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What is Current/Voltage Controlled Component ?

11/15/2014 by Parminder641
I have confusion that when we say the component is current controlled or voltage controlled then what does it mean?Because if there is some voltage, t...
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Last comment 11/16/2014 by spades

Words And Their True Meaning

10/29/2014 by Andy Germany
I found a word, one which I hadn't seen used myself for a long, long time and had as good as forgotten all about. But upon (re) noticing it, I feel t...
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Last comment 11/25/2014 by reward54
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Engineering Careers

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Benefit of Education Before Starting Electrical Apprenticeship?

11/24/2014 by jmueller
In USA, the typical apprenticeship is 4 years with 2000 hours work experience and at least 144 hours of "related instruction" per year. I have checked...
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Last comment 11/25/2014 by dkwarner

Are Any of These Related to Electrical?

11/11/2014 by Jay_
A training course is providing me the following skills, are any of these related to the field of Electrical Engineering (which I want to do). I believ...
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Last comment 11/20/2014 by James Stewart

Some Work

11/04/2014 by kmayzing
Hey, I'm currently located in MA and just finished a project I was doing in RI developing an adroid app...does anyone know any place looking to bring...
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Last comment 11/06/2014 by Crabtree
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Engineering Projects

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Project Ideas

11/19/2014 by shadowpa
hello everyone, i've got an internship opportunity at piston manufacturing company.first 10 days i've been assigned to machine shop.can you suggest s...
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Last comment 11/21/2014 by Steve of the North

Can Anyone Help On Electric Over-Head Crane Pendant Cable Wiring Diagram

11/04/2014 by 9icegee
i ordered for a pendant control to replace a bad one and it came without the cable, just the control. i want to replace the old malfunctioning control...
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Last comment 11/06/2014 by suresh sharma
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Engineering Management

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Generation Y — How to Fit In

07/06/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Numerous sources have explored the multigenerational workplace and the fundamental differences in how each generation looks at any situation. Each...
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Hiring Practices Narrow Employment Choices

03/16/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Why, when alleged staff shortages prevent engineering departments from reaching their full potential, are so many engineers unemployed? This piece loo...
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Last comment 03/21/2014 by aDIYguy
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Engineering Careers

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Do Engineers Make Good Terrorists?

05/21/2014 by HUSH
So before I incite an online riot, I should note this disclaimer: I do not believe you, sir or madam, are a terrorist. However, your intrinsic knowl...
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Last comment 09/14/2014 by xray45347

Workplace Noise: Dangers, Standards and Remedies

03/23/2014 by CR4 Guest Author
If you have ever visited a commercial warehouse, factory floor, airport or construction site, to name only a few common workplace environments, you pr...
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Last comment 05/13/2014 by Kevin LaPaire

BYOD: It's Happening Now

01/19/2014 by CR4 Guest Author
While the idea of bringing your own device to work was alien just a few years ago, the majority of companies now have a BYOD mindset. In fact, nearl...
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Last comment 01/20/2014 by tcmtech
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Engineering...Beyond the Classroom

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Top Trade Skills For 2014

02/23/2014 by CR4 Guest Author
Even with a slowly improving economy, unemployment continues to be a major concern among American workers. However, there are many employment opportun...
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Last comment 02/24/2014 by Rorschach

Fun Ways to Teach Kids About Electricity

01/06/2014 by CR4 Guest Author
It can be difficult to keep thinking of entertaining ways to teach the important things. Science gets a particularly hard time amongst students. All k...
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Last comment 01/07/2014 by micahd02

Hands-On Learning: Why Woodworking In Schools Is Important

12/06/2013 by CR4 Guest Author
Hands-on learning courses were once a standard part of curricula in schools everywhere. These types of classes slowly started to fade away. One prime...
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Last comment 08/20/2014 by Kevin LaPaire
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Engineering Communications

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How to Translate Science Speak

02/13/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
Scientists and engineers know things that laypersons don't know. This is just fine, except when the engineer/scientist has to or wants to communicate...
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Last comment 03/28/2014 by Ss_Reddy
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Futuristic Fusion

05/06/2014 posted in Plastics & Resins Blog
by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
A research team from MIT has developed a hybrid material from living and nonliving materials. A first of its kind, the fused material holds the c...
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Much To Do! Twelve Potentially Economically Disruptive Technologies

06/12/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Please read this free and insightful report from McKinsey & Co.: Disruptive Technologies: Advances that will Transform Life, Business, and the Glo...
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Be True to your School (Ranking)

05/09/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Forbes Magazine joined the fray a few years ago in ranking America's Colleges and recently issued their 2012 results. US News & World Report (USN&...
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Last comment 05/15/2013 by 70AARCuda

Math Use On The Job - Precision Machining

05/03/2013 posted in Speaking of Precision
by Milo
The Atlantic titles their article "Here's How Little Math Americans Use at Work." Spoiler alert, in Precision Machining, we all use a lot of math thr...
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Last comment 05/05/2013 by Milo

Math Isn't Rocket Science; Is it?

03/25/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
The Museum of Mathematics recently opened in New York City. As stated on the MOMATH website, "Mathematics illuminates the patterns and structures a...
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Last comment 04/19/2013 by reward54

Bill Nye the Science Guy

03/18/2013 posted in Great Engineers & Scientists
by Chelsey H
On Wednesday March 13^th, I saw one of my childhood heroes- Bill Nye, as in, Bill Nye the Science Guy. He gave a free, open to the public speech to...
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Last comment 03/22/2013 by frankd20