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16. As part of a heat-treating process, an alloy-steel billet, initially at 1032F, is cooled in a 32F air stream. ...
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what is the cheapest and low power diesel engine available at present? i am seeking 3 KW engine with of minimum weight...
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Hi all, I've heard people try to estimate the carbon footprint from the production of cars based on the cost of...
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If an accelerometer reads +1 g when it is at rest and facing upwards, must I subtract 1 g from each reading when it...
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It needs to perform at least 50 cycles with a cumulative error of no more than 30 minutes. This is for a home...
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I saw those giant wind turbines stopped working in winter, since winter has most wind in four seasons. so, what good...
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I want to know approximately how compressible a fluid can become when H2O bubbles are present. Does anyone know how...
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Does anyone know what the common technical name for the attached image of a spring loaded pin? I am pretty sure it is...
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I have a conveyor that travels radially. I need to calculate the HP needed to move it. It works on a concrete slab....
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What is the physical meaning of sensitivity and complimentary sensitivity in a sytem?
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