Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Economist Doing Business In… City Audio Guide

Ever have to travel on business to major business cities like New York, London, Hong Kong, Buenos Aires, Beijing, or Moscow? Check out The Economist Doing Business In... Audio Guides. If you're lucky enough to find a guide to the … Continue reading

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Make your own Halloween Costume Cheap and Easy

Halloween is coming up, so maybe that means it's time to dress up. You might have a party to go to, kids to take around the block, or an office to cheer up. But you don't feel like spending $100 … Continue reading

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Free Heat Transfer and Heat Exchanger Textbooks

FREE, full-sized textbooks on heat transfer and heat exchanger design. You can download or view them as .pdf files right now. Interested? I've got two to share. A Heat Transfer Textbook, 3rd edition by John H. Lienhard IV and John … Continue reading

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My Favourite Unit Conversion Program

There are lots of ways to solve unit conversion problems, but I thought I would share my favourite little program. Convert for windows. It's simple, it's free, it's a tiny little tool, it has a good range of unit types … Continue reading

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Crane Technical Paper No. 410 Revision in November 2009

Crane Technical Paper No. 410 Flow of Fluids Through Valves, Fittings, and Pipe, also known as TP410, is remarkably important to the field of hydraulic calculations. With it's standard equations and research-derived methods for quickly and practically calculating pressure loss … Continue reading

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