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Can someone point me to a good comparison of the various forums of temperature measurement? (Thermocouples,...
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This isn't really an "engineering" question but I really didn't know where else to ask. I just want to know if any of...
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Is it possible to create an object that is basically a spinning top but because of the way it is made will spin...
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This is just something I was thinking about... would it be better to design a scuba flipper that has only one up and...
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I believe it seems possible that a plasma generator could be constructed to ionize the gases used in the making of the...
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I work at a cement distribution terminal. We load bulk powdered cement pneumatically into ships. Part of this...
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Why is magnesium not used much for engine castings? the old air cooled VW engines were light enough (bare) to be...
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I need some infos about Semenov's equation that estimate AIT's hydrocarbons (autoignition temperature) at different...
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I'm doing a project on flow rates in a pipe system using the hazen williams formula, does anyone know of a spread...
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Hello Forum , i am new here and new to this domaine ( laser and laser displays ). I have a motor ( polygonal mirrors )...
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Synchronizing panel contains of number of generators, and there is some cases of these generators - standby...
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i have got a problem with a calculation involving a filter, i hope you all with lend me a helping hand. to...
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I am wondering what the upper limit for frequency is currently as far as audio signal generators go. Basically I...
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So me and a few friends have a crazy idea for a science fair project. We want to make a small toy car that runs from...
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Does someone here know about high energy lasers? As I understand it, at a certain field strength you damage your...
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Need to deal with Maxwell's Equations by a numerical point of view. Usual, Whitney Elements are used for Finite...
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could anybody suggest me a book on fluid mechanics which provide strong basics as well as detailed knowledge thanks
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Hey This may seem like a homework question, but its actually extending my knowledge... I attended a lab, and it...
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I have bought a new house in Washington (Seattle), which has two lots of 30 x 40 ft and 40 x 60 ft sizes. The second...
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