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Aluminium Deformed Bar

06/16/2015 by youngken
Steel deformed bar is very commom, but anyone has seen aluminium deformed bar?
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Last comment 06/27/2015 by omw7

Pull Or Push: Pumping Water up to 15ft in Height

06/16/2015 by Tom_Consulting
I have a project that I'm thinking about that would pump water from a ravine/pond up a 15ft rise and about 30ft horizontal. The idea is to make a wate...
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Last comment 06/24/2015 by James Stewart

Small Hole Drilling

06/12/2015 by Hook
Dear members, I need some help please. What is the best and most cost effective way to drill .050 size holes in 1/8" high density polyethylene ? I nee...
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Last comment 06/15/2015 by Randall


06/11/2015 by prof peanut
To find the height of a tower on a level field without access to the base of the tower using a theodolite is a relatively simple exercise. Take the an...
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Last comment 06/20/2015 by JIMRAT

Pile Driving in Pakistan

06/10/2015 by Andy Germany
If you're not an engineer some of the calculations may escape you, but don't worry, the video explains all the calculations in one go !! So...
Pathfinder Tags: engineer pile driving pakistan building
Views: 111, Comments: 4
Last comment 06/12/2015 by Brave Sir Robin
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GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog

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U.S.' Most Energy Efficient Cities-How Do They Do it?

07/01/2015 by larhere
Mayors and local lawmakers in America's largest cities continue to take innovative steps to lower energy costs for consumers and businesses, increase...
Pathfinder Tags: buildings code-standards energy efficiency trends
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MHI Chooses HFO-1233zd(E) for New Centrifugal Chillers

06/18/2015 by larhere
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has announced the availability of their new ETI-Z Series Centrifugal chillers based on environmentally friendly HFO...
Pathfinder Tags: HFO New Refrigerants refrigerants
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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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Construction Tools & Equipment

54 blog entries, 331 comments (0 Viewing)

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...
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Mosque Moved in Heavy Lift

04/19/2015 by IHS Engineering360 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...
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Last comment 04/20/2015 by Wal

Super Size Your Site Dumper

03/20/2015 by IHS Engineering360 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...
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Last comment 03/21/2015 by Wal
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Building & Design Blog

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Casablanca's Medina Rehab Plays It Again

06/21/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Casablanca's Old Medina, which dates back to the sixth century, is slated for a renovation of the 21st century variety. The five-year, 28 million euro...
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America's Infrastructure

06/16/2015 by joeymac
I think it can be said that to have a good quality of life, your infrastructure must be of good quality. What is infrastructure? Infrastructure consi...
Pathfinder Tags: bridges infrastructure roads upgrading utilities
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Last comment 06/25/2015 by bakerjohn

Rooflines Help Design Firms Stand Out

05/29/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Two firms with a similar design vision have been chosen in a competition to construct one of five new museums planned for Hungary's Budapest City Park...
Views: 138, Comments: 1
Last comment 05/30/2015 by jhhassociates
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

112 blog entries, 616 comments (0 Viewing)

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: 196, 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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Transition from Manager Mode to Leadership Level

01/18/2015 by IHS Engineering360 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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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...
Views: 504, Comments: 4
Last comment 09/29/2014 by Hilton

Where are the Techs?

08/28/2014 by IHS Engineering360 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

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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!
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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
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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)

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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

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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
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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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