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Amazon is Listening

05/25/2018
posted in General Discussion
by HiTekRedNek
Privacy as my generation knows it is dead. This latest link shows that amazon really is listening. http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-...
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Last comment 05/25/2018 by HiTekRedNek
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Welding of Duct Reducer to Flange

05/25/2018
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by dreamz
We have two ducts one of carbon steel (CS) and other of stainless steel (SS). The flanges used in SS duct are of CS material, owing to cost considera...
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Last comment 05/25/2018 by SolarEagle
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ABB ACS800 How to Run in V/HZ

05/24/2018
posted in Electrical Engineering
by minggrabber
I have finished reforming the capacitors of an ABB ACS800, I followed the ABB recommended procedure. Now for testing I want to run the drive in Volts/...
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Last comment 05/25/2018 by PWSlack
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Double-slit Experiment at Home?

05/24/2018
posted in General Discussion
by SSCpal
What would be needed to perform the classic double-slit experiment at home? What results could be observed? Or is expensive laboratory equipment requi...
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Last comment 05/25/2018 by Rixter
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Cooling a Packed Bed with an A/C

05/24/2018
posted in General Discussion
by weverrett
Scenario: A cylindrical 10'D x 16'H vessel is filled with 9' of packing in the middle of the vessel(think small pellets). You have a 2 large nozzles...
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Last comment 05/25/2018 by Doorman
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3 Phase Utility Power Metering

05/24/2018
posted in Electrical Engineering
by breezez
I was asked by to look into our power bill why the KW being used seemed to be so high relative to our production level. So I built a meter map of all...
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Last comment 05/24/2018 by ramvinod
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EC 60034-1 7.5 Voltage (Peak and Gradient) Withstand Levels

05/24/2018
posted in Electrical Engineering
by 7anoter4
IEC 60034-1 7.5 Voltage (peak and gradient) withstand levels, states: For a.c. motors the manufacturer shall declare a limiting value for the peak vo...
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Last comment 05/24/2018 by Brave Sir Robin
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Truck Will Not Stay Running

05/23/2018
posted in General Discussion
by NSS
I have a truck, (Details below) That will not stay running. It starts rather easily. But will only run for 30 to 60 seconds. Then it sputters and dies...
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Last comment 05/25/2018 by SolarEagle
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Tesla Slammed Over 'Deceptive' Autopilot Name in Letter to U.S. Regulators

05/23/2018
posted in General Discussion
by wrenchtwirler
It was inevitable given the huge contradiction between the fantasy and the reality.
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Last comment 05/25/2018 by Jpfalt
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Where Do They Come Up With These Intergalactic Names?

05/23/2018
posted in General Discussion
by lyn
Recently, while visiting the Atomic Diffusion Additive Manufacturing to Print Metal Parts thread, this name came up:"area called aectual ,pronounced a...
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Last comment 05/24/2018 by tonyhemet
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Designing Safer Digital Circuits for Interfacing and Driving Signals

05/23/2018
posted in Communications & Electronics
by Shyam
Hello, I am working on age old already extensively explored problem of "Designing safer digital circuits for interfacing and driving signals". We al...
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Last comment 05/24/2018 by Shyam
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Like a Bridge Over ... Where am I?

05/23/2018
posted in Civil Engineering
by JE in Chicago
I'm not sure who the fellow in the background is, but he too must have been drawn to this location.
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Last comment 05/25/2018 by dkwarner
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Magtube Question

05/20/2018
posted in Aerospace
by Edward Barnett
I just joined to get some expert advice please. Magtube would be similar to Hyperloop. Swissmetro and ET3 but instead of vacuum pumps the whole lengt...
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Last comment 05/24/2018 by Stuart21
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Determining Solenoid Condition

05/19/2018
posted in Electrical Engineering
by HiTekRedNek
It's me again,guys,seeking some input on another project. I would like to determine the condition of solenoids in the field while in operation in rea...
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Last comment 05/22/2018 by 67model
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Caption This for 5/25/2018

05/25/2018 posted in Caption This!
by MaggieMc
Here's this week's image. Thanks to JPool for this image! Don't forget, you can always submit your funny photos to us!
05/25/2018 Views: 24, Comments: 12
Last comment 05/25/2018 by BruceFlorida
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Round 2: Guess the Architecture for 5/22/2018

