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23 votes

Extending USB cable makes it not work

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Benefit of removing the center "engine hub" inside a fan

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What is the difference between FEA and CFD?

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Why do hydroelectric plants use turbines instead of an efficient 'water wheel' configuration?

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Strength of a welded steel gate with vertical bars vs. crossed diagonal bars

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Why do tower cranes have gear shifts?

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Galvanized Steel (Zinc Plated Steel) vs Stainless Steel

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What fundamentally distinguishes cavitation and boiling as different phenomena?

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

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What is the difference between implicit and explicit analysis in ABAQUS?

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What is the "tl" unit of weight measurement?

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What is Saint Venant Principle?

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Do scaled models reflect strength characteristics of full size

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What's sort of "sidewalk" pavement is this?

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Why is tensorial shear strain half of engineering shear strain?

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Will a short brick wall help shield against bass or will it go around?

7 votes

Is it structurally sound to cut an I beam to a T on one end?

7 votes

Is there a reason (in terms of the physics involved) why it is better to push start a car in 2nd gear rather than 1st?

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What is the name for a removable sewn bag stitch?

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Units to use in this formula?

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How do we specify among a shim, spacer, and washer?

7 votes

How to make screws stay tight under high vibration?

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How to handle reflections when cutting metal with a laser?

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Train Signalling - What Do They Mean

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Logic behind location of shear centre

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Why does a simple pin-ended triangular (arched/curved) beam deflect more due to secondary effects (non-linear analysis)?

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What technologies prevent drones from being as efficient as birds?

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What really is so special about principal stresses or stress invariants?

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Why do some guyed towers come to a point at the bottom?

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Why are roads straightened when widened?

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