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Fire Fighting System for Hydrogenerators

02/09/2016 by ELEMAN
Hello everybody: On specifications on the fire protection system for alternating current Generators for hydropower plants, for some cases it is indic...
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Last comment 02/11/2016 by PWSlack

Recip Compressor

02/06/2016 by encik.oranje
hi all, we are operating a hyper compressor operate at discharge pressure around 2600 barg. suction temperature is normally less than 40 degC and the...
Views: 174, Comments: 21
Last comment 02/08/2016 by James Stewart

Mechanical Question - Gears

02/05/2016 by magdumshirish
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Last comment 02/10/2016 by IQ

Continuous Change of Direction of Rotation

02/03/2016 by SachinHB
Hi guys, I need your help and suggestion on a machine I am designing. The attached drawing shows the part of a machine I am designing. In this the...
Views: 392, Comments: 38
Last comment 02/07/2016 by dkwarner

Research Ideas for Masters Related to CAE/CAD/CAM

02/03/2016 by hassanjehan.093
I want research idea for masters related to topic CAE/CAD/CAM ???? Plz help me some one ... Suggest me some research ideas .... I will be very thankf...
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Valve Technology Blog

80 blog entries, 592 comments (0 Viewing)

Key Valves Failed at Fukushima

02/06/2016 by IHS 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: 285, Comments: 7
Last comment 02/10/2016 by JBTardis

Industry Weighing Water Loss Worries

01/07/2016 by IHS 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: 153, Comments: 1
Last comment 01/08/2016 by SHOCKHISCAN

A Mixed Market

10/10/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Dropping oil prices, aging power generation plants, opportunities for LNG, growth in U.S. wastewater treatment, a faltering Chinese economy, a weaken...
Views: 220, Comments: 3
Last comment 10/12/2015 by phoenix911
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Workbench Creations

162 blog entries, 2030 comments (0 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: 263, 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: 295, Comments: 12
Last comment 01/26/2016 by JBTardis
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Motion Control Components

103 blog entries, 937 comments (0 Viewing)

Portable Device Harvests Energy from Chaotic Motion

02/01/2016 by IHS 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: 139, Comments: 3
Last comment 02/02/2016 by Rixter

Altered Interfaces Take on Wider Role in Automation

05/03/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Industrial HMIs are changing. Text and semi-graphical panels are disappearing, being displaced by wider screens with touch and multi-touch displa...
Views: 408, Comments: 3
Last comment 05/04/2015 by Kilowatt0
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Pump Technology Blog

84 blog entries, 584 comments (0 Viewing)

Water and Wastewater: State of the Industry

01/26/2016 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The coming 24 to 36 months will see plenty of investment in new construction and upgrades to existing facilities within the water and wastewater i...
Views: 116, Comments: 2
Last comment 01/28/2016 by CaptMoosie

Pump VSDs — a New Chapter in Electrohydraulic Systems

12/27/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
While interest in and the potential value of pump variable-speed drives (VSDs) continue to climb, with engineers and fluid power specialists clamorin...
Views: 158, Comments: 0

The Pump-IT Convergence is in Full Swing

11/27/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
A blog post by Pumps & Systems senior technical editor Mike Pemberton addresses the impact of the "digital revolution" on pump manufacturers and...
Views: 143, Comments: 0
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Mechanical Components Blog

124 blog entries, 908 comments (0 Viewing)

Plugging the Gaps in Wind Power Efficiency

01/20/2016 by IHS 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: 223, Comments: 5
Last comment 01/20/2016 by truth is not a compromise

Designing for Sustainability

12/14/2015 by IHS 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: 322, Comments: 0

New Structures for Additive Manufacturing

10/28/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Most design software, one could argue, has been fashioned to help engineers do what they've always done, only faster. That tradition typically involv...
Views: 77, Comments: 0
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Motors Blog

73 blog entries, 1284 comments (0 Viewing)

Back to the Future (Again) with the DeLorean

12/23/2015 by IHS 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...
Views: 212, Comments: 0

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...
Views: 273, Comments: 17
Last comment 11/09/2015 by machia0705
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Drives Blog

72 blog entries, 884 comments (0 Viewing)

Energy-saving VFDs Like Yoga for Motors

12/13/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
An interview with a variable frequency drive (VFD) product manager reveals the other benefit VFDs deliver, besides energy conservation: elimination o...
Views: 250, Comments: 0

Thumbs Up for the Hannover Fair

07/21/2015 by IHS 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: 261, Comments: 0

Automate 2015 Review Highlights Motion-control Developments

06/01/2015 by IHS 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: 202, Comments: 0
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Hydraulics Blog

65 blog entries, 464 comments (0 Viewing)

Hydraulic Hybrids Could Better EPA Standards

12/03/2015 by IHS 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...
Views: 214, Comments: 0

Students Meet 'Chainless Challenge'

06/08/2015 by IHS 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: 445, Comments: 3
Last comment 06/12/2015 by James Stewart

Hydraulic Efficiency Looms Larger and Larger

03/26/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
In a recent Hydraulics & Pneumatics column, hydraulics guru Brendan Casey says energy management will become a major issue for the industry ov...
Views: 192, 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 IHS 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: 443, 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: 237, 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: 984, 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: 312, 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: 309, 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: 534, 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: 559, Comments: 24
Last comment 12/12/2013 by truth is not a compromise