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Forlinx SBC OK335xS-II runs Linux with industrial temp

10/20/2014 by grace2014
Here I'd like to share a blog on our new released OK335xS-II. Forlinx's open source Linux "OK335xS-II" SBC and soldered-on COM offer a TI Sitara AM3...
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Last comment 10/21/2014 by grace2014

Paralyzed Man Made to Walk Again

10/20/2014 by SolarEagle
Using cells transplanted from the patients nose were implanted in his spinal cord... "Darek Fidyka, who was paralyzed from the chest down in a knife...
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Last comment 10/21/2014 by SolarEagle

Diesel Generator Designation

10/19/2014 by Anonymous Poster
Hi, How to understand the following labels of diesel generator: KTA38-G5 KTA50-G3 1250kva 1000kw, which appears to be a 1250 kVA diesel genset. Reg...
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Last comment 10/20/2014 by lyn

Mini Shuttle Returns

10/18/2014 by Fredski
nothing like a little spy mission
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Last comment 10/20/2014 by Anonymous Poster

Lower Oil Prices

10/17/2014 by SolarEagle
Lower oil prices and greater production is good for the West, but bad for just about everybody else...Russia depends on oil price support to maintain...
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Last comment 10/20/2014 by netmaker
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Commercial Space

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BAE Systems is looking for a Hardware Engineer in New Malden, UK.

10/20/2014 by btbsilent
BAE Systems Maritime - Naval Ships encompasses complex ship design, build and combat systems capability for the surface fleet. We are the sole sup...
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How to Access Thunderbird Emails into Windows Outlook?

10/20/2014 by grahamlandy
I am going to present here an absolute solution, by which one can very easily access their Thunderbird emails into Windows Outlook Mail client. It is...
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Electrical Smart Designer Pro.

10/18/2014 by ezzoo1983
Hello all : This application is the 2nd revision of electrical smart designer , by using this application you will be able to : - Calculate curr...
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Last comment 10/19/2014 by kvsridhar

BAE Systems Is Looking For A Senior Software Integration & Delivery Engineer

10/16/2014 by btbsilent
Senior Software Integration and Delivery Engineer Join as a Senior Software Integration and Delivery Engineer and you'll find we offer a wealth of...
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Last comment 10/17/2014 by Yahlasit

Classeq is looking for a R&D Manager in Hixon, Staffordshire, UK.

10/16/2014 by btbsilent
We are looking for a self-motivated professional R&D Manager to join this successful team working within the catering equipment (dishwashers /...
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Last comment 10/16/2014 by JNB
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CR4 Feedback

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This Is Getting Old

10/15/2014 by lyn
You (or someone else on the same network) has done this operation too many times. You will have to try again tomorrow. Sorry for the inconvenience...
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Last comment 10/16/2014 by SavvyExacta

Bait and Switch

10/09/2014 by europium mkII
Why is it now that, increasingly, CR4 IHS Engineering Community blog entries are closed to comments from this site's membership, with readers directed...
Views: 143, Comments: 7
Last comment 10/09/2014 by Usbport

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

10/01/2014 by truth is not a compromise
It appears comments to threads shown in 'Latest Engineering News' have been transferred from CR4 space, to IHS360, where logging in cannot be done wit...
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Last comment 10/03/2014 by lyn

Your Time Has Expired!

10/01/2014 by europium mkII
Yes, waiting for pages to load. Please extend that 15-minute edit window to something more accommodating to the site's speed, say, to half an hour. Y...
Views: 83, Comments: 12
Last comment 10/02/2014 by lyn

Display Width

09/30/2014 by Codemaster
One for Admin! There's been discussion before about screens being wider than normal, with a horiizontal scroll bar appearing at the bottom. Caused by...
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Last comment 10/02/2014 by Codemaster
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Caption This!

