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Fibre Reinforced Polymer

01/23/2016 by Anonymous Poster
HI all, i am a student of the department of mechanical and energy engineering, university of north texas. please i need all the information i can get...
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Last comment 01/28/2016 by kayode Oluwabunmi
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Environmental Technology

121 blog entries, 1441 comments (0 Viewing)

Ocean-Powered Electricity?

02/03/2016 by HUSH
Where I live, gasoline is less than $2 per gallon, and it seems like this price will hold steady for the immediate future. It's a small victory, for...
Pathfinder Tags: hydropower ocean power generation turbine
Views: 207, Comments: 13
Last comment 02/07/2016 by Rixter

Waterbug Bot Energized by Pollutants

01/24/2016 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The small machine pictured is an energetically autonomous robot, or more correctly, a prototype Row-bot. Armed with a microbial fuel cell in its stom...
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Commercial Carbon Capture Now Online in Canada

12/11/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The capture, transport, and storage of carbon dioxide is underway on a commercial scale in Alberta, Canada. Installed at the Athabasca Oil Sands Proj...
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Last comment 12/14/2015 by IdeaSmith
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Water & Wastewater Systems

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Takeoff for Bird-shaped Water Project

02/07/2016 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
A myth is serving as the model for a $40 billion construction project that aims to protect the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, from flooding. Work has b...
Views: 27, Comments: 1
Last comment 02/07/2016 by SolarEagle

Are Condensation Traps The Answer for Water-Thirsty Villagers?

01/20/2016 by HUSH
Every now and then there is a simple, long-existing solution to an enduring problem. Last Monday marked the debut of the Fontus, a water bottle that...
Pathfinder Tags: alternative water condensation condensation trap Water
Views: 236, Comments: 5
Last comment 01/21/2016 by Ed Watts

A New Climate for Infrastructure

01/06/2016 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Climate change is complicating the job of infrastructure design. For example, civil engineers designing levees and pipelines must now take into ac...
Views: 115, Comments: 3
Last comment 01/06/2016 by IdeaSmith
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Alternative & Renewable Energy Blog

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New Reflections on Solar Cell Efficiency

01/12/2016 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The conventional design of solar cells - a semiconductor housed between metal contacts - has an inherent energetic flaw. The shiny metal of the upper...
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Floating a New Tidal Energy Scheme

12/21/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
A time-lapse video condenses the construction and installation of the first BlueTEC tidal energy platform into about five minutes. Realization of the...
Views: 164, Comments: 1
Last comment 12/23/2015 by Mr. small

Novel Pitch Drive Lightens Loads

11/23/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Add variable pitch to a gearbox, and you end up with a very heavy drive mechanism. Or maybe not. A Dallas inventor has developed a hub combining bear...
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E&E Exchange

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Daylight Savings: What Are We Saving?

11/11/2015 by HUSH
It's been a full week, but I just can't get used to the hour change since we fell back an hour back last Sunday. I fall asleep earlier at night. My...
Pathfinder Tags: benefits daylight savings energy efficiency sustainability
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Last comment 11/30/2015 by phoenix911

Getting Help For The World's Plastic Bag Addiction

10/15/2015 by Jonathan Fuller
I've never really developed an effective at-home workflow for my plastic grocery bags. It seems that no matter how many times I try to reinforce the...
Pathfinder Tags: plastic bag recycling waste
Views: 385, Comments: 28
Last comment 10/31/2015 by bluebelly

EPA's New Proposed Rule - A Brief Summary

09/25/2015 by cheme_wordsmithy
On August 31^st 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a proposed rule that will have a significant impact on the way hazardous waste...
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Last comment 10/14/2015 by Unredundant
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Webinar Calendar – January 2016

01/11/2016 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
by SavvyExacta
Engineering360 has a great lineup of webinars each month. Learn about specific topics from industry experts, for free, from the comfort of your own...
Pathfinder Tags: adhesives education electronics emissions pollution control ...
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IHS Introduces New PEV Index

07/27/2015 posted in Automotive Technology
by joekroog
The sails of electric vehicles have caught a warm breeze. The accelerating growth of this segment from special tax incentives, stricter regulations,...
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Last comment 07/30/2015 by Unredundant

Shale Gas, Tight Oil, Carbon Emissions and You

06/29/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Methinks, yet again, there is change blowing in the wind. US President Barack Obama presented his plan for reducing carbon emissions to thwart clim...
Pathfinder Tags: carbon emissions Coal Fired Power Plants Economics Shale Gas Tight Oil
Views: 894, Comments: 21
Last comment 11/09/2015 by machia0705

Getting the Lead OUT!

05/05/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
There is U.S. federal legislation slated to take effect on January 4, 2014 that will improve drinking water quality once again. Such changes may happe...
Pathfinder Tags: ANSI 61 lead free lead in drinking water NSF 372 NSF 61
Views: 770, Comments: 40
Last comment 05/12/2013 by Anonymous Hero

And the Ground Beneath Our Feet, It Shifted

04/07/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
"Game On" is the title; "all in" is the message. The article is a LinkedIn posting made by Jeff Immelt, the now long-tenured chairman of venerable Gen...
Pathfinder Tags: Immelt industrial revolution Maker Movement Oklahoma Shale Gas ...
Views: 770, Comments: 7
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Do Soy-Based Foams Put Ford in the Driver’s Seat?

03/07/2011 posted in Plastics & Resins Blog
by Steve Melito
In the summer of 1941, Henry Ford unveiled a plastic-bodied car that connected industry to agriculture. According to Lowell E. Overly, the former too...
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