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2011-10-05 08:00:00

VISTA, Calif., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today the company has secured an order for Lumber, Labor, Trusses and EWP products coated with Red Shield(TM) protection to build 37 triplexes representing 111 units for Cornerstone Communities "Veranza II" project located in "The Summit at Eastlake" Chula Vista, California. ECOB has received the first release of the contract representing in excess of $176,000.00 dollars in gross revenues to...

2011-09-29 18:15:00

How a wine rack shakes in an earthquake. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 What happens when a large earthquake simulator meets a pricey wine collection? Find out in the first âœWill It Shakeâ installment from âœTotally Unpreparedâ, as hostess Susan Jekarl heads to the University of California, San Diego to show viewers what happens when the earth starts moving and bottles start flying. UCSD is home to the...

2011-09-27 15:50:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPetro Resources Company (NYSE Amex: GPR) ("GeoPetro", "we", "our" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the 3D seismic acquisition and processing operations on its Bengara-II Block, Indonesia have been completed. The Bengara-II Block production sharing contract ("Bengara-II PSC") is owned and operated by the Company's 12% owned subsidiary, Continental-GeoPetro (Bengara-II) Ltd. ("CGB2"). Surface damage claims disputes with prawn...

2011-09-27 09:00:00

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Energy Corporation (OTCBB: CPPXF) (the "Company") an emerging international oil and gas company, today announced the hard fought completion of 3D seismic acquisition and processing operations on its Bengara-II Block, Indonesia. The Bengara-II block production sharing contract is owned and operated by the Company's 18% owned subsidiary, Continental-GeoPetro (Bengara-II) Ltd. ("CGB2"). Surface damage claims disputes with prawn...

2011-08-24 10:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest earthquake to hit Virginia in more than a century struck Louisa County yesterday. The 5.9 earthquake hit Virginia at 1:51 p.m. on August 23, but the effects were felt in several states including Washington, New York City and North Carolina. No injuries or major damage were reported but many buildings were evacuated and masses of people flooded the streets. Some buildings also experienced electrical loss. The quake comes...

2011-08-09 07:30:00

DENVER, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Psychological Association says stress costs corporations $300 billion a year in absences, medical costs, lost productivity and turnover. But this doesn't have to happen. "You perceive situations as threatening every day. You forgot you have the ability to shift your perceptions and your reactions to any situation which makes all of the difference in the outcome," says stress relief expert Lauren E. Miller, who recently launched her 4th...

2011-08-07 00:02:27

Distron Corporation expands electromechanical assembly capabilities to meet the manufacturing needs of businesses in Massachusetts and across the country. Attleboro Falls, MA (PRWEB) August 06, 2011 With both factory expansion and new equipment, Distron Corporation of Attleboro Falls, MA has, according to company president Robert Donovan, "Totally overhauled our capability to provide Electromechanical Assembly on a higher level." Electromechanical assembly is an industrial manufacturing...

2011-07-29 09:00:00

GENEVA, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,(1) has expanded its portfolio with a new device that combines three-axis sensing of both linear and angular motion. ST's high-performance multi-sensor module with six degrees of freedom targets advanced motion-sensing...

2011-07-26 16:12:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The State of Nebraska is unveiling a new service to make it easier for motorists to obtain copies of vehicle collision reports. Collision reports submitted by local police departments, sheriffs' departments and state police are now available on BuyCrash.com for immediate printing 24/7 through a secure Internet connection. To obtain a copy of a collision report, individuals can access BuyCrash.com, enter a few simple pieces of information,...

2011-06-28 08:00:00

VISTA, Calif., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoBlu Products, Inc., (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today that it has formed a subsidiary company wholly owned by EcoBlu Products, Inc. named E Build & Truss, Inc. Currently located on several acres in Oceanside, California with full production capabilities. The formation of this organization allows ECOB to offer full turnkey products and services to the Southern California builders including Red Shield(TM) Lumber, Labor and Truss packages....


Latest Mechanics Reference Libraries

Seismology
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Seismology is the scientific study of earthquakes and the spread of elastic waves through the Earth or through other planet-like bodies. The field includes studies of earthquake effects, such as tsunamis in addition to diverse seismic sources such as tectonic, volcanic, oceanic, atmospheric, and artificial processes. A related field that utilizes geology to infer information regarding past earthquakes is paleoseismology. A recording of earth motion as a function of time is a seismogram. A...

Physics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and its motion through space-time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. On a broader scale, it also involves the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves. Physics is one of the oldest academic disciplines, perhaps the oldest through its inclusion of astronomy. Physics was part of natural philosophy until the Scientific Revolution in the 16th century, when the natural...

Computational Mechanics (journal)
2012-06-04 15:29:14

Computational Mechanics is a scientific journal founded in 1986 and published monthly by Springer. The journal covers all aspects of computational mechanics and reports original research in the field. It focuses on areas that involve the rational application of mechanics, mathematics, and numerical methods in the practice of modern engineering. Areas covered include solid and structural mechanics, multi-body system dynamics, constitutive modeling, inelastic and finite deformation response,...

Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering
2012-04-25 10:02:44

Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering (ACME) is a scholarly journal that publishes reviews presenting developments in computational engineering. It also provides a forum for spreading results of research and advanced industrial practice in computational engineering with particular emphasis on mechanics and related fields. The editor-in-chief is Michael Kleiber, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw. Areas of publication in the...

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2010-10-07 16:05:32

The Seismometer is an instrument designed to measure the motions of the ground. This includes seismic waves generated by earthquakes, nuclear explosions, and other seismic sources. Records of these activities allow seismologists to map the interior of the Earth, and locate and measure the size of the different sources. There are also seismographs, which is sometimes used in place of the word seismometer. However, a seismograph is the older instrument in which the measuring and recording...

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