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Minor Losses Laminar Flow

05/24/2016 by ChemistUSX
Hi all, I have the next doubt Is it still valid for laminar flow calculate the head minor losses, hs, like hs = ∑(k*v^2/2g) If it is that wa...
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Last comment 05/24/2016 by phoenix911

Jerk or no jerk at all

05/24/2016 by Mr. small
I am mind struck by rubbles and ditches on a rough road. Is there any good use of jerking?
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Last comment 05/25/2016 by dkwarner

Dilution Anomaly in LiBr York Chillers YIA-ES5C3 vs YPC-ST400

05/23/2016 by nightcrawler
@ambient temperature=42Celsius, CoolingWater temperature=33Celsius We have two York chillers both 400TR with following overview: 1]YIA-ES5C3 (early...
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Last comment 05/23/2016 by PWSlack

Vacuum Gauge Vibration

05/23/2016 by qiniso
Hi we are refurbishing an exhauster with vanes and rotor, when am testing it the vacuum gauge does not stand still but it keeps vibrating, which I be...
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Last comment 05/24/2016 by Deefburger

Change in Input energy

05/20/2016 by Anonymous Poster
In a vapor absorption cycle system, if there is change in input energy that is energy at generator then will there be any change in energy extracted a...
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Last comment 05/21/2016 by piyusharas
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Motors Blog

74 blog entries, 1285 comments (0 Viewing)

Intelligent Motors Monitor Their Performance

05/02/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Engineers from Saarland University in Germany are developing self-monitoring motor systems that function without added sensors. Instead, the motor co...
Views: 87, Comments: 1
Last comment 05/02/2016 by 70AARCuda

Back to the Future (Again) with the DeLorean

12/23/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Their goal was not only to turn a regular car into an electric vehicle, but to do it in style. So students and staff at Queens University Belfast in...
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Drones - No Longer Science Fiction

11/02/2015 by cheme_wordsmithy
Over the last couple years we've seen a dramatic increase in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) by the private sector and the hobbyist. Major...
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Last comment 11/09/2015 by machia0705
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Motion Control Components

105 blog entries, 937 comments (0 Viewing)

Testbed Demos Time Sensitive Wireless Networks

05/01/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A broad swath of industrial automation firms have co-developed the first testbed aimed at demonstrating reliable functionality of wireless Ethernet c...
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Strengthening Security in Industrial Control Systems

03/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Maintaining reliable control of industrial systems requires more than deploying quality devices in a connected network. Today's operations require a...
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Portable Device Harvests Energy from Chaotic Motion

02/01/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Engineers have long pursued the idea that the energy of chaotic motion - everything from walking to ocean tides - could be harnessed for electric...
Views: 218, Comments: 3
Last comment 02/02/2016 by Rixter
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Pump Technology Blog

88 blog entries, 586 comments (0 Viewing)

Focus on Subsea Pumping Kicks Off Standardization Efforts

04/29/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Norway's DNV GL has partnered with Petrobras, Shell, Statoil, and Woodside to standardize subsea processing systems, and to mitigate cost inflation a...
Views: 59, Comments: 0

Desalination Plant Pumps Potable Water 10 Miles

04/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Dubbed the largest in the western hemisphere, the recently commissioned Claude "Bud" Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant in California takes in 100 mil...
Views: 187, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/23/2016 by SolarEagle

On the WEF Agenda: Green-infrastructure Skills Certification

03/28/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A detailed report from DC Water, summarized on IHS Engineering360, describes plans by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) to work jointly with DC...
Views: 58, Comments: 1
Last comment 03/29/2016 by jhhassociates
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Valve Technology Blog

81 blog entries, 598 comments (0 Viewing)

Mandate Targets Methane Emissions

04/07/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The U.S. and Canada have agreed on a plan to fight climate change, including cutting methane emissions, reports Scientific American. Methane emission...
Views: 120, Comments: 6
Last comment 04/14/2016 by wolfie62

Key Valves Failed at Fukushima

02/06/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Nearly five years after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake in Japan triggered an accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, the Tokyo Electric...
Views: 398, Comments: 7
Last comment 02/10/2016 by JBTardis

Industry Weighing Water Loss Worries

01/07/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Every day there are an estimated 800 water main breaks; more than five million breaks have occurred in North America since 2000, according to a wa...
Views: 178, Comments: 1
Last comment 01/08/2016 by SHOCKHISCAN
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Hydraulics Blog

66 blog entries, 464 comments (0 Viewing)

When to Choose a "Smart" Component

04/03/2016 by SavvyExacta
Deciding whether to upgrade to a component connected to the IoT (Internet of Things) can be tough. Will it be worth the investment? Will it be relia...
Pathfinder Tags: connected device hydraulics iot valves
Views: 81, Comments: 0

Hydraulic Hybrids Could Better EPA Standards

12/03/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed future large diesel trucks burn from 16% to 24% less fuel by 2027. Parker Hannifin n...
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Students Meet 'Chainless Challenge'

06/08/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Last month, teams of engineering students gathered in Southern California to compete in Parker Hannifin's Chainless Challenge to power a bicycle hy...
Views: 476, Comments: 3
Last comment 06/12/2015 by James Stewart
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Mechanical Power Transmission

