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Question about concrete.

05/23/2015 by promise899
Dear sir, I have question about concrete air test, its commentery question. I added image below.. thanks for helps.. I think that; workability:3&...
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Last comment 05/23/2015 by CaptMoosie

Human Effort Engineering - Any More Suggestions?

05/16/2015 by Don from Oz
Doing the rounds .... "Something to cheer up the Engineer in you. Just to put you in the picture and keep you up to date with the...
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Last comment 05/18/2015 by Unredundant

Holes on the Street of Indonesia

05/14/2015 by ZakariaSalim10
How to keep the street in Indonesia from erotion? I always see some parts of street on Indonesia are changed to hole.
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Last comment 05/15/2015 by bluebelly

Structural Engineering Start-Up Cost

05/08/2015 by Albana
Hello everyone, I am new here. I really need the opinion of people specialized in the field, for a research that I'm doing.I have created a survey, b...
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Last comment 05/24/2015 by jack of all trades

Mountain Turned into a Chimney for Wind Turbines?

05/03/2015 by DAVEWISOR
Given that wind turbines operate about 30% of the time, take up a lot of space, are repair difficult and location specific. Why cant we drill a horizo...
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Views: 831, Comments: 102
Last comment 05/24/2015 by machia0705
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GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog

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US HVAC Equipment Market and Forecast

05/20/2015 by larhere
The Freedonia Group just released a 300+ page market study titled US HVAC Equipment Market and Forecast which presents historical demand data for 20...
Pathfinder Tags: forecast hvac industry hvac manufacturing trends
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Corrosion Analysis:Implementing Change

05/13/2015 by larhere
In the first post in this series "A Real Corrosion Story" I discussed the wide range of corrosion types, causes, solutions etc.. I outlined a six-step...
Pathfinder Tags: Corrosion corrosion analysis HVAC corrosion materials
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China's Impressive " Sky City" Gets Downsized-Still Impressive

04/29/2015 by larhere
We have been following the China Sky City project to build the world's tallest building, 220 stories, with prefabricated modules built in advance in f...
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Building & Design Blog

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UCLA Gets On Board the Hyperloop

05/07/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
If working inside the same airplane hangar that once housed Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose isn't exciting enough, a team of UCLA engineering students...
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8 Civil Engineering Creations Worth Studying

04/23/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
Modern civilization is built upon civil engineering. Buildings and bridges are part of the study, but roads, subways, airports and all of these even...
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Last comment 04/25/2015 by Wal

America's Biggest Mall to be Made in Miami

04/21/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The company that owns and operates the biggest shopping mall in America, Minnesota's Mall of America, is planning to construct a brand new mall that...
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

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Stop Poor Communication Patterns in Their Tracks

05/02/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec 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: 161, Comments: 14
Last comment 05/15/2015 by fixitorelse

Sensing the Future of Smart Buildings and Transportation

02/10/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec 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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Transition from Manager Mode to Leadership Level

01/18/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Your job title may say manager, but are you also a leader? It's a loaded question, especially if you believe you are a leader but feedback from em...
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Last comment 01/19/2015 by facilitiesmgr
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Construction Tools & Equipment

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Mosque Moved in Heavy Lift

04/19/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
When the Saudi Arabian National Guard located in Jeddah made plans to expand five hospitals, they had a 2,400 ton problem standing in their way. That...
Views: 217, Comments: 4
Last comment 04/20/2015 by Wal

Super Size Your Site Dumper

03/20/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The earth is moving more efficiently than ever with the introduction of a new line of site dumpers from one of the most trusted names in global const...
Views: 145, Comments: 1
Last comment 03/21/2015 by Wal

"Hungary" for More Heft

02/17/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Hungary is about to become home to one of the world's largest and most powerful all terrain cranes. Armed with a 56 m main boom and what's being calle...
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Virtual Audits Take Off

03/25/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec 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 GlobalSpec 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

Where are the Techs?

08/28/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Business is booming in the HVAC industry as efficient new designs, wireless thermostat installations, upgrades to attain LEED certification, and o...
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Last comment 08/30/2014 by markar
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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...
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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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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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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...
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