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Oak Island

01/14/2017 by JE in Chicago
Yes or no? Will anything actually be remarkable?
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Last comment 01/18/2017 by Casper71

Statically Indeterminate Beam Question

01/13/2017 by polotoniumx
Hello, engineers. I have a question, actually, it is a solved problem but I want to know the solution. in reference books, all fixed end moments (or...
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Last comment 01/16/2017 by Hilliard Bill
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Construction Tools & Equipment

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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 01/18/2017 by Andrew Westman

More Infrastructure Failures Likely as U.S. Assets Age

12/13/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
According to Fitch Ratings, the frequency and severity of infrastructure failures will increase in the U.S. in the coming years unless the country put...
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

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Rising Use of Solar Trackers in Grid-Scale PV

01/18/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
According to a recent report from GTM Research, 12.6 GW of PV trackers will be installed globally this year, up from 5 GW in 2015. As the use of grid-...
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Engineer's Guide to Corrosion: Part 3

11/25/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Read all three parts of our series on corrosion basics for engineers. Part 1 outlined the basic corrosion mechanism in acid. Part 2 emphasized that mo...
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Last comment 11/29/2016 by energyconversion
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Guess the Architecture

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Guess the Architecture! for 1/17/2017

Do any of you recognize this old building? If not, can you guess what its purpose might be?
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Last comment 01/18/2017 by Andrew Westman

Guess the Architecture! for 1/10/2017

I suspect that you’ll all recognize this structure, but sometimes there’s more than what you can see. So this week, “guess” ho...
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Last comment 01/17/2017 by MaggieMc
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Building & Design Blog

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Moving Walkways: An Urban Alternative to Cars?

12/29/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Could moving walkways provide a feasible alternative to automobiles for transportation within cities? Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Te...
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Last comment 01/03/2017 by James Stewart

Taipei 101 - The Number of Reasons to Be Impressed by Taiwan's Tallest Building

12/19/2016 by yamdankee
I recently had the pleasure of visiting Taiwan. Along with the friendly people and delicious food, the architecture really impressed me. Whether it wa...
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Last comment 12/20/2016 by Andrew Westman
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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: 958, 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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