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2011-12-29 08:00:00

Gizmoplans.com offers complete manufacturing plans to build a 3 Cubic Yard Volumetric Concrete Mixer for the concrete industry. The Volumetric DIY Concrete Mixer allows you to mix the exact amount of concrete you want when you need it. (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Both new and existing precast concrete companies looking for ways to save money and increase production can now benefit by building their own 3 cubic yard diy concrete mixer. Gizmoplans.com has released its complete plans to build a...

2011-12-24 08:00:00

The Architecture and Civil Engineering Sciences are two of the new key sections in the Engineering Sciences category of the Sciences Social Network Sciencia.org. The users of the website monitor 72 scientific journals publishing in these two disciplines which currently contain over 9,000 articles. (PRWEB) December 24, 2011 The Engineering Sciences Social Network Sciencia.org was established to provide the very latest news headlines, references and resources from scientific journals, books...

2011-09-26 07:00:00

To service it's customers in South America as well as other area's of the world, James Instruments Inc. launches Spanish language web site. (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 James Instruments Inc., the leading manufacturer of Non-Destructive Testing equipment for the construction and other coarse grained materials, primarily concrete announces the official launch of its Spanish language website to support its Customers and Distributors in Latin America and other area's of the Spanish speaking...

Engineers Test Effects Of Fire On Steel Structures, Nuclear Plant Design
2011-09-04 05:54:43

  Ten years after 9/11, researchers at Purdue University are continuing work that could lead to safer steel structures such as buildings and bridges and also an emerging type of nuclear power plant design. "I want people to understand that in the last 10 years we've not been quiet," said Amit Varma, a Purdue associate professor of civil engineering. "We've been working to make structures better and safer." The researchers are using a custom heating system and a specialized...

2011-07-26 06:50:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Not too many people wake up and shout, "Concrete! I see concrete in my house design and today's the day to make it happen!" "Concrete has a bad rap. It's so common we barely notice it. It has industrial connotations. It's also the thing you skinned your knee on as a kid when you fell off your bike," says Philadelphia Interior Designer Donna Hoffman, (http://www.interiorsbydonnahoffman.com). "Speaking in the most 'concrete' terms, concrete may...

2011-07-12 18:00:00

VENTURA, Calif., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roklin Systems, Inc. announces the tenth anniversary of its FloMix asphalt repair and FlexSet concrete repair products. To celebrate the milestone of these fast-setting, long-lasting polyurethane products, Roklin is announcing an iPad2 Giveaway at www.roklinsystems.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/LA34136LOGO) FloMix and FlexSet are improved offspring of polymer products that were used by NATO in the early 1980s to...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.