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2012-09-13 02:29:11

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Power Dynamics LLC, under contract to W. A. Chester, LLC, has delivered a 50 kip mobile power cable pulling unit. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/CG73680) Power Dynamics provided design services needed to tailor the unit to meet the client's specific needs. The unit was manufactured at PDI's headquarters located at Stennis Space Center, MS. The pulling unit features a traction winch and storage reel...

2012-02-28 09:43:50

VTT researchers have shown that surface tension on a solid material is unconnected to the energy required to create a new surface. Consequently, surface tension on a solid does not exist in its conventional meaning. It is generally believed that an excess surface tension on a solid material exists, in similar manner to that on a liquid. This tension is described by the Shuttleworth equation, which was presented more than 60 years ago and is considered a fundamental equation of surface...