05/25/2018 posted in Guess the Architecture
by MaggieMc
Seeing as last week's building from frankd20 was rather difficult, perhaps his original photo will help. Happy guessing!
05/25/2018 Views: 18, Comments: 1
Last comment 05/25/2018 by frankd20
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Brownfields Cleanup Projects Along Route 66 Land $1.4 Million in EPA Funding

05/24/2018 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Abandoned gas stations and crumbling buildings tend to make up the scenery in many places along Route 66 these days, but a new round of brownfields gr...
05/24/2018 Views: 74, Comments: 1
Last comment 05/25/2018 by JNB
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“Mustang Sally” and the Rapid Pace of Change in the Sixties

05/23/2018 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
I wanted a Ford Mustang almost more than anything when it was introduced in late spring of 1964. It was coolness personified. The little “pony...
05/23/2018 Views: 144, Comments: 1
Last comment 05/23/2018 by phoenix911
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Window Channel Selection Tips

05/22/2018 posted in Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog
by Doug Sharpe
Window channels are rubber gaskets that hold window glass in place and help to secure window frames. They also eliminate rattling and provide protecti...
05/22/2018 Views: 42, Comments: 0
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Guess the Architecture for 5/22/2018

05/22/2018 posted in Guess the Architecture
by MaggieMc
Can you guess this week's building? Thanks to frankd20 for the submission!
05/22/2018 Views: 319, Comments: 9
Last comment 05/25/2018 by redfred
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GM’s Divisions Offered stylish Tachometer Options for its Mid-1960s A-Body Muscle Cars

05/22/2018 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
The tachometer’s significance beyond simply serving as an add-on accessory to instill a sporty image and enhance dealer profit was manifested in...
05/22/2018 Views: 136, Comments: 0
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Woman of the Week – Sylvia Acevedo

05/21/2018 posted in WoW Blog (Woman of the Week)
by lmno24
Sylvia Acevedo is an engineer, rocket scientist and current leader of one of the largest organizations for young women to learn and grow – Girl...
05/21/2018 Views: 138, Comments: 4
Last comment 05/25/2018 by tonyhemet
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Open Diff: How NOT to Sell Your Car

05/21/2018 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
We look at a lot of classified ads in the course of pasting together each day’s Hemmings Daily, and over time, it becomes evident that some ads...
05/21/2018 Views: 170, Comments: 5
Last comment 05/22/2018 by Autobroker
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ACME Lead Screw Systems Lead to Low Friction, High Efficiency

05/20/2018 posted in Mechanical Power Transmission
by erathburn
Lead screws are a common technology used to convert rotary motion into linear motion, and are often used to provide actuation to a set of linear beari...
05/20/2018 Views: 97, Comments: 0
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When Are You Too Old to Learn a New Language?

05/19/2018 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by M-ReeD
If you are under the age of 17, there is still time for you to learn a new language. However, for those of us nowhere near 17, sadly, that ship has sa...
05/19/2018 Views: 336, Comments: 17
Last comment 05/23/2018 by phoenix911
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Caption This 5/18/2018

05/18/2018 posted in Caption This!
by lmno24
Here's this week's image. Submit your funny photos to us!
05/18/2018 Views: 435, Comments: 24
Last comment 05/22/2018 by Randall
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“The largest aggregation of motor vehicles ever started on a trip of such length:” Coast to Coast with the U.S. Army in 1919

05/17/2018 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Any student of the U.S. Interstate Highway System can tell you that the seeds for that network of roads were planted in the summer of 1919, when Dwigh...
05/17/2018 Views: 197, Comments: 0
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New CCCA President: “We need to be focused” to Attract Younger Members

05/16/2018 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Carroll Jensen certainly believes the Classic Car Club of America can only grow by attracting younger members. However, the newly elected president of...
05/16/2018 Views: 94, Comments: 0
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Industry 4.0 for the Real World

05/15/2018 posted in Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog
by Doug Sharpe
Industry 4.0 is a catchphrase and buzzword that you can no longer afford to ignore. This fourth phase of the Industrial Revolution isn’t just ab...
05/15/2018 Views: 86, Comments: 1
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