Monthly Archives: January 2010

Latest mechanical news – Wold-Hoekstra

If you’ve been keeping up with my blog posts lately you’ll know I’ve come to adding a few news posts from around the web on this subject. I’ve got a couple more today that are new and updated, so let me know what you think of em…

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Wold is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in mechanical Continue reading Latest mechanical news – Wold-Hoekstra

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A Mechanical Forex Trading System – A Checklist on How to Choose the Best Systems

If you want to use a mechanical Forex trading system and make profits you need to be aware that most systems don’t make money and if you are choosing one, you need to pick one that has a good track record but also one that has these key points.

It’s verified as correct by an outside independent party which has audited it and it should Continue reading A Mechanical Forex Trading System – A Checklist on How to Choose the Best Systems

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Career Options After Doing Mechanical Engineering

Career Options After Doing Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering is a broad field that is a subset of general engineering which involves the application of the principles of physics for the analysis, design, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems. An engineer uses science and mathematical principles for solving Continue reading Career Options After Doing Mechanical Engineering

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Mechanical Seals – Example of Seal Types Under These Industrial Products

Seals are generally important in order to prevent leakages in products. When speaking of mechanical seals, expect that it is used in order to serve that very same purpose in plumbing systems. These devices are also highly favored in joining mechanisms together the same way that adhesives work. The device commonly contains pressure Continue reading Mechanical Seals – Example of Seal Types Under These Industrial Products

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Making Homemade Gizmos For Fun – Inexpensive And Rewarding Projects

Making Homemade Gizmos For Fun – Inexpensive And Rewarding Projects
 by: Alan Detwiler

Making simple, homemade devices is fun for any young person who likes to tinker and build. The build-it-yourself enthusiast will get a great sense of accomplishment from creating self-designed items.

Someone looking for a hobby or anyone interested Continue reading Making Homemade Gizmos For Fun – Inexpensive And Rewarding Projects

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How do I get lead out of mechanical pencil sharpener?

How do I get lead out of mechanical pencil sharpener?

I was sharpening a pencil, and a piece of lead is stuck in it, so I can't fully sharpen another pencil. I tried tapping several times in an attempt to dislodge the lead, but no luck. I thought of trying to fish it out with an unfurled paper clip (unplugged of course), but I'm Continue reading How do I get lead out of mechanical pencil sharpener?

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The Marine Chronometer – A Mechanical Masterpiece

We’ve studied the nascence of the marine chronometer. Examined the tireless work of John Harrison and the disgraceful way he was treated by the Board of Longitude. It’s time now to see the instrument in its present state.

Just a little bit of recapping. In 1765, Pierre Le Roy, who’s father, Julien, had been clockmaker to Louis XV, with Continue reading The Marine Chronometer – A Mechanical Masterpiece

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Discover The History Of Mechanical Music, Part Iii

Discover The History Of Mechanical Music, Part Iii

Copyright 2006 Monique Hawkins

There is much more to music figurines, wooden jewelry boxes, children’s jewelry boxes, and wooden keepsake boxes that meet the eye. Indeed, all mechanical music, including music boxes, has a unique history. Let’s continue to discover what that is. Continue reading Discover The History Of Mechanical Music, Part Iii

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