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Caption This for 10/17/14

10/16/2014 by Kaplin
This week's image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption!
Pathfinder Tags: Caption this engineering images funny images wheelchair
Views: 438, Comments: 40
Last comment 10/20/2014 by Wrench twirler

Caption This for 10/10/14

10/09/2014 by Kaplin
This week's image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption!
Pathfinder Tags: Caption this engineering images funny images
Views: 540, Comments: 37
Last comment 10/16/2014 by phoenix911

Caption This for 10/03/14

10/02/2014 by Kaplin
This week's image: (look closely) Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to JE in Chicago for submitting this image.
Pathfinder Tags: Caption this engineering images funny images
Views: 670, Comments: 57
Last comment 10/14/2014 by JIMRAT
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Roger's Equations

90 blog entries, 1136 comments (0 Viewing)

Moore's Not Enough: The Future of Computing by Roger Pink

10/15/2014 by Roger Pink
Moore's Law Gordon E. Moore, in his 1965 paper entitled "Cramming More Components onto Integrated Circuits" made the observation that the number of c...
Views: 196, Comments: 1
Last comment 10/16/2014 by SimpleMind

Delicate Audacity: The Saturn V Rocket by Roger Pink

09/25/2014 by Roger Pink
"It was quite a monster to ride. It had a total of seven and a half million pounds of thrust, and the first stage burned four million pounds of pr...
Views: 445, Comments: 16
Last comment 09/30/2014 by Wrench twirler

Why LiFi? by Roger Pink

05/08/2014 by Roger Pink
The Coming Data Crunch Everywhere you look nowadays, the world is becoming more mobile. Smart phone...
Views: 564, Comments: 2
Last comment 05/09/2014 by Rixter
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The CR4 Admin Blog

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IHS Engineering360 Tour

10/02/2014 by SavvyExacta
IHS Engineering360 launched one week ago. The new site is a great resource for engineers because it offers supplier and part search, daily news and...
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Changes to CR4 Navigation

09/25/2014 Welcome to the new IHS Engineering360! As you can see, there have been some slight changes to the navigation on CR4. Check out the graphic and explana...
Views: 383, Comments: 15
Last comment 09/29/2014 by Wrench twirler

CR4 and IHS Engineering360: New Online Destination for Engineers

09/02/2014 After 10 years of strategic planning and acquisitions, IHS Engineering360 will be released in September. Upon launch, this will become the largest onl...
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Last comment 09/25/2014 by Phys
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Challenge Questions

320 blog entries, 27348 comments (1 Viewing)

The Merlin Rocket Engine: Newsletter Challenge (October 2014)

10/01/2014 This month's Challenge Question: Specs & Techs from IHS Engineering360: The SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 uses nine Merlin 1D rocket engines in its first...
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Views: 1471, Comments: 45
Last comment 10/17/2014 by WilhelmHKoen

Balloon Ride: Newsletter Challenge (September 2014)

09/01/2014 This month's Challenge Question: Specs & Techs from GlobalSpec: You are inside a car with the windows closed, and you are holding a helium ballo...
Pathfinder Tags: challenge question
Views: 4016, Comments: 40
Last comment 09/23/2014 by redfred

The Sprinkler Mystery: Newsletter Challenge (August 2014)

08/01/2014 This month's Challenge Question: Specs & Techs from GlobalSpec: An old home's new sprinklers are scheduled to start up at 9 PM but do not. A tec...
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Views: 4604, Comments: 144
Last comment 09/04/2014 by JE in Chicago
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Defense & Security Technology

77 blog entries, 1168 comments (0 Viewing)

Syrian Chemical Weapons Destruction Problematic

09/25/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
A recent U.S. statement said Syria could have withheld some of its chemical weapons from destruction. While the stocks turned over have been destr...
Views: 160, Comments: 2
Last comment 09/29/2014 by Wrench twirler

China's Hong Kong Listening Post Revealed

08/24/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The purpose of a geodesic dome atop Hong Kong's highest mountain was unveiled recently in IHS Jane's Defence Weekly. The facility has been operating...
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Last comment 08/25/2014 by Unredundant

Sea Drone is Solar Powered

07/03/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Eco Marine Power's Aquarius USV (unmanned surface vessel) will be a trimaran covered with "marine grade" solar cells to charge its Li-ion batter...
Views: 389, Comments: 7
Last comment 07/08/2014 by europium mkII
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Physics In Film

9 blog entries, 85 comments (0 Viewing)

