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Heat Exchangers: Design and Types
Heat exchangers are a common piece of industrial equipment. Knowing when to specify heat exchangers as well as design and construction details is a highly valuable skill. This article reviews…
Modeling the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States
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Don’t Let Comfort Kill Your Soul
Fresh out of school, my first job was in the electric motor research and development division of Toshiba. The job had a certain cachet to it – Toshiba is a…
What 18 Years as a DJ Taught me About Leadership
Too often, people compartmentalize the business and personal worlds and believe what is learned in one sphere cannot be applied to another. Yet, of all of the different ways to…
Engineering Tools & Calculators See all
Flange Working Pressure Rating
Given design pressure and temperature, calculate an appropriate flange rating.
Heat Trace Requirements
This tool will give you the wattage losses to outside air given the insulation material and pipe size.
Control Panel Heat Dissipation
For calculating the heat rise inside of NEMA or IP rated enclosure.
Margin & Markup
Margin and markup are frequently confused. Don’t make that error with this easy to use tool.
Cable Sizing and Length
Ensure the proper cable size given acceptable loss, voltage, and amps. Or determine how far a particular cable can be run given acceptable loss, voltage, and amps.