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Oroville Chute Anchors

03/22/2017 by Fredski
The highly damaged main spillway repairs continue. the upper section of the chute is being anchored with rock bolts and epoxy to strengthen the bond b...
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Last comment 03/27/2017 by Fredski

Have You Used This Material

03/21/2017 by lola
dear all, have you used this construction materials rebar coupler used to connect the steel bars? if that , could you tell me your situations which co...
Views: 242, Comments: 11
Last comment 03/23/2017 by jack of all trades

Engineering Consultant Company?

03/20/2017 by mamon
I am soon a fresh undergraduate with a bachelor in mechanical engineering, and I have some (many) questions for the engineers in the industry. What k...
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Last comment 03/21/2017 by Tom_Consulting

Here's a Hot one, Pouring Concrete in Death Valley CA

03/16/2017 by aleevdb
We are remodeling Furnace Creek resort in Death Valley CA, we will use approx 2500yards of Concrete; Pahrump Nevada is closest batch plant, 2 1/2 hour...
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Last comment 03/20/2017 by SolarEagle
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The Most Ambitious Tunnels Belong to Norway

03/30/2017 by HUSH
Scandinavia tends to have two things: happy people and healthy infrastructure. Speaking to the former, in the 2017 World Happiness Report, the four Sc...
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Hardening the Infrastructure: Flood-management Controls

02/22/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Engineers must tackle both technical and human-related complexities to ensure the integrity and safety of dams and levees across the country, especial...
Views: 137, Comments: 1
Last comment 02/23/2017 by MR. Guest
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Guess the Architecture

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Guess the Architecture! for 3/28/2017

Do you recognize this one?
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Last comment 03/29/2017 by Phys

Guess the Architecture! for 3/21/2017

Does anyone recognize this week's building?
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Last comment 03/27/2017 by MaggieMc
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Construction Tools & Equipment

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Ease Your Muscle Strain When Hammering

03/20/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A shock-absorbing hammer may reduce arm muscle strain and consequently reduce the risk of tennis elbow for users. This conclusion was reached by an en...
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Last comment 03/21/2017 by jack of all trades

A Vertical Solar Wall Grows in the Bronx

02/07/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A 37 kW photovoltaic system integrated into the south-facing wall will offset the Simpson Pavilion in the Bronx’s energy use by 10% over the nex...
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

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Will It or Won't It? The Oroville Dam's Potential Collapse

02/16/2017 by HUSH
It isn’t too hard to argue that here in the United States we take our infrastructure for granted. Next month, the American Society of Civil Engi...
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Last comment 02/21/2017 by Lonewolf

3D Scanning Speeds Assembly Line Changeovers

02/04/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A novel application of 3D scanner technology could help to speed retooling of automotive assembly lines. Researchers at Würzburg University are c...
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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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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: 987, 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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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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