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Columns Just 1' Away From Well and Septic Tank.

08/10/2014 by kalyanamsb
my RCC building is 27'X13'in size. ground plus one storeyed. having four plus four RCC columns in all on 27' sides.above the column plinth beam is pro...
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Last comment 08/20/2014 by CaptMoosie

How Do You Use Infrared Thermography in Civil Engineering?

08/08/2014 by BIN95
Besides the common infrared thermography application like building energy surveys, cement curing analysis, what other lesser known applications are th...
Pathfinder Tags: infrared thermography applications infrared thermography.thermography
Views: 183, Comments: 2
Last comment 08/09/2014 by BIN95

Repair To Fire Door

08/04/2014 by JoBettney
I have a large hole in my wooden fire door from the removal of a night latch. Is it possible to repair this hole while still keeping its FD rating. Pe...
Pathfinder Tags: door fire repairs
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Last comment 08/08/2014 by adreasler

Temperature Loads in Saudi Arabia

08/03/2014 by hiphop
Hello, I'm looking for official temperature loads in Saudi Arabia to design a steel structure. Apparently there are no prescriptions in Saudi Buildin...
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Last comment 08/19/2014 by Mohammed Fareeduddin

PDA for Bored Piles > 1.5 Meter Diameter

07/28/2014 by Anonymous Poster
Been at the web for more than a week now researching for methodology and specifications/procedures in conducting Pile Dynamic Analysis / Test for Bore...
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Last comment 07/29/2014 by rmyuzonjr
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GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog

153 blog entries, 1192 comments (0 Viewing)

U.S. EPA Moves to Phase-out Familiar HFC'S

08/20/2014 by larhere
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has now formally proposed to limit certain potent greenhouse gases from use in air conditioners, refrigerato...
Pathfinder Tags: Environmental Update GWG gwp New Refrigerants
Views: 187, Comments: 28
Last comment 08/23/2014 by kramarat

Refrigerants Update: Clarity or Confusion?

08/06/2014 by larhere
The "Refrigerant Issue" has been a key factor for the HVAC/R industry since the 1987 Montreal Protocol entered into force. Environmental awareness inc...
Pathfinder Tags: energy efficiency gwp refrigerants
Views: 317, Comments: 10
Last comment 08/14/2014 by tcmtech

Designing Water Cooled Condenser Tube Bundles

07/23/2014 by larhere
In a recent post titled Designing Flooded Evaporator Shell & Tube HXRs I outlined the method and corresponding equations for the heat transfer des...
Pathfinder Tags: chillers engineering Heat Exchanger Design heat transfer
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Not Licensed? Not Cool!

07/29/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Unlicensed HVAC contractors are more than just an annoyance; they're actually doing so much damage that the industry's credibility is under threat...
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Last comment 08/01/2014 by Tom_Consulting

Winds of Change Blow Ductless

06/27/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Ductless technology just keeps getting more popular. Shipments of ductless units increased 46% in 2011, and all over North America, contractors sa...
Views: 492, Comments: 11
Last comment 06/29/2014 by vsar

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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Building & Design Blog

142 blog entries, 1214 comments (0 Viewing)

Manhattan Subway Project a Modern Marvel

07/25/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
New York City is famous for its subway system. One the first international cities to utilize an underground metro rail commencing in the late nine...
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Last comment 07/26/2014 by Andy Germany

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...
Views: 654, Comments: 4
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...
Views: 385, Comments: 0
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

106 blog entries, 580 comments (0 Viewing)

Industrial 3D Printing: Friend or Foe of Manufacturing?

07/20/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
A recent report indicates that two-thirds of manufacturers surveyed are adopting 3D printing for experimental, prototype, and even final product...
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Best Practices for Software Patches: Keeping Your Facility Safe

06/04/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Updating your plant's software takes time, expertise, and patience - all of which can be tested when it feels like patches are coming out at every...
Views: 240, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/04/2014 by BIN95

Acquiring Plant Data Wirelessly

05/05/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Whether it's discrete or process manufacturing, the more pervasively plants monitor their systems and equipment, the greater the efficiency they...
Views: 300, Comments: 0
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Construction Tools & Equipment

49 blog entries, 325 comments (0 Viewing)

Under Your Home

06/15/2014 by Chelsey H
Have you ever thought about what was under your house? In London, many people are finding still-functioning digging machines in the hidden depths un...
Views: 761, Comments: 15
Last comment 06/16/2014 by dj95401

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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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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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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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: 688, 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...
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Last comment 06/13/2014 by Shawn