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Efficiency of Automatic Wall Plastering Machine

04/20/2014 by chrissaki
I am considering buying one or two of the so call Automatic Wall Rendering / Plastering Machines in order to lower labor costs by increasing productiv...
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Last comment 04/21/2014 by Wal

Compaction Test

04/13/2014 by Anonymous Poster
Dear All what is compaction test. Regards
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Last comment 04/16/2014 by daveh

Wind Load on Tower

04/09/2014 by tskbg
I am trying to calculate the wind load on a 30m power transmission tower but could not lay my hand any formulas. Can anyone help me on this?
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Last comment 04/13/2014 by CaptMoosie

Loads on Transmission Towers

04/09/2014 by tskbg
Can anyone explain how to calculate various loadings on power transmission towers including wind load according to Indian Specifications?? Will the u...
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Last comment 04/09/2014 by tskbg

Time Lag Insulation

04/03/2014 by df
How do I calculate the time lag of 4 cm of EPS insulation? Thanks
Pathfinder Tags: EPS insulation Time lag
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Last comment 04/04/2014 by RAMConsult
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Solving Problems with Retro Commissioning

04/10/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Improving a building's energy performance is no longer an option, but instead an enforced requirement in many locales. Cities like Austin, TX require...
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GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog

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Best Blog Posts in 2013/2014

04/15/2014 by larhere
Every now and then we pause and evaluate our blog posts, both in the GEA blog and our mirror site, GlobalSpec CR4, to see what you the reader is most...
Pathfinder Tags: 3-D Printing Best GEA HVAC Partners
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Last comment 04/17/2014 by Yusef1

Its The Environment (...Stupid!)

04/09/2014 by larhere
That's the take away I had after reading a current article in the HVAC NEWS titled "Compressor Manufacturers Leaping Government, Refrigerant Hurdles"....
Pathfinder Tags: electrical savings energy efficiency energy footprint hvac consultants
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HVAC Industry Shows Strength!

03/26/2014 by larhere
In December we commented (HVACR Manufacturers Show Optimism for 2014) on a survey of one thousand HVACR manufacturers showing a high level of optimism...
Pathfinder Tags: global hvac heat pump hvac manufacturing
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Last comment 03/30/2014 by BIN95
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Building & Design Blog

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Waterslide Worlds Go Vertical

03/31/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Waterslide parks used to be places we went to on a hot summer's day to cool off. But all that's changed now that engineers have set their sights...
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Last comment 04/04/2014 by phoenix911

Discover the Biggest and Most Impressive Restoration Projects of the 21st Century

03/02/2014 by CR4 Guest Author
The 21st century has seen advances in almost all fields, from science and technology to music and medicines, but perhaps the greatest improvements hav...
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Construction Tools & Equipment

47 blog entries, 310 comments (0 Viewing)

Itsy Bitsy Termite Building Machines

04/17/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
We can learn a lot from termites. Or so says the Harvard University School of Engineering which is currently conducting research on the newest an...
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New Mobile Crane Hits the Highway

03/20/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
One of the world's leading manufacturers of heavy-duty cranes is about to introduce a 135 ton/150 ton mobile rough terrain crane onto the global heavy...
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Last comment 03/21/2014 by PWSlack

Acoustic Levitation Signals New Wave in Lifting

03/05/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The crane of the future might not be made of steel or weigh in at a few dozen tons. It might not even take up any space or be visible to the naked eye...
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Last comment 03/07/2014 by geraldpaxton
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

103 blog entries, 579 comments (0 Viewing)

Robots Get Touchy-feely

03/01/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Assembly equipment has featured proximity sensors for many years to judge when two parts are close together and ready for assembly. In recent years, m...
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Last comment 03/03/2014 by texasron
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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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Last comment 06/19/2013 by phoenix911

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...
Pathfinder Tags: civil engineering engineering marvels November 13 tunnel construction tunnel design
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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...
Pathfinder Tags: concrete slab DIY projects grape arbor post pockets rebar
Views: 722, Comments: 2
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...
Pathfinder Tags: disaster earthquake juan de fuca pacific northwest subduction ...
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Last comment 04/01/2008 by RHABE

Houston, We Have a Problem: Our City is Sinking!

03/20/2008 posted in Rockaholic Adventures
by Shawn
Poor land development choices and fresh water problems plague Houston, Texas. The coastal metropolis, located near the Gulf of Mexico, is like New...
Pathfinder Tags: Houston levee subsidence subsiding urban well
Views: 664, Comments: 20
Last comment 03/09/2010 by RCE

New Orleans: ‘Til the Levee Breaks

03/12/2008 posted in Rockaholic Adventures
by Shawn
Hurricane Katrina will go down in history as the first storm to devastate the popular, culturally-rich city of New Orleans. The "Big Easy" has surv...
Pathfinder Tags: Katrina levee new orleans storm surge subside ...
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Last comment 04/24/2008 by RCE