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Miami Bridge Collapse

03/16/2018 by Rixter
The suspension bridge that collapsed in Miami was apparently erected without a support column or suspension cables. Comments? https://www.usatoday....
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Last comment 03/21/2018 by horace40

Is it Load Bearing?

03/12/2018 by Anonymous Poster
Hey guys, I'm sure you get this question constantly. Hopefully this will be an easier one. I removed all of the drywall. Can I remove everything to t...
Views: 288, Comments: 16
Last comment 03/13/2018 by JE in Chicago

Check for Overturning

03/08/2018 by Johnson David
Hello house, Pls how do i check for overturning with the values given on the table below. The values were gotten from the analysis and design of a 15...
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Last comment 03/13/2018 by PWSlack

French Drains

03/01/2018 by machia0705
I’ve been installing commercial and residential drainage systems since the 1980’s . I’ve studied many publications on groundwater ,...
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Last comment 03/06/2018 by MR. Guest
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Guess the Architecture

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Guess the Architecture for 3/20/2018

SolarEagle provided this week's submission. Are you able to identify his building?
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Last comment 03/21/2018 by PWSlack

Guess the Architecture for 3/13/2018

Do you recognize this week's building? Care to take a guess?
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Last comment 03/15/2018 by JPool
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

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Staying Cool: Increasing the Lifespan of Your Electrical Components

09/17/2017 by ahorner_22
Warm temperatures can wreak havoc on electrical components and other manufacturing machinery. Heat may cause system failure, thermal aging and reduc...
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Last comment 09/26/2017 by terrapin

LA Port Upgrade Planned by New Owners

07/11/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The EQT Infrastructure III fund will buy 90% of Global Gateway South, a leading terminal in the Port of Los Angeles, with an enterprise value of $875...
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Building & Design Blog

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Living in a Pig: Mitchell Joachim’s In Vitro Meat Habitat

08/22/2017 by MaggieMc
A month ago when I wrote about structures grown from mushrooms, I imagined I’d found myself the strangest potential future for grown buildings....
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Last comment 08/22/2017 by SolarEagle

Taking the Pop Up to the Next Level

07/13/2017 by MaggieMc
This crazy little pre-fab ‘builds itself’ at the touch of a button, in less than ten minutes. Termed a “dynamic property asset”...
Views: 531, Comments: 12
Last comment 12/22/2017 by adreasler
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Scroll Compressors for Use with R1234 Refrigerants

07/05/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The new CSH series, which is based on the proven design elements of the innovative BITZER compact screw, is certified to use some of the most up-to-da...
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Low GWP Refrigerants — Understanding GWP, GHG, ODP, and Climate Change

04/29/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
See an engineer's perspective on global warming and climate from man-made gases and refrigerants. While the current U.S. administration may choose to...
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Construction Tools & Equipment

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Fewer Malfunctions and Lower Costs Thanks to Smarter Maintenance Model

04/20/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Researchers at the University of Twente have developed a mathematical model for improving the maintenance schedule for trains, rails, aircraft, self-d...
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How Would You Fix It? Garage Foundation

08/27/2014 posted in Workbench Creations
by SavvyExacta
The photos below are of a pre-1900 building that was most recently used as a garage. As you can see, there is a problem with the foundation. A plan f...
Views: 1109, Comments: 26
Last comment 09/12/2017 by The Wizard

Caption This for 06/14/13

06/13/2013 posted in Caption This!
by Kaplin
This week's image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to Usbport for submitting this image.
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November 13, 1927 – The Holland Tunnel Opens

11/13/2009 posted in "On This Day" In Engineering History
by Steve Melito
On this day in engineering history, the first of 51,694 vehicles drove through the Holland Tunnel, a dual-tube structure that passes beneath the H...
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DIY Grape Arbor (Part 1)

09/14/2009 posted in Workbench Creations
by U V
Well, it has been a busy summer. I built this grape arbor for my parents' 50th wedding anniversary. Then I had arthroscopic surgery on my knee last...
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Prepare for the Juan De Fuca Disaster

03/27/2008 posted in Rockaholic Adventures
by Shawn
The Juan De Fuca Plate is the modern-day cause of volcanic activity, earthquakes and tsunamis in the northwest quadrant of the continental United S...
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