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2014-06-03 12:28:02

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-05-27 12:21:53

HELSINKI, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The industrial measurement specialists at ProtoRhino (http://www.protorhino.com/)

2014-05-02 10:24:40

Oil and gas development activities, including underground disposal of wastewater and hydraulic fracturing, may induce earthquakes by changing the state of stress on existing faults to the point of failure.

2014-04-30 12:21:04

TROY, Mich., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As automakers work to differentiate their vehicles to meet industry and customer requirements, all aspects of vehicle design are being optimized.

2014-04-25 23:01:39

Soon, the Commercial Movers will be implementing various training workshops in order to detect and reduce stress among both its employees and the employees of its clients.

2014-04-17 20:21:47

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r79rcs/research_and) has announced the addition of the "Research

2014-04-10 08:21:43

INDIANAPOLIS, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.

Strengthening Steel Without Sacrificing Ductility
2014-04-09 16:20:21

Researchers from Brown University and universities in China have found a simple technique that can strengthen steel without sacrificing ductility.

2014-04-08 12:20:26

TROY, Mich., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Schaeffler - a leading global manufacturer

2014-04-08 08:21:01

BorgWarner's Eco-Launch(TM) Solenoid Valve Helps Stop/Start Systems Improve Fuel Economy with Smoother Launches AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a ceremony


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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