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2015-01-27 23:03:23

New market research report “Micro Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) Markets in China” prepared by AMID Co.

2015-01-27 16:22:09

Expanded Portfolio Reinforces Industry-Leading Offerings to Aftermarket LAS VEGAS, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor Inc.

2015-01-27 08:22:03

New version enables enterprises to validate complete virtual prototypes of complex systems to address emerging engineering challenges - from Internet of Things to advanced materials to embedded software

2015-01-26 16:25:57

DUBLIN, January 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6tv95v/global_air) has announced the addition of the

2015-01-26 12:29:39

- Companies Collaborate to Provide Atlas Copco non-OEM element solutions - LOUISVILLE, Ky. and ST HELENS MERSEYSIDE, England, Jan.

2015-01-26 12:22:34

Product line now includes refrigerants for supermarket, chiller and air conditioning systems with lower global warming potentials than the refrigerants they replace MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan.

2015-01-26 12:21:03

LONDON, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global military ground vehicle maintenance, repair & overhaul market is expected to experience stable growth over the forecast period.


Latest Mechanical engineering Reference Libraries

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2010-09-27 17:29:21

A Mason jar, invented by Rick Mason in 1858, is a glass jar used in canning to preserve food. Ball Corp. manufactured the jars early on and the name ball jar was also applied to the jars. In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning. Usually the jars have a two piece lid composed of a inner flat metal which is covered by by a screw-on ring. The ring creates a vacuum with the lid during the canning process. So that...

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2010-09-27 17:09:09

A Bunsen burner produces a single open gas flame; it is commonly found in labs - used for heating, sterilization, and combustion. Robert Bunsen, in 1852, was hired at the University of Heidelberg and promised a new laboratory building. Heidelberg had just started installing coal-gas street lighting which provided light but not necessarily heat. Laboratory lamps, at the time, left much to be desired regarding economy and simplicity. The desire was to maximize the temperature and minimize...

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2010-09-24 18:05:15

A thermostat regulates the temperature of a system and keeps the system's temperature at desired setpoint temperature. The device does this by turning heating and cooling devices on and off and regulating air flow of a heat transfer fluid as needed. This maintains the correct temperature. Thermostats may be used to control heating or cooling a system, or may be a component part of a heater or air conditioner. There are a variety of ways that thermostats can be constructed and could use...

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2005-05-25 19:16:15

Perlite is an amorphous glass mineral of volcanic origin. Typical analysis: 70-75% SiO2, 12-15% Al2O3, Na2O 3-4%, K2O 3-5%, Fe2O3 0,5-2%, MgO 0,2-0,7%, CaO 0,5-1,5% Loss On Ignition 3-5% Properties: When it reaches temperatures of 850"“900 °C, perlite softens (since it is a glass) and water trapped in the structure escapes and this causes the expansion of the material to 7"“15 times its original volume. The expanded material is a brilliant white, due to the reflectivity of the...

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  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
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