66 blog entries, 634 comments (0 Viewing)

A Self-contained Marine Hydraulic Clutch System with Integrated PTO

03/18/2016 by SavvyExacta
A self-contained hydraulic clutch system (SCS) can be a beneficial option for marine propulsion applications. For example, an SCS can offer: * Imp...
Pathfinder Tags: clutch hydraulic clutch marine
Views: 125, Comments: 0
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Mechanical Components Blog

125 blog entries, 909 comments (0 Viewing)

Fiber Reinforcement for 3D Printing

03/05/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Not so long ago, few would have predicted the integration of so many manufacturing technologies into 3D printing processes, the latest being fiber re...
Views: 142, Comments: 0

Plugging the Gaps in Wind Power Efficiency

01/20/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Most of the world's wind turbines are three-bladed and typically convert about one percent of available wind energy into electricity. That low figure...
Views: 283, Comments: 6
Last comment 03/20/2016 by RAMConsult

Designing for Sustainability

12/14/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
One of the toughest assignments in any product design project is performing the calculations and assessments of a product's environmental impact. Thi...
Views: 352, Comments: 0
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Workbench Creations

162 blog entries, 2030 comments (1 Viewing)

3D Printing a NASA Space Wrench - Video

02/01/2016 by SavvyExacta
Watch our 3D printer create a NASA space wrench! You may have seen our previous posts explaining that we would be conducting a live Periscope broadca...
Pathfinder Tags: 3D Printing additive manufacturing NASA nasa space wrench periscope
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Wandering Worklight!

01/25/2016 by Del the cat
I've always fancied trying stop motion animation... Mrs Cat gave me a LED Torch/Worklight... it seems to have a mind of it's own! I should hav...
Views: 300, Comments: 8
Last comment 01/26/2016 by CaptMoosie

Building a Yew Warbow

01/24/2016 by Del the cat
I've been blogging my bow building for several years now, but recently taken to using Youtube more as the video quality is much better than posting di...
Views: 343, Comments: 12
Last comment 01/26/2016 by JBTardis
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Drives Blog

72 blog entries, 884 comments (0 Viewing)

Energy-saving VFDs Like Yoga for Motors

12/13/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
An interview with a variable frequency drive (VFD) product manager reveals the other benefit VFDs deliver, besides energy conservation: elimination o...
Views: 347, Comments: 0

Thumbs Up for the Hannover Fair

07/21/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The theme of this exhaustive Drives & Controls report from the 2015 Hannover Fair: Industry 4.0 and the trend toward more robots working along...
Views: 276, Comments: 0

Automate 2015 Review Highlights Motion-control Developments

06/01/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
AutomationWorld director of content/editor-in-chief David Greenfield takes readers on a tour of three booths at Automate 2015, March 23-26 in Chicago,...
Views: 224, Comments: 0
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Pneumatics Blog

97 blog entries, 648 comments (0 Viewing)

Can Air Power Help Reduce Deadly Police Chases?

09/14/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Fictional high-speed chases may be fun to watch on TV or in movies, but the real thing can be deadly for innocent people who happen to be in the way...
Views: 536, Comments: 13
Last comment 09/16/2015 by Unredundant
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GEA Co-Sponsors Technical Conference

03/27/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
We are pleased to be one of the sponsors of the 2013 ASHRAE Region VI Technical Conference being held May 1 and 2 in our hometown of La Crosse, WI. T...
Pathfinder Tags: GEA hvac industry HVAC technologies
Views: 257, Comments: 0

World's Tallest Building (A Prefab) - Update From China

03/20/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
We have been following this ambitious undertaking of building the world's tallest building, the 220 floor "Sky City", in an incredibly short three mo...
Pathfinder Tags: buildings china hvac fabricated buildings Prefab Buildings
Views: 1008, Comments: 10
Last comment 07/22/2014 by RandallAvery

Supply Chain Insights - an Industry Veteran's View

03/13/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
In my thirty plus years in Strategic Supply Chain I have come to appreciate the constant evolution in our business. I'd like to share with you today...
Pathfinder Tags: global sourcing HVAC
Views: 333, Comments: 1
Last comment 03/14/2013 by JNB

Customer Centric Concepts – Unlocking the Secrets

03/06/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
The term Customer Centric Concepts came from our 25 years of experience developing and maintaining account relationships with Trane's National Account...
Pathfinder Tags: Customer Centric Concepts Customer Satisfaction HVAC Partners
Views: 328, Comments: 11
Last comment 03/12/2013 by Yusef1

HVAC Materials – An Evolution

02/27/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by psikorsky
This week GEA's PJ Sikorsky answers questions about materials used in HVAC products over the years. 1. What has been the biggest change in materials...
Pathfinder Tags: Corrosion HVAC Metallurgist materials materials selection New Refrigerants
Views: 560, Comments: 1
Last comment 08/26/2013 by 129CBRider

Ozone Layer Healing, But...

02/15/2013 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by larhere
According to the ozone sensors on Europe's MetOp weather satellite, the hole over Antarctica in 2012 was the smallest in the last 10 years. Since...
Pathfinder Tags: Antartic hole global warming ozone layer
Views: 581, Comments: 24
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