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Tests On The Electric Car Motors

29th June 2011
The principal efforts in the development of autonomous electric buses (this is, without trolleys and wires) have involved limited production of very expensive fuel cell vehicles. The most economically effective development in this area involves the creati... Read >
Author: Ivory Salas

Carbon Steel Buildings and the Importance of Sustainability

13th June 2011
Sustainability is a word that is nowadays becoming more and more the norm. Sustainability can refer to anything and everything that has the ability to make an imprint on the planet and is now of such importance due to the fact that there hasn't always bee... Read >
Author: CA Real Estate

Steel Roof Deck: What Are the Different Types?

06th May 2011
The Wide Rib Roof Deck is the most popular steel roof deck and has the highest strength to weight ratio of all the steel roof decks. It is 22-gauge roof deck, most commonly called a Type B roof deck. The Wide R Roof Deck can handle a stress load at any sp... Read >
Author: Jonathan Steele

Can Titanium Rings be Cut Off?

02nd December 2010
In essentially any discussion about titanium rings on the Internet, the question comes up if they can be cut off. Invariably in those discussions, there will also be someone who has heard on the Internet that they canít be cut, and emergency personnel wil... Read >
Author: BrainReed000

Melting & Recovery Of Aluminium Drink Cans, Swarf, & Bottle Tops

09th November 2010
The excellent property of aluminiumAluminium (aluminium profile in particular) offers plenty of advantages over other materials (and other forming processes). Some other materials may offer some of the beneficial characteristics of aluminium profiles, but... Read >
Author: Harrison Vega

Advantages of Carbon Fibre Composites

01st November 2010
Carbon fibre can be explained as very thin strong fibres and is generally used to reinforce composite materials, particularly the category of materials known as carbon fibre or graphite reinforced polymers. Itís also known as the reinforced plastic or car... Read >
Author: John Smith

Basics of Structural Steel Beam-Column Connections

19th October 2010
Steel construction has significant benefits over its counterparts like wood and concrete construction such as excellent strength to weight ratio, fire resistance, ease of installation and cost-effective maintenance. With these benefits, though, come some ... Read >
Author: Outsourcingsteel

Polyethylene Foam

03rd August 2010
Polyethylene foam can be divided into three useful and distinctive types. These are closed cell foam, EVA foam and moulded foam. One of the great things about polyethylene foams in general terms is its strength to weight ratio. You probably don't realise ... Read >
Author: nickcampbell

THREE REASONS WHY P90X IS NOT THE ANSWER FOR BUILDING MUSCLE

03rd June 2010
The P90X Program, while wildly popular (at least in the hope that it promises those that are lured in during one of it's many showings on late night infomercials or now on QVC) is sadly leaving a large percentage of those that follow it in the proverbial ... Read >
Author: Jeff Cavaliere MSPT, CSCS

The 4 Types of Floor Drain Grate Covers

21st May 2010
Drains are meant to carry bad waters and have to be covered with floor drain grates. These grates are covers installed on top of the drain holes to avoid large items (which may block the internal system) from falling into it. Due to the different requirem... Read >
Author: mohsinlangah

MMA Strength Training: Relative Strength

26th August 2009
One of the best examples of relative strength, absolute strength to body weight ratio, in mixed martial arts was the late Bruce Lee. It was said that he was pound for pound one of the strongest martial artists of his time, weighing between 130 - 140 pound... Read >
Author: Derek Manuel

Characteristics of Composite Material

09th April 2009
Objects can be classified on the basis of material used for manufacturing. Engineered materials that are made up of more than one material of desired chemical and physical property are called composite material. Composite mainly comprises of materials... Read >
Author: Ryan Marley
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