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Rock Section Construction

08/31/2015 by Anonymous Poster
what is rock section construction work define it?
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Last comment 08/31/2015 by Anonymous Poster

Managing health and safety in the construction industry

08/29/2015 by vietnam manpower
It is a must to find optimal ways of managing health and safety in construction… If a builder has built a house for a man and his work is not s...
Views: 60, Comments: 3
Last comment 08/29/2015 by lyn

Opening a T16 Wild Vertical Circle

08/18/2015 by Paraski
I have a Wild T16. The vertical circle does not move. it only shows the V on top and the scale from 0 to 60 under. Nothing moves. I removed the 4 scre...
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Last comment 08/20/2015 by old salt

Social Media Behaviour of Engineers

08/17/2015 by Stephan
Hello engineering community, I am currently completing my studies at Rotterdam Business School. I am conducting research into the digital behaviour...
Pathfinder Tags: components electronics social media
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Last comment 08/17/2015 by Drew K

Is There a Way to Estimate Coefficient Friction Without Testing?

08/07/2015 by leecan
Hello, I am designing a Concrete Retaining Wall, I have the Internal Friction ∅, but don't have the Friction µ. Can i get the Coefficient Fr...
Pathfinder Tags: Internal Friction
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Last comment 08/26/2015 by leecan
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Building & Design Blog

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Concrete Concert Hall Debuts in Veracruz

08/27/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
With Veracruz fast becoming a ground zero of Mexico's artistic cultural expression, a new concert hall is being constructed that will not only house...
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Last comment 08/28/2015 by gringogreg

Man Caves

08/02/2015 by Cygnet
Blogging is a strange occupation. One idea leads to another and before you know it, the blog takes on a life of its own and appears before your eyes...
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Last comment 08/04/2015 by Unredundant

Mecca to House World's Largest Hotel

08/01/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca is about to become the setting for the world's largest and most expensive hotel, the Abraj Kudai. Topping off at 45...
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

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Wireless Technology Strengthens Predictive Maintenance

08/24/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Test and measurement (T&M) instruments have been monitoring equipment condition for years, but plant personnel continue to struggle with turning t...
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Stop Poor Communication Patterns in Their Tracks

05/02/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
"What we've got here is failure to communicate." The iconic line from the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke may have been delivered by a warden to a prisone...
Views: 314, Comments: 14
Last comment 05/15/2015 by fixitorelse

Sensing the Future of Smart Buildings and Transportation

02/10/2015 by IHS Engineering360 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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Construction Tools & Equipment

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Amazon's World Record Reach

08/16/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
A record was set in London recently at the site of the new Amazon headquarters when the articulated tower crane erected to assist in steel frame tower...
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Last comment 08/18/2015 by Wrench twirler

Big Crane Makes Big Wind Turbine Installation Look Easy

07/18/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
One of the world's largest tower cranes successfully completed the installation of a wind turbine rotor assembly at a new wind farm being construc...
Views: 363, Comments: 1
Last comment 07/19/2015 by pnaban

E-dynamic Crane Climbs Mountains

06/27/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Construction of Italy's new Mont Blanc cable-car system might have initially seemed entirely out of reach. But with employment of a unique e-dynamic c...
Views: 285, Comments: 1
Last comment 07/20/2015 by piolenc
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GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog

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Worldwide Energy Data and Trends

08/12/2015 by larhere
Energy is a leading topic for HVAC manufacturers, building owners, consultants and engineers around the world. It is a cornerstone in developing and e...
Pathfinder Tags: energy data energy trends trends
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Last comment 08/16/2015 by Kulas

Corrosion Analysis: Monitor Results

07/22/2015 by larhere
To mangle Dr. Seuss a little; The time has come, the time is now, to wrap up our 6-part series "A Real Corrosion Story", by discussing the final step...
Pathfinder Tags: Corrosion corrosion consulting HVAC corrosion
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Last comment 07/23/2015 by texasron

US Ruling Gives Supermarkets A Year To Switch From High-GWP Refrigerants

07/15/2015 by larhere
EPA ruling will see R404A, R422D and R507A prohibited as early as July 2016 in supermarket systems as US takes more radical stance than Europe over h...
Pathfinder Tags: global warming gwp New Refrigerants refrigerants
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Last comment 07/16/2015 by Graycav
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Uber-HVAC: Friend or Foe?

07/24/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Uber, the on-demand car service, uses an app that directly connects riders to drivers-and it's been hugely successful for investors. Is this busin...
Views: 329, Comments: 10
Last comment 07/29/2015 by Hilton

Virtual Audits Take Off

03/25/2015 by IHS Engineering360 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 Engineering360 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
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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: 800, Comments: 24
Last comment 08/29/2015 by machia0705

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...
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...
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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...
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
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