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A number of questions, particularly involving homework, often involve some basic engineering. In the US, the...
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Hi All, Since from childhood we are reading a formula Torque,T = F x r where f is the force and r isthe...
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what does the u(-t) mean in unit step funtion in basic function of signal and system?how can be time taken as -ve?
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Hello, For 1-dimensional z-transforms, the final value theorem says that for a sequence x with z-transform X(z), we...
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If you would be so kind, I need to interview someone currently working as an engineer. Questions are as follows. (If...
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Hey, I have some questions about alumina in an ultrahigh vacuum. To heat a metal (Mo) body (~1300C) I was thinking of...
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Hi. I have a scenario where I am spooling line onto a hollow housing of given minor and major diameters. The velocity...
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I recently acquired an old oiless Gast vacuum pump for low vacuum experiments. What is the optimal configuration for...
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Trying to calculate this for work. Have 160,000 lbs drop 45 ft with mud weight of 16.5
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I need some help estimating the heat transfer of a system. If I have an exposed length of pipe with a dynamic fluid...
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I am building a new 1.5 (Metric) tonne capacity tipping body for a small van. My question is concerned with the...
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Hi I am trying to determine the power usage of a progressive cavity pump in an oil well setting. I have some data to...
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I'm looking pneumatic/hydraulic simulation software. Anyone know any good ones? It would be nice if they had a trail...
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Hello, I would be pleased if someone could explain me how a partially threaded screw (lag screw) exerts compressive...
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Please look at the attached pictures. I have 10 lb (45 N) of force applied at the end of the arm. We are seeing some...
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For any financial engineers here who understand Hull's derivative pricing book. I've gone through chapter 12 (Wiener...
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How does the water pump inside a steam iron work?
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Last semester I took an Engineering Graphics course and the software we used was the I-DEAS by NX.. Somebody has...
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How does white light scanning work? I know the system is used in industry to measure parts for dimensions like...
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See link ro forum in homework/coursework section Thanks
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