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Why doesn't a lightning strike destroy the lightning rod?

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Does a roadway bridge experience more load when vehicles are parked or when they are moving?

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Can Zinc/Aluminum coated anchor rods be used in concrete?

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Why are most standard bolt threads single start?

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Why do beverage can tabs break when bent?

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Should I reject a concrete mix design for having too high of a compressive strength?

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What is the difference between "Crushed Stone" and "Crushed Gravel" aggregate?

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How accurately are moveable span bridges balanced?

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What is an engineer's liability for code changes that occur after submitting a design?

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Would a "lifting body" design be useful for a train car?

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How is the design life of a reinforced concrete structure calculated?

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Will a sacrificial anode protect any length of metal that it is connected to?

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Does weathering steel corrode the same as carbon steel when it doesn't develop a protective patina?

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What causes friction in magnetic bearings?

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Can two different modeling programs be used to confirm the results of each other?

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Can nuts safely be removed from bolts where the threads have been intentionally damaged?

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Could house fires be prevented by increasing dryer vent speed?

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What is the unbraced length of a pile in soil?

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Are standard structural bolts acceptable for all cold climates?

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How are train crossing signals and highway traffic signals coordinated?

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Does passenger car traffic actually damage roads?

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How are the structural properties of intentionally frozen soil determined?

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What is the process for qualifying a weld between structural steel and stainless steel?

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How do engineers deal with sinkholes?

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How is the long-term creep of a spring determined?

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Design behind typical keyed construction joints in concrete walls

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1 answer
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Are stress concentrations a concern when replacing rivets with high strength bolts?

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1 answer
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Is there a standard percentage to increase structural steel weight to account for bolts?

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What could be the downsides of leaving twist-off bolt splines in the interior of exterior columns?

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534 views

Which component of vehicle tailpipe emissions has the greatest social cost?