Medieval Physics - Siege Engines

09/03/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
I don't think a blog series titled Medieval Physics would be complete without a discussion of siege engines. Siege engines were the machines that made...
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Last comment 09/09/2014 by SavvyExacta

Medieval Physics - Jousting

08/26/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
In a previous blog entry I gave a short summary of the physics and history of the bow and arrow (thanks to all you CR4 users who shared your insight a...
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Last comment 08/29/2014 by phoenix911

Medieval Physics - Bows & Arrows

08/12/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
Of the many interesting events that take place in the summer, one of my favorites are Renaissance fairs. Seeing the participants in character and cost...
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Last comment 08/13/2014 by suresh sharma
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The Engineer's Notebook

324 blog entries, 5342 comments (0 Viewing)

Engineering Degree? Your 'Get Out of Jury Duty Free' Card

08/20/2014 by HUSH
Jury duty is often described as a consequence of citizenship. "It's a civic duty!" and "Give back to your community!" are two of the more guilt-lace...
Pathfinder Tags: career engineer jury duty
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Last comment 08/26/2014 by adreasler

Life is Random

07/30/2014 by HUSH
I'm sure that by now you've heard yet another Jurassic Park film will be released next year. This time around the dinosaurs run amok and eat people,...
Pathfinder Tags: dinosaur extinction life Mars
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Last comment 08/04/2014 by europium mkII

Build a Better Fourth

07/02/2014 by HUSH
I may or may not have mentioned this before, but the Fourth of July is awesome. It's an unusual holiday here in the U.S., as it's our only federal h...
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Notes & Lines

18 blog entries, 116 comments (0 Viewing)

Acoustic Guitar Tonewoods

07/26/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
I remember the day I received my acoustic guitar, and played it for the first time. In the moment, it seemed produced the most beautiful sound I had e...
Views: 364, Comments: 14
Last comment 08/06/2014 by Holzfeller

For Love of the Index

05/09/2014 by Hannes
If you're a literate human who's a (diligent) knowledge worker or (diligent) student, chances are you've used an index this week. Or at least you di...
Pathfinder Tags: books index indexing
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Wait...What'd I Just Say?

03/27/2014 by Hannes
Several months ago, an acquaintance decided to try out a speech recognition software program to cure writer's block. He found it to be quite "inte...
Pathfinder Tags: ambiguity natural language processing nlp words
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Last comment 04/02/2014 by Calnet42
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TechnoTourist’s Engineering Expeditions

80 blog entries, 461 comments (0 Viewing)

Vacation Destinations for Engineers

07/17/2014 by SavvyExacta
What are your summer vacation plans? TechnoTourist has compiled a list of some destinations of engineering interest that have been featured on the b...
Views: 436, Comments: 11
Last comment 07/22/2014 by SavvyExacta

Castell de Bellver - Mallorca Spain's Circular Castle

11/02/2013 by SavvyExacta
Bellver Castle, or Castell de Bellver, is located in Palma de Mallorca and dates back to the 14^th century. This particular castle is unique because...
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Animal Science

210 blog entries, 1914 comments (0 Viewing)

Ways to Care for Your Aging Cat

06/16/2014 by SwissMiss
One of my most cherished memories is the day I adopted my first cat. My younger self was delighted to have a new friend, and as we grew together ove...
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Last comment 06/20/2014 by SwissMiss

Jeepers, Creepers... a Different Kind of Peepers!

05/01/2014 by SavvyExacta
The birds are singing, the grass is greening, and the peepers are peeping. Spring has finally sprung here in upstate New York after a long, long win...
Pathfinder Tags: ANIMAL SCIENCE frogs hibernation peepers
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Last comment 05/02/2014 by lyn

Would You Do Anything for Love? Cardinals Will!

