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2014-07-08 08:23:19

HOUSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) today announced that Ronald Woll has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, effective immediately. Based in Houston, Mr. Woll will have oversight of company marketing and contract acquisition activities. Mr. Woll has an extensive background in the oil-field services arena in a career covering business development, manufacturing, supply chain, and business process...

2014-07-08 08:22:52

HOUSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) plans to report earnings for the three months ended June 30, 2014 on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, before the open of the financial markets in the United States. Following the earnings report, the Company will conduct a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time to discuss its operating results. Interested parties can listen to the conference call by telephone or over the internet....

2014-07-07 16:21:49

CLEVELAND, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, has worked with LEONI Special Cables GmbH to improve the durability and function of communication cables for oil and gas rigs with ECCOH(TM) High Performance Solutions. Technical support from PolyOne also enabled LEONI to accelerate time-to-market for the specialty cables. "The cable sheathing formulation developed by PolyOne...

2014-07-07 12:22:38

Unique PV Mounting Solutions Designed in Japan NOVATO, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. market will be introduced to a unique line of photovoltaic mounting systems designed and developed by Roof Tech Inc., a subsidiary of Japan's leader in roofing technologies. Roof Tech will showcase its products at Intersolar North America Booth 9732 from July 8th to 10th at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Mounting Systems Designed Exclusively for Residential Solar Installations Roof Tech...

2014-07-07 12:20:35

Engineering Analysis and Material Handling System Implementation by TriFactor, of Lakeland, Florida JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Restoring your 1964 Corvette Stingray brake hose retaining clip and need a reliable source? There is only one place to go: Eckler's. Either online or by calling a customer service representative, Eckler's provides customers world class service which is why they have experienced unprecedented growth over the past five years....

2014-07-07 08:21:19

DUBLIN, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jqz4fc/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Forklift Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Forklift Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global forklift industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic...

2014-07-06 23:00:54

Today, ZDA Communications, a leading antenna company offering a wide range of UHF antennas, announces that it will hold a seminar on how to choose high quality Yagi antennas by explaining some typical molding defects; the seminar will be held on July 12, 2014. (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 Today, ZDA Communications, a leading antenna company offering a wide range of UHF antennas, announces that it will hold a seminar on how to choose high quality Yagi antennas by explaining some typical molding...

2014-07-04 23:02:32

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Forklift Industry” and “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Electric Forklift Industry” market research reports to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Forklift Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on China and Global Forklift market. The report introduces Forklift basic information, including Forklift definition,...

2014-07-04 23:02:03

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Energy Efficient Low Horsepower AC Motors Market: Global Industry Analysis Forecast, Share, Trends, Size and Growth 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/energy-efficient-low-horsepower-ac-motors.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Increasing population over last few years has been raising questions related to energy shortage and severe...

2014-07-03 16:23:52

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market System & Services [Physical Security, Life Safety, Facility Management]; IT Technologies; Industry Verticals - Global Advancements, Worldwide Forecast & Analysis (2014-2019)" by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the IBAS market into various sub-segments with an in-depth analysis and forecasting of revenues. The report also identifies the factors driving this...


Latest Engineering Reference Libraries

Computational Materials Science
2012-06-04 15:42:56

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of June 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal’ focus is on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in concert with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

IEEE Micro
2012-04-29 20:49:22

IEEE Micro is a bimonthly-published broad-based practitioner-oriented magazine of the IEEE Computer Society. Established in 1980, IEEE Micro targets small system and semiconductor chip professionals, including electronic engineers, designers, architects, developers, process improvement experts, testers, quality engineers, and project managers. It features peer-reviewed articles, special focus sections, regular columns by prominent authors, technology news, experience reports, and opinion...

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2010-11-19 17:38:17

A transistor, made of a solid piece of semiconductor material, is a semiconductor device used to amplify and switch electronic signals. It has at least three terminals for connection to an external circuit. A voltage or current applied to one pair of transistor's terminals changes the current flowing through another pair of terminals. The transistor amplifies the signal since the controlled power can be much more than the controlling power. The transistor is a fundamental building block of...

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2010-10-06 21:55:14

A metal detector is a device that finds metal that may not be visible. The basic metal detector is composed of an oscillator producing an alternating current that passes through the coil producing an alternating magnetic field. If electrically conductive metal is close to the coil then the magnetic field is disrupted and thus the metal detector can sense the hidden metal. The first metal detectors were developed in the 1960s and were used for mining and other industries. They were used...

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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