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Trevor Archibald
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18 votes

Do "non-iron steels" exist?

15 votes

Harvesting thermoelectric energy from computer graphics cards

13 votes
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At what temperature do I risk altering the structure of steel?

13 votes
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How do I form a budget for a mechanical research project?

9 votes
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How does a dimension like "2-Ø12X25L" describe an oval hole?

8 votes

Can I use a pipe of any material other than copper in a counter-flow heat exchanger?

8 votes
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What happens when you put the wrong type of fuel in an internal combustion engine?

8 votes

Are threads machined from high tensile steel more susceptible to damage?

7 votes
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Output pressure of centrifugal pump

7 votes
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How do the dimensions of a ductile iron casting change as it cools?

6 votes
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What should the size difference be between a lid and a container?

6 votes
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For a small valve in a fluid system, what is the relationship between pressure and flow rate?

5 votes
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What amplitude is used for a finite element modal analysis excitation?

5 votes

How can I filter out a signal while extracting only the desired one?

5 votes

Do structural engineers carry insurance for catastrophic errors?

4 votes

Traction mechanisms for a robot in confined spaces

4 votes
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How to Compute Total Strength of Composite Tensile Bars

4 votes

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

4 votes
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Possible Hazards of Software Controlled Systems (Ex. Airline GPS/Elevator)?

4 votes

Are standard structural bolts acceptable for all cold climates?

4 votes
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Solenoid valve pressure drop

4 votes

My customer wants to use my products to do something unsafe. What is my ethical obligation?

4 votes

How should the public raise questions about unsafe structures in the United States?

4 votes
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How much larger must the ID of a cylinder be than the OD for a Slip Fit? Material: Delrin (Acetal)

3 votes
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Block Diagram Reduction: Is it necessary to do it stepwise?

3 votes

Accounting for blank registration within CAD design

3 votes

Identifying category of wind turbine

3 votes
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What's a professional way of tracking design history in plant engineering?

3 votes

Can I use AutoCAD to learn mechanical engineering by DOING (like programming)?

3 votes

How to determine whether a particular velocity vector will result in a laminar flow?