02/14/2014 by SavvyExacta
As you enjoy your morning coffee you gaze out the window and watch the birds at the feeder. But what's going on in the distance - is something attac...
Pathfinder Tags: bird behavior
Views: 684, Comments: 6
Last comment 02/19/2014 by Doggoneit
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The Standard

1 blog entries, 3 comments (0 Viewing)

Safety News:The Helmet Debate in Girls Lacrosse

06/12/2014 by KevinCassidy
Recently, the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) voted to require the use of helmets by high school girls lacrosse players in Florida st...
Pathfinder Tags: ANSI ASTM Head Protection helmet Lacrosse ...
Views: 188, Comments: 3
Last comment 06/17/2014 by phoenix911
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WoW Blog (Woman of the Week)

159 blog entries, 452 comments (2 Viewing)

Women Redefining Leadership in STEM and IT

05/10/2014 by Chelsey H
As of 2014, there is still a lack of female representation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Women hold just about 32 percent of...
Views: 448, Comments: 3
Last comment 05/11/2014 by europium mkII
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Dangerous Drilling - Oil & Gas Rig Safety

03/06/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
Crude oil and natural gas have over the last hundred plus years become critical to our way of life and economy. Not only do they satisfy a huge chun...
Views: 515, Comments: 2
Last comment 03/06/2014 by texasron
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What Is It?

60 blog entries, 1628 comments (0 Viewing)

What Is It? for 2/28/2014

02/28/2014 What is this stuff?
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What Is It? for 2/22/2014

02/22/2014 What is this item? Two views are shown. Share your guesses below!
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Views: 991, Comments: 71
Last comment 03/02/2014 by Andy Germany

What Is It? for 2/15/2014

02/15/2014 What is this? Bonus points if you can guess where it is, too!
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Last comment 03/06/2014 by steven phaneuf
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Great Engineers & Scientists

144 blog entries, 498 comments (0 Viewing)

U.S. Presidents Who Were Engineers

02/16/2014 by SavvyExacta
Monday is Presidents' Day in the USA. In honor of Washington and all other presidents we will take a look at those who contributed something to engi...
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Last comment 02/21/2014 by suresh sharma
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"On This Day" In Engineering History

232 blog entries, 817 comments (0 Viewing)

October 31, 1941 – The Completion of Mount Rushmore

10/31/2013 by cheme_wordsmithy
One of the fondest memories I have from my "Out West" trip 6 years ago was arriving at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota. Though I...
Pathfinder Tags: monuments Mount Rushmore October 31
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Last comment 11/02/2013 by ronseto
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Other Blog Entries of Interest

Are Energized Fluids the Economic Alternative?

10/03/2014 posted in Rockaholic Adventures
by Shawn
Suppliers, researchers, and service companies working in unconventional oil and natural gas plays look to displace large volumes of hydraulic fract...
Pathfinder Tags: energized fluids energized foams energized fracture treatments
Views: 154, Comments: 0

Galactic Puzzle (take 2)

09/23/2014 posted in Relativity and Cosmology
by Jorrie
Galaxies usually occur in galactic clusters or super-clusters, where from a few tens to a few thousand galaxies move in huge orbits around some...
Pathfinder Tags: Expansion rate Hubble flow
Views: 297, Comments: 23
Last comment 09/25/2014 by dkwarner

Do We Live In a White Hole?

08/28/2014 posted in Relativity and Cosmology
by Jorrie
At the event horizon radius of a normal black hole (BH), things 'fall in' at the local speed of light, or more subtly said, "space itself falls in...
Pathfinder Tags: black hole White hole
Views: 454, Comments: 29
Last comment 09/26/2014 by James Stewart

Slo' Mo' Hat Cam

07/04/2014 posted in Workbench Creations
by Del the cat
I wanted to see how my arrows were flying from my bow, specifically flight arrows. A flight arrow presents a conundrum, you'd think you would want...
Views: 715, Comments: 67
Last comment 07/15/2014 by europium mkII

The Poisson Distribution by Roger Pink

02/26/2014 posted in Derivations
by Roger Pink
The Poisson distribution, named for Simeon Denis Poisson, is a discrete probability distribution that expresses the probability of a given number...
Views: 415, Comments: 0

Whistling Walnut!

12/28/2013 posted in Workbench Creations
by Del the cat
What to do with the walnut shells left over from Christmas? Make a whistling arrow . I'd been toying with the idea for ages, and if you try an...
Views: 805, Comments: 33
Last comment 01/02/2014 by artsmith