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jhabbott
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33 votes

Why don't hydroelectric plants use cascades of turbines instead of single turbines?

30 votes
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What are the pros and cons of a traffic circle versus a traffic light intersection?

19 votes

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

12 votes

How can Pareto Analysis help solve engineering problems?

11 votes

Are pneumatic tires obsolete?

11 votes

Are there different solar panels for recapturing energy from household lighting?

11 votes

In Engineering fields, how often do you find yourself being asked to be a "salesperson", and what is your reaction?

10 votes

Are pontoon bridges being considered to extend bridge span?

10 votes
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How to design a house to be cooled passively?

10 votes

How is the wattage of an incandescent light fixture determined?

9 votes
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Determining Drill Speed

8 votes

How to reduce Engineering Bill of Material Cost for electronics products?

8 votes
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How to calculate lever force when lever has uniformed distributed load?

8 votes
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Are electronic cigarette "atomizers" just evaporating the fluid?

7 votes

Why is my Venturi pump much weaker than expected?

5 votes

Is interference between aircraft an issue for fly-by-wireless technology?

5 votes
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What is the effect of changing the angle of a helicopter flybar?

4 votes

Where can I find a lock that can do this?

4 votes
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Why are so many things around us rectilinear?

4 votes
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What is the name of the part that allows a steam wand to have a moveable joint?

4 votes

What are the lightest springs?

4 votes

Knowing how many times the rear wheels have rotated, and the angle of the front wheels at every time interval, how do I find the location of a car?

4 votes

What is the most efficient means of warming a building with a high ceiling?

3 votes
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What development possibilities could yet exist in water desalination?

3 votes

How to remove heat from an IP66 enclosure?

3 votes

What is a "window of length N" in a signal processing algorithm?

3 votes

Is the reliability of automotive sensor technology impeding the success of self driving car?

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Block and Tackle with Ramp - stopping rope drag

2 votes

Is there an equivalent concept in engineering to CS's "search space reduction"?

2 votes

How to remove heat from an IP66 enclosure?