facing wall will offset the Simpson Pavilion in the Bronx’s energy use by 10% over the nex...
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Building a Bridge Over the Bering Sea

01/18/2017 by HUSH
The most widely-accepted explanation for the settlement of the Americas by indigenous peoples is that, between 16,500 and 11,000 years ago, several th...
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Last comment 01/24/2017 by James Stewart
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Building & Design Blog

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Hardening the Infrastructure: Flood-management Controls

02/22/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Engineers must tackle both technical and human-related complexities to ensure the integrity and safety of dams and levees across the country, especial...
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Last comment 02/23/2017 by MR. Guest

'The Boring Company' Could Change Infrastructure Investment Forever

01/26/2017 by HUSH
Have you played Cards Against Humanity? If not, time to crawl out from under your rock. The game is an adult version of Apples to Apples. It is best p...
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Last comment 01/30/2017 by James Stewart
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Sensor Technologies Support "Next-Generation" Temperature Measurement

12/24/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Melexis has announced two new sensing technologies for simplified integration of temperature measurement into applications that enhance safety, effici...
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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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GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog

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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...
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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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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...
Views: 966, Comments: 25
Last comment 11/16/2016 by MR. Guest

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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Last comment 06/07/2016 by Gwen.Stouthuysen

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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Last comment 09/17/2009 by U V

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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