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19 votes

Can we add treadmill-like structures over the airplane surfaces to reduce friction, decrease drag and producing energy?

15 votes

Why do heavy trucks use air brakes?

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What would "wired houses" refer to in 1928?

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Metric bolt shear strength for a layman

11 votes

What did all those valves do in a U-Boat?

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Amp-Hours vs Volts in electric chainsaw specifications

7 votes

Why are multiple locomotives attached only to the front for larger trains?

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Definition of buckling as a sudden deformation

6 votes

What is the maximum angle of a shelf angled brace?

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Why do kWh (smart) meters have a maximum operating altitude?

5 votes

Is there a torque wrench you can use a "Cheater Bar" on?

5 votes

Is there a difference between a "brushless motor" and a "motor without brushes"?

5 votes

Hack a kitchen freezer for lower temperature

5 votes

Influence of design on corrosion control

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Mechanical mechanism that regulates gear's rotational velocity

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How much longer could Titanic have remained afloat if it had gotten rid of its anchor and chain right after hitting the iceberg?

5 votes

Why actuators are mounted in inverted position?

5 votes

Why does the manual to my floor fan tell me to pull out the cord whenever it's not in use?

5 votes

What is the maximum possible compression with fuel injection in a gasoline combustion engine?

4 votes

why can't you hybridise an internal combustion engine with a steam turbine

4 votes

Can you uncouple the locomotive from the rest of the train at high speed in an emergency?

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Converting kJ provided to a closed system into final temperature of the system

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What, roughly, are the characteristics of nuclear power in grid management?

4 votes

How to lift an antenna tower into position?

4 votes

Is it practical to build and use a linear or H shift pattern gearbox completely out of wood that will last just as long as metal one?

4 votes

Transformers and systems with gears have similar computation when having quantities refer to different parts. What is the general concept?

4 votes

Does the the field of tribology include the study of adhesives?

4 votes

Were steam locomotive fitted with centrifugal governor?

4 votes

Do I need a pressure relief/safety valve if my pump can't exceed the rated system pressure?

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How long a spiral copper tube would need to be in a monotube boiler in order to achieve 0.02 kg of steam per second?

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