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Threaded Rod Buckling and Sagging

11/24/2015 by yamahbalace
Dear Gents, Please need to know the limits of buckling for threaded rod in tension and compression. Thanks.
Pathfinder Tags: threaded rod buckling
Views: 455, Comments: 37
Last comment 11/29/2015 by nick name

Treatment for Sea Water Intake Pumphouse Concrete Structures

11/21/2015 by ravipasham
We are taking the water Directly from Sea for our water treatment plant and cooling towers through Sea water intake pumphouse, at this pumphouse we ar...
Views: 253, Comments: 11
Last comment 11/27/2015 by jmueller

Compressive Strength and Fire Resistance Relationship

11/14/2015 by Anonymous Poster
I am wondering if there are a set of calculations used to show the relationship of compressive strength of concrete and a rise of temperature? Or if t...
Views: 188, Comments: 5
Last comment 11/15/2015 by Just an Engineer

Low Vacuum Pressure in Sewage Holding Tank

11/12/2015 by Kalu
Hi Team, Good day. My facility uses a vacuum toilet system made by EVAC which is tied to sewage holding tank and sewage treatment tank. The vacuum in...
Views: 256, Comments: 25
Last comment 11/13/2015 by SHOCKHISCAN


11/11/2015 by SIR G
Hi Gurus. I want to start a small dam construction project for my community in africa as a way of trying to save the little runoff from the rainy sea...
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Last comment 11/19/2015 by TonyS
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

114 blog entries, 617 comments (0 Viewing)

Give Employees Control to Share Their Knowledge

11/30/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Whether due to retiring personnel, poorly categorized information, or simply the hierarchical nature of business, knowledge loss impedes an industria...
Views: 28, Comments: 1
Last comment 11/30/2015 by phoenix911

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...
Views: 216, Comments: 0

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: 328, Comments: 14
Last comment 05/15/2015 by fixitorelse
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Building & Design Blog

180 blog entries, 1392 comments (0 Viewing)


11/29/2015 by Cygnet
After the response to my last blog, Deep Blue is Giving Me the Blues, I thought I'd better stick to something less contentious… Aye, the nig...
Views: 59, Comments: 2
Last comment 11/30/2015 by tcmtech

Deep Blue is Giving Me the Blues

11/14/2015 by Cygnet
A whopping 8.8 million tons of plastic floats on the oceans every single year. There is now a floating plastic island in the Pacific the size of Euro...
Views: 332, Comments: 22
Last comment 11/16/2015 by Munster

Poached or Scrambled – How Do You Like Your Egg (Building)?

11/07/2015 by Cygnet
I have now written nine blogs since I started in July. It has been a lot of fun and I really appreciate it when I see that you guys have read them!...
Views: 212, Comments: 6
Last comment 11/10/2015 by Legolaz
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GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog

185 blog entries, 1245 comments (0 Viewing)

September 2015 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

11/18/2015 by geanorm
AHRI released September shipment data for small Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps up to 650 MBTUH. U.S. shipments of central air con...
Pathfinder Tags: hvac industry HVAC Supply Chain
Views: 70, Comments: 1
Last comment 11/18/2015 by Ed Watts

See The Future of Smart Office Buildings, Today -The Edge

10/28/2015 by larhere
What is a Smart Building? According to Siemens "Smart buildings improve the productivity of people and processes by leveraging technology & actio...
Pathfinder Tags: buildings green buildings heat pump trends
Views: 175, Comments: 3
Last comment 10/31/2015 by kramarat

Buildings, Energy and New Technologies:Trends & Outlook

10/07/2015 by larhere
The Department of Energy (DOE) and the White House Office of Science and Technology released the second Quadrennial Technology Review. The 489 page re...
Pathfinder Tags: buildings energy efficiency hvac industry trends
Views: 160, Comments: 0
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Construction Tools & Equipment

60 blog entries, 346 comments (0 Viewing)

Blasting the Tower Blocks

11/16/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The Tarfside Oval tower blocks in Glasgow were nearly entirely leveled recently in a controlled, timed demo implosion to make way for a planned £5 mi...
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How We'll 3D Print a Skyscraper on Mars

10/28/2015 by HUSH
I have a friend who works for Solar City and it seems like an interesting job. He gets to haul and install panels on top of homeowners' roofs throug...
Pathfinder Tags: 3D Printing construction Mars residential
Views: 273, Comments: 6
Last comment 11/01/2015 by Anonymous Hero

Guédelon: New Castle Built with Old Tricks

10/21/2015 by HUSH
One of the most compelling reasons to not replace human workers with robotic workers is artisanship. Sure, perhaps artisan is a word that gets overu...
Pathfinder Tags: archaeology castle construction medieval
Views: 401, Comments: 2
Last comment 10/22/2015 by Andy Germany
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For a Career in HVAC, the Time is Now

11/09/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
If ever there was a time for young workers to embark on a career in HVAC, this is it. The HVACR Workforce Development Foundation just released three...
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Find and Fix Noise Issues

09/21/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
A noisy HVAC system can be a huge hassle for building occupants, as well as an indicator of a growing mechanical problem within the system itself. Ho...
Views: 217, Comments: 4
Last comment 09/24/2015 by Legolaz

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: 396, Comments: 10
Last comment 07/29/2015 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: 820, 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.
Pathfinder Tags: bridge Caption this engineering images fail funny images
Views: 804, Comments: 31
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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 ...
Views: 998, Comments: 13
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
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