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Posted on August 3rd, 2016 by admin

The great myth of our times is that technology is communication. – Libby Larsen (Composer) Did you know that Leonardo Da Vinci invented an alarm clock that woke him up by rubbing his feet? As far back as we can remember, man has made contraptions to make his life better and more productive. The same […]

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Doughnut Or Holes

Posted on July 10th, 2016 by admin

Admit it… Most engineers are so busy its hard to step back and smell the coffee. That’s why many of us get that “deer in headlights” look when a conversation steers into humorous territory. Lighten up a bit and enjoy some of the pleasures if life… Like Doughnuts! Why did the doughnut go to the dentist?… […]

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Blowing Hot Air- Ideal Gas

Posted on July 6th, 2016 by admin

No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.  — Harry Emerson Fosdick   The need to predict gas properties at other states is necessary for engineers to estimate conditions such […]

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Pressing Your Pipe To The Limit

Posted on June 28th, 2016 by admin

How much pipe pressure is too much? In straight pipe, the answer depends on temperature, size, materials, corrosion allowance and/or manufacturer allowance. I’ve noticed over the years that when someone mentions the words, “Maximum Allowable Working Pressure”, that they may have different meanings. It doesn’t help when Regulatory agencies use terms that have relative meanings as well. […]

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Spinning A Change On Your Centrifugal Pump

Posted on June 21st, 2016 by admin

“Call the engineer, the whole piping system is screwed up!”   This is the direction from the production foreman as they are tired of troubleshooting your design. Probably been working through the weekend and calling you choice names in the process. They are headed to your office now while you are knee deep in another design issue. You […]

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9 High Output Engineering Tools

Posted on June 13th, 2016 by admin

“The most important thing is to keep the most important thing the most important thing.” ― Donald P Coduto The engineer in demand is a restless soul! When his/her career reaches full swing, it can be hard to manage the mountain of demands. The purpose of this blog is to provide a summary of tools […]

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How Will I Get Paid

Posted on May 30th, 2016 by admin

First Things First “The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” – Jeff Miller Well here it is… a Memorial Day and the launch of The Engineering Job Link. I really didn’t plan it out that way, but thought I would proceed as planned. I know many […]

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How to be an Engineering Consultant Quick Guide

Posted on May 23rd, 2016 by admin

“First rule of engineering; beware prototypes. Along with, avoid anything made by an engineer who doesn’t have all his own fingers.” ― Simon R. Green The post below may sound a little familiar to some, but I thought it would be a great subject for The Engineering Job Link Blog with a few edits. So, […]

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Design A Fire Monitor System That Kicks

Posted on May 11th, 2016 by admin

A small system can transfer the weight of your car in one minute! Have you ever seen a fire nozzle arc of water thrusting from a tug, workboat or similar? I’ll bet you saw a few during the news coverage of the BP oil spill in the Gulf. These streams may not seem too impressive from […]

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The Engineering Job Link Blog Intro

Posted on April 27th, 2016 by admin

Hello! This is my very first TEST post on The Engineering Job Link Blog. Since I am new to this, I’ve been playing around with the limitations of this platform… Many new things for me to learn, so I hope you are not bored to death during the process! I did want to mention here the […]

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