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i need to interview an engineer for a school project could sombody answer my questions? 1. Why are you a...
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Is it possible to build a physical tesseract? I am thinking of building one, but i'm not sure what to do with the...
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What do you think of this crazy looking engine. And a steam engine that powered...
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In Rc Stephen's book Strength op materials, the longitudinal stress in a cylinder(see) attachment caputure.jpeg. My...
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Electricity and magnetism had been unified under Maxwell's four famous equations. But I wonder if there any method to...
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Hello there, I was wondering how much force can two opposing negative magnets hold. If you had two magnets...
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To the good people of PF, I've been working an a few satellite design projects at school, and we are just getting...
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